Sierra Wireless to Supply Modem for Sprint Network

Sierra Wireless will supply its AirCard 595U USB modem for access to the Sprint Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev. A Network.

The AirCard 595U USB modem can be plugged directly into the USB ports of notebook or desktop computers, or can be connected through an included docking cradle. This offers an alternative for customers without PCMCIA card slots and allows them to move a single wireless data service between multiple computers, Sierra Wireless said.

The AirCard 595U includes an internal battery to and offers GPS capability. It also supports Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

The Sprint Mobile Broadband USB Modem (AirCard 595U) will be available next month in Sprint sales channels and can be purchased for $49.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $50 mail-in rebate, the companies said. Sprint and Sierra Wireless are also demonstrating the modem this week at CTIA Wireless 2007.

Sierra Wireless  

Sprint Nextel Corp.

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