ATT today released a new USB modem on its HSPA+ network, the USBConnect Force 4G made by Huawei. The USB modem will be available at ATT stores and online starting July 17 for free if you sign up a 2-year contract. You can also get it as a pre-paid DataConnect Pass offer for $89.99 and choose data plan options via a built-in activation process. Here is more info:
Developed by Huawei, the AT&T USBConnect Force 4G connects your laptop to AT&T's HSPA and HSPA+ data network, and offersunlimited Wi-Fi access to more than 24,000 AT&T Hot Spots, with a qualifying domestic data plan.
Customers simply plug the AT&T USBConnect Force 4G into a USB port on a laptop and follow the intuitive installation instructions to get started whether activating a prepaid DataConnect Pass or after signing up for a post-paid plan. In addition to 4G speeds and an expandable memory slot that supports microSD cards up to 32GB, the device supports unlimited Wi-Fi usage on the entire national AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot network with a qualifying domestic data plan. AT&T customers traveling abroad also enjoy data services in more than 200 countries.
Available Data Plans
With a two-year agreement, customers can access 5G of data for $50/month. Prepaid customers can choose one of the following DataConnect Pass packages with no long-term contract.
Day: $15 for 100MB Week: $30 for 300MB Month: $50 for 1GB The data package purchased can only be used for the corresponding duration associated with that value. Customers can pay with credit, debit or a refill card depending on their preference.
HSPA/HSPA+ (850/1900/2100 MHz) EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) 3.43? L x 1.16? W x 0.64?D; 1.13 ounces LED status indicators Integrated microSD card slot (up to 32 GB) Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7 compatible Mac OS X v10.5 or later