Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Verizon Wireless and Novatel Debut New 3G EV-DO Card

Novatel Wireless began offering a new PC adapter card for use on its 3G Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network. The new card uses dual band EV-DO and 1xRTT technologies to give business customers access to both BroadbandAccess and NationalAccess, based on 1xRTT technology, for national data coverage. It is the first PC card from Verizon Wireless to include a built-in dual band diversity antenna to enhance performance by maximizing data throughput. The card is supplied by Novatel Wireless.

Verizon Wireless's BroadbandAccess service is currently available in 32 major metropolitan markets across the U.S. The service provides typical download speeds of 300 - 500 kbps and bursts up to 2.4 Mbps.

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