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Sierra Wireless USB 598 Rev. A Modem Now Available on Verizon
      #33018 - 04/01/09 09:50 AM

Sierra Wireless today announced that the Sierra Wireless USB 598 is compatible with the Verizon Wireless network after going through the Verizon's open development program. The Sierra Wireless USB 598 is now available for purchase through Brightpoint, Brightstar, and www.sierrawireless.com/estore



More info on the USB modem:

The Sierra Wireless USB 598 incorporates a compact, eye-catching lighted design and serves as a practical alternative to hotspots for digital nomads who need quick Internet access to download a presentation from the backseat of a taxi or to send photos from a park. Using the Verizon Wireless network, customers can download a 1 MB file in approximately eight seconds, or upload it in less than 13 seconds. The Sierra Wireless USB 598 supports EV-DO Rev. A technology, providing average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits per second and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps. With an expandable microSD memory slot, the Sierra Wireless USB 598 can also serve as a backup storage device for important files, and a convenient tool to transfer and share photos.

Verizon Wireless? open development program is designed to offer businesses and consumers the ability to use wireless devices, software, and applications not offered by the company on its nationwide wireless network. It is driven by the company?s desire to encourage innovation, give customers new wireless choices, and quickly address opportunities to expand the wireless market.

Sierra Wireless USB 598
? Potential data speeds of 3.1 Mbps on the downlink and 1.8 Mbps on the uplink.
? TRU-Install software installation technology steps first-time users through quick installation of the drivers and full software client directly from the modem, with no CD required.
? microSD slot allows for convenient storage and transfer of photos and other information between your laptop and your phone or another computer.
? Convenient, flexible usage options, including a laptop clip and an extension cable to allow the modem to be clipped to the notebook display.
? TRU-Diversity ? Sierra Wireless?s patent-pending design that maximizes data performance for the fastest speed, strongest signal and most stable connection possible.
? Sierra Wireless Watcher connection manager installs directly from the device and offers an intuitive dashboard that provides status, performance, and network information.

Where to Purchase
Brightpoint and Brightstar are the official distribution partners for the Sierra Wireless USB 598 modem. For more information on the Sierra Wireless USB 598 modem, contact:
? Brightpoint at 800-952-2355 or visit online at www.brightpoint.com
? Brightstar at 877-7BRIGHT or visit online at www.brightstarcorp.com

Enterprise customers interested in purchasing the Sierra Wireless USB 598 modem, please contact your Sierra Wireless sales representative, visit www.sierrawireless.com, or contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk by phone at (604) 232-1488 or by email at sales@sierrawireless.com. Individual purchases can also be processed through the Sierra Wireless eStore at www.sierrawireless.com/estore



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