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Telefonica rolls out Novatel Wireless MC996D HSPA+ modem

Super speedy global wireless modem
By: Shane McGlaun | Networking News | Posted: Jan 15, 2010 5:08 pm

Mobile broadband is something that people all around the world take advantage of. It doesn't matter what country you are from, we all want to connect to the internet wherever we are whenever we want. Novatel makes a number of wireless modems that are in use around the world today.




Telefonica has announced that it will be rolling out the new Ovation MC996D USB modem to its customers for euro 49. The new modem will allow for up to 21.6 Mbps download and 5.79 Mbps upload. Those speeds are three times the rate of standard HSPA modems.


The MC996D works on 900 and 2100 MHz networks. It is a global modem and will connect users virtually anywhere in the world. Telefonica will discount the monthly data plan by 50% for the first three months of service.



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