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 | 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...
Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Home insurance: Do you live in an area at high risk of natural disasters?
Created by frednz, last reply by frednz on 14-Nov-2018 20:19 (57 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Warped post on 8 month old fence, who's responsible for repair?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Paul1977 on 17-Nov-2018 14:12 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Wanted: Working 5.25 Inch Floppy Drive
Created by Lias, last reply by Spirax on 14-Nov-2018 19:23 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark VDSL Upload Speed Issues Vigor 2860 + Troubleshooting Info
Created by bener, last reply by bener on 15-Nov-2018 12:34 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Geekzone giveaway: Nokia 7.1 smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by lucky015 on 17-Nov-2018 18:51 (144 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Controlled/uncontrolled metering (electricity)?
Created by danepak, last reply by danepak on 16-Nov-2018 23:58 (11 replies)

Joining Orcon but concern about phone line
Created by super12345, last reply by super12345 on 15-Nov-2018 17:45 (11 replies)

Spark unlimited mobile plan update
Created by freitasm, last reply by Coil on 15-Nov-2018 10:18 (23 replies)
Pages... 2