Novatel & Bell U679 Wireless 4G LTE Turbo Stick

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Old 27-Sep-2011
Novatel & Bell U679 Wireless 4G LTE Turbo Stick

Novatel Wireless and Bell have collaborated to release the 4G LTE Novatel Wireless U679 Turbo Stick.

Known as the slimmest 4G LTE USB modem on the market today, the device features an internal MIMO receive antenna.

It provides Bell Mobility customers in LTE coverage areas mobile Internet download speeds as fast as 75 Megabits per second (Mbps).

What makes the Novatel U679 Turbo Stick more interesting is that it is also backwards compatible to both Dual Carrier HSPA+ networks (up to 42Mbps) or HSPA+ (up to 21Mbps).
Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice President of Products at Bell Mobility, said, “Launching our new 4G LTE network in some of Canada’s most populous areas including the Waterloo region innovation hub and the country’s largest wireless market in the Toronto area, demonstrates Bell’s commitment to the continued growth of the country’s wireless ecosystem.” He continues, “With award winning innovation, proven performance and reliability associated with the Novatel Wireless design, we’re excited to introduce our customers to the 4G LTE Novatel Wireless U679 – delivering 4G LTE speeds in a small and efficient form factor.”
The 4G LTE Novatel Wireless U679 Turbo Stick retails for $60 on a three year contract, or for $200 with no contact.

Novatel U679 Features:
  2. Band designation: LTE AWS/700 bands with receive MiMo; DC HSPA+/HSPA+/ 850/1900/2100 MHz with RX diversity; quad-band GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; GPS frequency 1575 MHz band.
  3. USB with hinge connector; USIM card slot.
  4. Multi-colour LED indicator for real time service status, technology modes and error conditions.
  5. Auto install with MobiLink Connection Manager; plug and play; Internet, Intranet, Email, Connection log and SMS.
  6. Supports Windows 7, Vista and XP, Mac OSX 10.4 or higher and Linux operating systems.

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