Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSE: SW) is pleased to announce the Sierra Wireless AirCard 750 GPRS/GSM wireless network card. This new product will enable mobile users to stay connected to essential information, anytime, anywhere in the world.
The AirCard 750 enables mobile users to increase productivity and efficiency with reliable, wireless access to the Internet, e-mail, and corporate applications. The product will become a valuable tool for mobile users who travel or work outside the office and require wireless access from laptops, PDAs, and other handheld devices. For added convenience, the AirCard 750 will allow mobile users to receive SMS (Short Message Service) messages or voice calls while exchanging emails or browsing the Internet. The AirCard 750 is one device designed to keep mobile users connected to all of their important business and personal information.
"Over the past months, we have established distribution agreements and received purchase orders for our upcoming products. We are very pleased to offer the new AirCard 750 to our customers in North America, Europe and other international GSM markets," said Derek Evans, Vice President of European Distribution, Sierra Wireless. "For mobile users the latest Sierra Wireless AirCard offers simplicity to stay connected and clear advantages of performance and reliability. Working with our strategic partners, we look forward to bringing our next generation GSM/GPRS AirCard to new international markets."
"We are pleased to work with Sierra Wireless and view them as a key strategic partner as we continue our wireless initiatives with the introduction of the AirCard 750," said Laura Sweetlove, Business Manager, Hugh Symons Mobile Data. "Sierra Wireless's experience and knowledge in the wireless industry as well as their extensive product line continues to fulfill a growing mobile demand. Hugh Symons Mobile Data are uniquely positioned to meet the growing demand for wireless access to e-mail, personal, and corporate information from mobile users by providing and supporting them with innovative and reliable products from Sierra Wireless."
The AirCard 750 operates as a Tri-Band wide area network interface card (NIC) on the GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) and GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) networks. It is a Type II PC card that functions on the 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz bands. The AirCard 750 provides seamless access to corporate and personal applications, and superior power management allowing users to work wirelessly without the need for backup batteries or frequent recharging. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 750 will also improve communication and speed up response times for mobile users on the road or in the field at speeds up to 56 kbps. For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 750 visit: www.sierrawireless.com/ProductsOrdering/AC710-750GSM.html.
The Sierra Wireless AirCard 750 will be launched at 3GSM World Congress in France, February 19-22, 2002, and demonstrated at our partners' booth:
Citrix Systems - Hall 1, Stand C2;
Microsoft - Hall 4, Stand L21;
Nortel Networks - Hall 1, Stand