Sprint Announces Smallest USB Broadband Modem In The Country

Posted: Apr 2 2008, 12:01pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:07am CDT, in Mobile Phones


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Sprint announced today that it and Sierra Wireless were introducing the countries smallest USB broadband modem called the Compass 597 USB modem. The tiny modem is 70% smaller than the AirCard 595U.

Measurements for the device are 1.2” x 2.4” x 0.4” and it weighs only 0.7 ounces. The modem is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS’ and uses the Qualcomm MSM6800A-3 chipset.

The modem is GPS enabled, has an integrated microSD slot and operates on CDMA 1900 and 800 MHz networks with EV-DO Rev. 0 and Rev.A. Download speeds with the device are up to 3.1 Mbps and upload speeds are up to 1.4 Mbps.

Via Sprint

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