USB Modem

ZTE unveils the smallest 4G LTE datacard available

ZTE unveils the smallest 4G LTE datacard available

ZTE has announced the launch of its MF823, a small dongle it touts as the smallest 4G LTE data card currently available. The little white unit has already launched in Kazakhstan, of all places, and is heading for Europe and Asia "soon." The press release doesn't state a price, but if similar offerings from the company are any indication, you'll likely be looking at $200+ for the unit.

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XCom Global Huawei 3G E176G USB Modem Review

XCom Global Huawei 3G E176G USB Modem Review

This Spring we got the opportunity to work with the Huawei model E176G 3G USB dongle connected to XCom Global for mobile data. This little device comes with a cap for the USB plug, the whole device is small enough to very easily slip into your pocket, and the whole package comes with an extensive manual and instructions that make its implementation relatively easy to set up and ultra-simple to use. I personally used this device during the entirety of Mobile World Congress over in Barcelona, Spain, and have to say: it worked pretty darn nicely.

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Samsung teases mystery device called “The Overachiever”

Samsung teases mystery device called “The Overachiever”

Samsung has quietly launched a teaser page for a mysterious device that it's calling "The Overachiever." Not too many clues have been provided, but the device appears to be a wireless USB modem, possibly for 4G HSPA+ or LTE connectivity while on the road. The page simply reads "Meet The Overachiever" and provides a registration button with the message, "Take the first step on the road to greatness." Very cryptic indeed.

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LTE Rolls Out in Canada for the First Time Ever

LTE Rolls Out in Canada for the First Time Ever

Not that there's going to be another time that LTE will be rolling out in Canada, but it's never been there before! The folks at Rogers have released word that Canada's first Long Term Evolution will be coming from then, and folks in Ottawa will be the first to see the speed. The speedy network will be rolling out additionally in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal by the end of 2011 with an additional twenty-one markets inside of 2012. That's quick!

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T-Mobile doubles 4G network speed in three cities and offers new devices

T-Mobile doubles 4G network speed in three cities and offers new devices

T-Mobile has announced today at CTIA that is has doubled the speed of its 4G network in three major cities in the US allowing users of the network to enjoy faster access. The new data speed is 42Mbps download and will be offered only in Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando as of now. The next area to get the new 4G speed will be Chicago and then T-Mobile will expand the New York area 4G networks down to Long Island, NY.

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LG VL600 LTE USB Modem Landing This Sunday for $99

LG VL600 LTE USB Modem Landing This Sunday for $99

The information regarding Verizon's 4G LTE roll-out are still slipping through the pipe, and now it's LG's turn to come forward and officially announce their 4G USB modem. The company is happy to announce that they'll be the single modem at launch, bringing the LG VL600 LTE USB modem to Verizon's stores, as well as Verizon's website, beginning Sunday, December 5th. The same day that Verizon is set to flip the switch on LTE, and launch it in 38 markets, along with 60 airports.

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LG VL600 & Pantech UML290 LTE USB Modems Launching Verizon’s 4G Network

LG VL600 & Pantech UML290 LTE USB Modems Launching Verizon’s 4G Network

The details regarding Verizon's upcoming launch of their 4G, LTE network are starting to break through. Verizon has officially released the press release for the announcement, and it not only includes the names for the 4G USB modems that consumers will be able to purchase, but also outlines how much everything will cost when it's all said and done. Verizon is set to kick off their press release any minute, and their 4G network is launching in 38 markets (and 60 airpots) this Sunday, December 5th.

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