Monday, March 28, 2011

Verizon Wireless Releases Samsung's LTE Hotspot

Verizon Wireless began selling the Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot in its retail stories and online.

The device enables customers to share 4G LTE internet connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices at the same time. Customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in Verizon's 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas. It is backward compatible with the Verizon Wireless 3G network.

It is priced at $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a 4G Mobile Broadband plan. The 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot will be available in stores on March 31.

Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE mobile broadband data packages starts at $50 monthly for 5GB.

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