3 unveils HSDPA rollout and pricing

3 is the latest mobile operator to launch HSDPA mobile broadband, following T-Mobile and Vodafone last year.
However, 3 claims that its new Turbo network will trump both T-Mobile and Vodafone with data speeds of up to 2.8Mbps.
Broadband on the moveIn addition to accessing the mobile internet, 3 users will also be able to use the operator's HSDPA network to access data on the move on a laptop. 3 will be offering customers an HSDPA USB dongle to enable wireless access to the internet from your laptop, as well as the option of using your HSDPA phone as a modem.
3's USB modem works by plugging the USB dongle into a USB slot on your laptop. This instantly gives you broadband access to the web and allows you to send and receive email on the move.
3 is yet to confirm HSDPA pricing.

3's HSDPA Rollout:
September 3: - Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, plus inside the North/South Circular in London
October 07: - Inside the M25
November 07 to July 08: - Rest of the country.

Written by Mobile Choice
Mobile Choice

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