Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Offer GlobalAccess Wireless Broadband

Verizon Wireless and Vodafone announced GlobalAccess -- a new service that provides Verizon Wireless business customers with a two-card solution that gives them secure connection to the Internet in more than 60 major metropolitan markets in the U.S., as well as in Canada and in 50 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Domestically, the broadband connectivity is provided over Verizon Wireless' Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network, and internationally the service runs over Vodafone's 3G/GPRS network with data rates of up to 384 kbps.

Verizon Wireless GlobalAccess customers can get unlimited use in the United States and Canada, and up to 100 MB of usage in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and in other Western European countries for $129.99 monthly access with a one- or two-year customer agreement. Other rates apply to other countries. Plans for occasional use are also available.

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