Clearwire's new CLEAR 4G and 3G/4G mobile hotspots have gone up for sale, having made their preorder debut last month. The CLEAR Spot 4G and Spot 4G+ both share their WiMAX connection with various WiFi clients - up to eight with the Spot 4G, and up to five with the Spot 4G+ - and are in CLEAR stores today.
The Spot 4G only has a WiMAX modem, while the Spot 4G+ can also use Sprint's 3G network when you're outside of CLEAR coverage. The Spot 4G is priced at $99.99 with plans from $40 per month, while the Spot 4G+ is priced at $224.99 with plans from $50 per month; both can also be leased.
Clearwire Announces Nationwide Availability of 4G/Wi-Fi Personal Mobile Hot Spots
CLEAR Spots Now Available in CLEAR Retail Stores, from CLEAR Authorized Dealers and at CLEAR.com
KIRKLAND, Wash. – July 7, 2010 – Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR), a leading provider of wireless broadband services, today announced the in-store and online availability of the CLEAR Spot 4G and CLEAR Spot 4G+ mobile hot spots. The company also announced that it has begun filling pre-orders for both devices.
The CLEAR Spot 4G and CLEAR Spot 4G+ bring super fast speeds and 4G connectivity to Wi-Fi enabled laptops, netbooks, smartphones, portable gaming and other connected devices – without the worries or hassles of tiered or capped data usage plans.
CLEAR Spot 4G
The CLEAR Spot 4G is a personal mobile hotspot allowing users to easily and securely share unlimited super fast Internet access anywhere CLEAR has coverage simultaneously with up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices. The CLEAR Spot 4G costs $99.99 or can be leased for $4.99 a month. Monthly CLEAR service plans start at $40 per month.
CLEAR Spot 4G+
The CLEAR Spot 4G+ allows power users and road warriors to stay connected across the U.S. by automatically switching from 4G and connecting to Sprint’s 3G nationwide network outside the 4G coverage area. The CLEAR Spot 4G+ enables users to securely share the connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices at the same time. The CLEAR Spot 4G+ costs $224.99 or can be leased for $5.99 a month. Monthly CLEAR service plans start at $55 per month.
Both devices can be ordered online at www.clear.com/spot or purchased nationwide at CLEAR retail stores and authorized dealers beginning today.