SIM Cards for Universal Wireless Access: Says Intel

Intel along with GSM association (GSMA) has launched a scheme this week to equip future laptops with a SIM card slot, providing an integrated support for 3G mobile phone network connectivity. Intel has a goal to make this technology omnipresent in laptops as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are in present. Further in advance step, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSPDA) technology will be included to accelerate 3G download speed to broadband speed. Planning's are under consideration to add SIM slot effectively, so that user can roam seamlessly between WLAN and 3G WAN.