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Cingular Launches BroadbandConnect 3G Network

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Dec 6, 2005, 11:30 AM   by (staff)

Cingular today launched their long awaited 3G network in 16 metro areas. BroadbandConnect is the first HSDPA service to launch world-wide. HSDPA increases UMTS's download speeds to an average of 400-700 Kbps. Initially the high speed service is only available to laptop users through the Sierra Wireless AC860 and Novatel 720 PC Cards. The cards cost $100 with a 2 year contract. Unlimited data service is being offered for a promotional price of $60 per month. The service is available in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Portland OR, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Tacoma and Washington D.C. Cingular will launch HSDPA handsets at a later date. Additionally the company has said it will expand BroadbandConnect coverage to 100 markets during 2006.

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Any real-world results to share yet? bones boy Dec 6, 2005, 6:52 PM
Can the RAZR V3x come out now? AlfaRomeo Dec 7, 2005, 8:46 AM
Why isn't... RUFF1415 Dec 6, 2005, 6:22 PM
Voice Enabled? talkitron Dec 6, 2005, 3:42 PM
$60--promotion price--a month? kin Dec 6, 2005, 12:42 PM
if $60.00 is the promo price....................... cellularman2006 Dec 6, 2005, 10:13 PM
Excellent news nosoupforyou Dec 6, 2005, 12:24 PM
Oh boy ImmerStark Dec 6, 2005, 2:23 PM
 
 
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