mobile hotspot

Three Web Cube promises broadband for digital nomads

Three Web Cube promises broadband for digital nomads

UK carrier Three has answered the (perhaps unasked) question of what you call a mobile hotspot when it's not actually mobile: the Three Web Cube, packing a 3G HSPA+ connection into a fixed WiFi router. Promising plug-and-play simplicity, the box comes with a SIM pre-installed and a choice of tariffs with up to 15GB of data per month.

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Clearwire Clear Hub Express and Clear Spot Voyager WiMax hotspots revealed

Clearwire Clear Hub Express and Clear Spot Voyager WiMax hotspots revealed

Clearwire has released information on price and release for a couple of new hotspots, both of them running on their current WiMAX 4G network. The first is a $99 wifi router mobile hotspot combination device called Clear Hub Express, it made for both your home and your mobile office. The Clear Spot Voyager, on the other hand, is a $124 device and the ability to run WiMAX wirelessly to eight devices for up to six hours on its own internal battery. These come amid Clearwire upgrading their network to LTE, but stick to WiMAX in the interim.

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AT&T Q4 2011: 7.6m iPhones activated, revenue hits $32.5bn

AT&T Q4 2011: 7.6m iPhones activated, revenue hits $32.5bn

AT&T has revealed its Q4 2011 financial results, with incredibly strong iPhone activations - contributing 7.6m to 9.4m smartphone sales - helping boost revenue by $1.1bn year-on-year to $32.5bn. Smartphones and mobile broadband were the stand-outs for the carrier, with 82-percent of postpaid device sales being smartphones and postpaid ARPU (average revenue per user) up to $63.76.

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T-Mobile quietly launching 5GB, 10GB data plan deal on January 25

T-Mobile quietly launching 5GB, 10GB data plan deal on January 25

T-Mobile is preparing to launch Unlimited Premium 5GB and 10GB data plans that can have Smartphone Mobile Hotspot and MobileLife Album Plus services added on for free, according to a leaked memo obtained by TMoNews. The promotion will be launched quietly, meaning the company won't actively promote the deal and the additional free services are only included if customers ask for them.

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Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE mobile hotspot outed

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE mobile hotspot outed

Verizon has outed a new mobile hotspot, the Verizon Jetpack, offering to share a 4G LTE connection with up to 10 WiFi-tethered devices. Set to launch "in the coming weeks" the Jetpack not only offers LTE and EVDO Rev.A support for use on Verizon's network, but throws in quadband EDGE and HSPA as well for roaming abroad.

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T-Mobile reveals sub-$50 phone, tablet and hotspot sale

T-Mobile reveals sub-$50 phone, tablet and hotspot sale

Pre-CES may be a silly time to buy a new gadget, but if your heart is set on a fresh cellphone to ring in the new year then T-Mobile USA has a post-holiday deal for you. The carrier's New Year, New Phone promotion kicks off this Friday, January 6, and runs through to Sunday, offering tablets like the LG G-Slate and smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S II for $49.99 with a new agreement.

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Three WiFi Hub ZTE MF10 Review

Three WiFi Hub ZTE MF10 Review

With mobile data speeds matching - and in some case exceeding - traditional wired broadband connections, it's no surprise that data sticks have taken off in the past few years. Until now, the two most common options are a USB dongle, for getting a single device online, or a mobile hotspot, sharing a 3G/4G connection with a number of WiFi-tethered clients. Now UK carrier Three has launched the Three WiFi Hub (aka ZTE MF10), a compact, semi-portable way to share a USB modem's connection with multiple wireless and wired devices. Must-have addition to your gear bag or just a glossy paperweight; the full SlashGear review waits beyond the cut.

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Sprint: 15 LTE phones, tablets & modems by end of 2012

Sprint: 15 LTE phones, tablets & modems by end of 2012

Sprint has promised that its first dual-mode CDMA/LTE phones will reach the market in the first half of 2012, with the expectation of 15 LTE-capable phones, tablets and data cards/modems/mobile hotspots on sale by the end of next year. The carrier confirmed its LTE plans earlier today, with the new devices set to run on a network Sprint expects to have operational in 2012, PC Mag's Sascha Segan reports.

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TruConnect Mobile offers pay-as-you-go internet

TruConnect Mobile offers pay-as-you-go internet

TruConnect is partnering with the nation's third largest carrier to bring you pay-as-you-go internet starting at a low $4.99 per month rate. Each MB of data used costs 3.9 cents on top of the low base rate. The service can be had either through a USB dongle or a MiFi WiFi mobile hotspot device.

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BlackBerry 7 OS devices to finally get WiFi Hot Spot support

BlackBerry 7 OS devices to finally get WiFi Hot Spot support

The BlackBerry 7 OS devices recently launched have on their boxes the label "Hot Spot Capable," and yet none are capable of this feature just yet. A leaked memo to the Now Network carrier, however, reveals that the mobile WiFi Hot Spot feature will be coming soon via a software update in the coming months.

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Three promises Huawei E586 HSPA+ MiFi with 21.1Mbps downloads

Three promises Huawei E586 HSPA+ MiFi with 21.1Mbps downloads

Three UK has announced a new MiFi, and it's apparently going to be the fastest mobile hotspot in the country. Offering support for HSPA+ 21.1Mbps downloads and 5.76Mbps uploads - network support for which is rolling out currently - the Huawei-made E586 has a monochrome OLED display for showing battery and signal status along with a counter of how much data you've used.

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Skype WiFi Now Available On iOS For Accessing Over 1 Million Hotspots

Skype WiFi Now Available On iOS For Accessing Over 1 Million Hotspots

Skype has just rolled out a new iOS app called Skype WiFi that will allow users to access over 1 million WiFi hotspots around the world. If you travel abroad frequently, this app will come in handy as it allows you to avoid data roaming charges. Whenever you need to check email or make a quick Skype call, you can simply use the app on a per minute basis than be charged hefty data fees.

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