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Verizon and ZTE Introduce the AD3700 for World Travellers

Verizon and ZTE Introduce the AD3700 for World Travellers

Verizon Wireless announced today the upcoming release of the AD3700 global USB modem from ZTE. Locally, the device will utilize Verizon's EV-DO Revision A network, but globally it will open up its network capability and access EV-DO, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, and UMTS, allowing Verizon wireless customers to use their new device in 175 countries.

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MiFi 2372 with AT&T and Rogers-friendly HSPA gets official

MiFi 2372 with AT&T and Rogers-friendly HSPA gets official

Hot on the heels of yesterday's MiFi 2352 HSPA launch in Spain, together with the release of the MiFi SDK, comes the official announcement of the much-anticipated Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372, the North America -optimized HSPA model.  As with the other MiFi devices, the MiFi 2372 allows the sharing of a single GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA connection with up to five WiFi-connected clients; what makes it different is its support for North American 3G networks.

 

LG GW620 Eve QWERTY Android phone discovered

LG GW620 Eve QWERTY Android phone discovered

Some in-depth sleuthing of LG's website has thrown up details of an unannounced Android device from the company, the LG GW620.  Tipped to support UMTS/HSDPA and GPRS (though with no sign of which bands it supports), the GW620 also has a QWERTY keyboard and a half-VGA 320 x 480 display that we presume is a touchscreen.

Interestingly, the handset has also been spotted previously by Cellpassion at the WiFi Alliance [pdf link], where it went by the name of the LG Eve.  They had no other details - at the time it was unknown that the Eve was to be an Android device - but its presence on a testing site does indicate that the GW620 may be close to release.

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Toshiba TG01 official launch on July 9th: SlashGear will be there!

Toshiba TG01 official launch on July 9th: SlashGear will be there!

It's been almost five months since Toshiba first revealed their TG01 Windows Mobile smartphone, and now the company has invited us back to London on Thursday July 9th for what we're assuming is the handset's official release.  Set to go on sale in Germany and Japan imminently, the TG01 has a vast 4.1-inch WVGA 800 x 480 touchscreen, 3G UMTS/HSPA, WiFi, A-GPS and Qualcomm's 1GHz Snapdragon chipset running the show.

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AT&T UMTS Femtocell national launch by end of 2009

AT&T UMTS Femtocell national launch by end of 2009

AT&T's femtocell system should launch nationally by the end of the year, according to one of the carrier's senior executives.  Gordon Mansfield, AT&T's executive director for radio access network delivery, has revealed that the UMTS femtocell - which has been in trials with around 200 users for the past few months - will initially take on more test customers before the complete roll-out.

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