The new T-Mobile
webConnect USB Laptop Stick, manufactured by Huawei Technologies accesses T-Mobile's 3G high-speed data
network HSDPA and accessible Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) network, which
includes access to more than 10,000 convenient locations across the U.S.
in the T-Mobile HotSpot Network.
Laptop users plug the
webConnect laptop stick into their laptop and the built-in Connection
Manager software automatically finds the best available Internet
connection. It also has 8 gigabytes of storage for documents,
music or movies -- eliminating the need for an additional USB memory
With tri-band 3G connectivity, the webConnect laptop stick is compatible
with mobile broadband networks worldwide. For use in areas where 3G coverage is not yet
available, the webConnect laptop stick is also compatible with
T-Mobile's nationwide EDGE network as well as EDGE/GPRS frequency bands
webConnect USB Laptop Stick costs $49.99 with a two-year
contract after rebate; $99.99 with one-year contract; or $249.99 with
T-Mobile USA continues to aggressively expand its 3G wireless broadband
services, and the company's 3G high-speed data network is available in
more than 130 U.S. cities as of the end of 2008. In 2009, the company
plans to double the population currently covered by its high-speed
network to reach more than 200 million people in the U.S., which
includes expansion to an additional 100 cities by the end of the year.