|AirCard'R' 775 Card for EDGE Networks launches|
Posted: 25-Oct-2004 [Source: Sierra Wireless]
[New AirCard 775 from Sierra Wireless launches on the AT&T Wireless EDGE network offering quad-band operation for worldwide roaming on both GPRS and EDGE networks.]
San Francisco -- Sierra Wireless announced today that the AirCard(R) 775 wireless wide area network card is now available for purchase. The AirCard 775 will provide mobile users with data rates up to three times faster than on GPRS networks, providing fast, wireless connectivity to the Internet, e-mail, and corporate applications. The card is available now for use on the AT&T Wireless EDGE (Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution) network for $299.99, and customers are eligible for a $150 rebate when signing up on unlimited rate plans.
About the size of a credit card, the Sierra Wireless AirCard 775, a multi-slot Class 12 EDGE PC Card, is the newest addition to Sierra Wireless' award winning AirCard line of wireless network cards. The AirCard 775 allows users to transfer data at speeds averaging between 100 and 130 kbps (kilobits per second), with bursts up to 200 kbps. The quad-band operation (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) also enables worldwide roaming on EDGE and GSM/GPRS networks, allowing travelers to access data wirelessly in more than 70 countries with GPRS service and 25 countries where EDGE is available.
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