Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Verizon Wireless deploy 3G network in Washington DC and San Diego
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 07:48. | Tags Filed under: News.



Verizon Wireless introduced its service called BroadbandAccess. Touted as a broadband wireless data service, it's their 3G wide area 1xEVDO network. Beginning 1st October 2003, customers in Washington D.C. and San Diego can purchase BroadbandAccess.

Verizon Wireless promisses BroadbandAccess will have typical speeds of 300-500 kbps and capable of bursts up to 2 Mbps. The press release says that with this connection option a 1MByte email attachment is downloaded in less than 20 seconds. By comparison, the same size file on GPRS service takes almost seven minutes to download, or one and a half minutes to download the file using EDGE service.

BroadbandAccess service is available for a flat rate of US$79.99 a month. Verizon Wireless is offering its first BroadbandAccess device required for the service, the Verizon Wireless PC 5220 card, manufactured by Sierra Wireless.

Through the end of the year, Verizon Wireless customers can buy the Verizon Wireless PC 5220 card for US$149.99 after US$100 rebate. In the future, Verizon Wireless will offer additional BroadbandAccess devices, including additional cards, modem solutions for the office, and a wide range of the latest handheld mobile devices.



More information: http://www.verizonwireless.com...

comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Good riddance to Obama and his drones. Pakistani villagers will be saying the same.
Created by amiga500, last reply by joker97 on 23-Jan-2017 11:31 (117 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by networkn on 23-Jan-2017 11:33 (1888 replies)
Pages... 124 125 126


2Degress are introducing a credit card fee
Created by reven, last reply by meesham on 23-Jan-2017 10:46 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Headphones recommendations?
Created by rayonline, last reply by joker97 on 22-Jan-2017 22:33 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


New Ford Mustang or Holden Commodore or alternatives
Created by MikeB4, last reply by driller2000 on 21-Jan-2017 12:39 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


$1160 for a car battery??!!
Created by jonathan18, last reply by BlinkyBill on 23-Jan-2017 11:16 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Who's Liable for The Excess?
Created by networkn, last reply by BlinkyBill on 23-Jan-2017 11:21 (12 replies)

Xtra email no longer receives on Outlook 2003 / Outlook 2011 for MAC
Created by lNomNoml, last reply by zylex on 23-Jan-2017 10:43 (50 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4