|Maxis Subscribers get 'Always On' Connectivity|
Posted: 31-May-2005 [Source: Novatel]
[Malaysia's Maxis offers its UMTS customers' high-speed connectivity using the Merlin U530 Wireless PC Card Modem from Novatel.]
Murray Hill,k NJ & San Diego & Malaysia -- Consumers and business professionals in Malaysia no longer have to worry about finding a 'hotspot' in order to connect wirelessly to the Internet. Novatel Wireless, Lucent Technologies and Maxis Communications Bhd today announced the availability of the Merlin U530(TM) Wireless PC Card Modem, branded the Maxis 3G Connect data card, for high-speed data access on Maxis's 3G Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service (UMTS) network in Malaysia.
Maxis subscribers will have access to data at speeds of up to 384 kilobits per second, by simply installing Novatel Wireless' MobiLink(TM) software and inserting the Maxis 3G Connect data card into a laptop. Jointly developed by Lucent and Novatel Wireless, the Maxis 3G Connect data card provides high-speed access to streaming video and audio, emails with large attachments and other corporate information stored behind firewalls. The Maxis 3G Connect data card is backward compatible to GPRS and GSM networks for added connectivity options.
Novatel Wireless and Lucent Technologies are the global leaders in UMTS PC Card sales with Merlin UMTS PC Cards available from 15 operators in 18 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America.
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