Comcast subscribers can now take advantage of a new mobile hotspot service. The award-winning Novatel 4G/3G MiFi 4082 mobile hotspot device has just been rebranded for Comcast XFINITY Internet 2go. The service is sure to make accessing the internet much easier on the go and at a price that's very competitive.
The Novatel 4G/3G MiFi 4082 mobile hotspot device used by Comcast isn't your typical hotspot. It comes with software preloaded so that there is no installation required and it features an e-ink display to show battery status, signal, and number of connected devices, as it can connect up to five. It also has a MicroSD slot for an up to 32GB memory card. The hotspot is also sleek and small, about the size of a credit card.
As the Comcast XFINITY Internet 2go, the device will cost only $25 to purchase. The monthly plan will cost you about $40 per month for the first 12 months, after which it goes to $55 per month. This is still much lower than what's offered by competing services such as Sprint and Verizon. But do note, that nationwide coverage is 3G, with only select areas able to enjoy 4G speeds. So, to find out if you're in one of the lucky areas, check out this map.
Novatel Wireless MiFi 4082 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot Now Available Through
SAN DIEGO May 6, 2011 Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a leading
provider of wireless broadband access solutions, today announced that its
new MiFi® 4082 is available to purchase through Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:
CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation¹s leading providers of entertainment,
information and communication products and services. Novatel Wireless will
supply its MiFi® 4082 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot and support Comcast as the
company continues its nationwide rollout of Xfinity® Internet 2go. The MiFi
4082 is commercially available through Comcast¹s website:
www.comcast.com/2go and will be offered to new Xfinity Internet 2go
customers for a $25 one-time fee with a qualifying Xfinity Internet 2go
³We¹re excited to assist Comcast in rolling out their next generation
Xfinity Internet 2go 4G/3G Mobile Hotspot device, perfect for watching TV
and movies on-the-go,² said Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. ³The new
MiFi 4082 delivers 4G speeds and complements Comcast¹s broad connectivity
and entertainment offering perfectly, providing innovative services not
only for the home but now also on-the-go².
The MiFi 4082 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot is the newest version of the
award-winning MiFi family of products bringing 4G WiMAX to consumers with
one-touch connectivity for up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices.
The MiFi 4082 device comes preloaded with MiFi OS , widgets and application
support, offering customers capabilities beyond just Internet connectivity.
It also features an external e-Ink display with status indicators for
battery, signal strength and number of connected devices. The device also
features shared storage capability through a microSD slot with up to 32GB.
Delivering industry-leading performance and best-in-class session continuity
between 4G and 3G, the award-winning MiFi 4082 Mobile Hotspot requires no
cables or software installation and easily supports all the needs of a
family household, a frequent traveler who wants to avoid Wi-Fi charges, or
even a small business team in a form factor about the size of a credit card.
- Intuitive eInk display with status indicators for battery, signal and the
number of connected devices
- Browser user interface for configuration
- MicroSD slot for up to 32GB memory card
- Supports Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems
- Datalink 3G/4G
- No software required for Wi-Fi connection
- Battery: 1500mAh over four hours of usage; 60 hours of standby time
- Weight: 85 grams with battery (3 oz.)
- Antenna: Integrated Wi-Fi antenna
- Wireless Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n
Visit www.comcast.com/2go for additional information, pricing plans and
ABOUT NOVATEL WIRELESS
Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of
intelligent wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies providing
wireless connectivity. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions
to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide.
Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems,
embedded modules and smart M2M modules provide innovative anywhere, anytime
communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered in San
Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more
information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)