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T-Mobile's First HSPA+ Modem Goes On Sale Sunday 74

Posted by timothy
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adeelarshad82 writes "T-Mobile announced that the webConnect Rocket USB Laptop Stick, the first HSPA+ device for the US, will be available beginning on Sunday, March 14. The device was originally announced at MWC in February. HSPA+ is interesting because it could enable 4G LTE-like speeds using existing 3G infrastructure and according to a hands-on, it smokes Wi-Max. Right now, it's still just for Philadelphia, although we should see several major cities light up with HSPA+ on both coasts well before the end of 2010."
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T-Mobile's First HSPA+ Modem Goes On Sale Sunday

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  • Canada (Score:5, Interesting)

    by courteaudotbiz (1191083) on Thursday March 11, 2010 @03:41PM (#31443768) Homepage
    Up here in Canada, we already have HSPA+ in urban areas... strange that we are so much in advance, we are known to usually adopt technologies well after the US...
  • lame (Score:2, Interesting)

    by sixsixtysix (1110135) on Friday March 12, 2010 @12:39AM (#31448874)
    really? this is the next big wireless thing to come? it doesn't sound too impressive, especially with the caps. this is not what consumers want. they want ONE connection that can go anywhere with similar speeds wherever they go. can we get rid of home/mobile barrier once and for all? maybe get that network working and leave the other stuff alone until it gets made? it's the same bullshit that doesn't allow for a simple $30/month unlimited voice/text/data(which should just be sold as one fucking thing, as its all 1s and 0s anyways) plan.

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