Verizon Wireless and Pantech today announced the Pantech UML290 4G USB modem will be available on Sunday, Dec. 5 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com The UML290 connects to Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network which will launch on Dec. 5 in 38 major metropolitan areas, covering more than one-third of all Americans - 110 million people and in more than 60 commercial airports. Here is more info on the new LTE 4G modem from Pantech:
* Data Speeds o 4G LTE ? customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage area o 3G ? customers can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of 500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area * 180 degree rotating USB connector folds away when not in use * Supports Windows? XP 32-bit, Vista 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows 7 32/64-bit * Connects to corporate applications, e-mail, instant messaging and the Internet * Efficient, innovative internal antenna design optimizes data transfer rate and sensitivity to network signals
Pricing and availability:
The UML290 will be $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a 4G Mobile Broadband Plan. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. Customers can go to www.verizonwireless.com/4Glte to check if their addresses will be in the initial 4G LTE coverage area.