|Verizon Wireless and Dell connect|
Posted: 19-Sep-2005 [Source: Verizon Wireless]
[Dell customers can now purchase the V620 PC card supporting Verizon Wireless' EV-DO network directly from Dell.]
Bedminster, NJ & Round Rock, TX -- Dell and Verizon Wireless have teamed to allow Dell customers to purchase and activate the Verizon Wireless V620 PC Card directly from Dell.
U.S. mobile customers will now be able to access the Internet, e-mail and critical data on their Dell notebooks using Verizon Wireless' Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) broadband network, the nation's largest high-speed wireless broadband network. Dell collaborated with Verizon Wireless to test and validate the V620 on InspironTM and LatitudeTM notebooks, ensuring that customers can expect maximum performance, connectivity, and convenience.
In addition, the companies will continue to drive new wireless initiatives, including the integration of mobile broadband capabilities into Dell notebook computers beginning next year.
The V620 PC Card supports EV-DO network technology, providing average speeds of 400-700 kilobits per second, access to e-mail, intranet, corporate applications and full Web browsing. Whether riding in a taxi, waiting in an airport or at the office, Dell notebook users with the V620 PC Card will be able to quickly access complex files and view e-mail attachments. Verizon Wireless is the leader in wireless broadband deployment and currently offers BroadbandAccess service in more than 60 major metropolitan areas and airports nationwide, covering more than 140 million people.
The V620 PC Card is available through www.dell.com for $249 and can be bundled with new systems or purchased separately. Upon receiving the card, Dell customers can sign up for Verizon Wireless' unlimited BroadbandAccess plan for $79.99 monthly access with a two-year customer agreement or $59.99 monthly access with a two-year customer agreement and a qualifying voice plan.(a)
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