As promised, TelePacific Communications, a CLEC serving California and Nevada, announced Monday that it has launched mobile voice services. TelePacific customers can add mobile service to their TelePacific accounts so they can have one point of contact and one bill for voice, data and wireless services.
The company launched its wireless data services in September along with a roadmap that included voice services and Blackberry devices.
Along with a basic feature Motorola cell phone TelePacific also introduced the BlackBerry wireless solution and BlackBerry smartphones. TelePacific will be offering the BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone, which provides the ability to manage up to 10 personal e-mail accounts, calendars and contacts. TelePacific also will offer the BlackBerry Tour smartphone, which supports high-speed 3G EV-DO Rev. A networks in North America, as well as 3G UMTS/HSPA (2100Mhz) and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks abroad. The BlackBerry Tour smartphone also provides e-mail, messaging (BBM, IM, SMS, MMS) and social networking together with built-in GPS and advanced multimedia capabilities.
TelePacific Mobile offerings also include data cards and Novatel’s MiFi 2200 hotspot device for high-speed wireless access. MiFi uses Wi-Fi to connect up to five devices to the Internet and can provide back-up Internet access. Both data card optionsthe award-winning Novatel MC760 Data USB Modem and the Sierra Wireless AirCard 402 2-in-1 data card, along with the MiFi hotspot, provide customers with 3G connectivity via the Verizon Wireless Cellular Data Network.
The company plans to release additional wireless solutions as part of its mobile service lineup in early 2011. A new wireless backup product will provide hardware-level protection to ensure business continuity in the event of a landline network failure. If wired connections fail, wireless backup is automatically initiated to provide always-on Internet access