HP Launches Laptop with Tri-Band HSDPA
Dec 11, 2006, 2:48 PM by (staff)
HP today announced the first laptop computer to offer built-in tri-band HSDPA and quad-band EDGE. Although there are a number of data cards that offer this same range of connectivity, the HP nc6400 is the first to offer it built into a laptop. The nc6400 will be available later this month for as low as $1600. Cingular will offer buyers unlimited high speed data on its network for $60 per month. Global travelers can take advantage of the laptop's additional bands with a 100 MB plan that offers access in more than 25 countries for $139 per month.
Cricket Doubles Data Buckets
Cricket today announced a promotion that offers up to double the amount of high-speed data for the same price as before. Starting September 13th, the $35/month (using Auto Pay) "Basic Plan" will offer 1 GB of high-speed data instead of the previous 500 MB.
Verizon to Resurrect Unlimited Plan for $80 per Month
Verizon Wireless will on Monday offer unlimited data plans to its customers for the first time since 2011. Verizon's new offer costs $80 per month for a single line with unlimited talk, text, and data; mobile hotspot; calling/texting to Mexico and Canada; and 500 MB of 4G LTE data per day when roaming in Mexico and Canada.
HP Debuts Windows 10-Based Elite x3
HP today announced the Elite x3, a Windows 10 Mobile handset that can take advantage of Continuum to stand in as a laptop or desktop computer. It is a ruggedized handset that meets mil-spec 810G for protection against abuse and IP67 for protection from water and dust.
Verizon Juggles Data Plan Options Again
Verizon Wireless today said it is altering its lineup of More Everything plans beginning Feb. 5.
FCC Chair Says 5G Is a 'National Priority'
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to push the nation's 5G agenda forward this week by defining the spectrum that the wireless networks of the future will use. "I am circulating to my colleagues proposed new rules that will identify and open up vast amounts of spectrum for 5G applications," said Wheeler.
First to have it built-in? Doesn't DELL?
Dell Wireless 5500 Mobile Broadband 3G HSDPA (Cingular US)
I think that's just dual band. I could be wrong though.