Sprint Airave - It's like T-Mobile's HotSpot @Home, only from Sprint

Sprint has just announced the launch of a product that is going to revolutionize the mobile phone industry. Imagine using your cell phone at home without actually using up any of your minutes. Your phone would actually be routed through a wireless receiver that connected to your broadband connection. Wouldn't that be amazing?

Yea, it is pretty cool, too bad that T-Mobile beat them to the punch with their HotSpot @Home service. There is a significant difference between the two technologies. T-Mobile's HotSpot @Home service requires you to use a special phone, while Sprint's new Airave works with any Sprint phone.

The Airave base station will run you $49.99 and the service will set you back $15 for a single phone, or $30 for the whole family.

Sprint boosts indoor cell signals [via crave]