After years of hype around 3G, mobile operators are finally beginning to deliver on the promise of ubiquitous, high-speed Internet access. As Orange announces its own third-generation datacard, hot on the heels of Vodafone, mobile workers have some more substantial but expensive alternatives to the patchy coverage offered by Wi-Fi.
Orange unpeels 3G plans
The mobile operator has pipped T-Mobile by setting the date for the release of its 3G data card and handsets
Vodafone 3G brews Java boost
Sun's cellphone software will enhance Vodafone's high-speed wireless network in Europe, the companies announced at the JavaOne conference
A 3G data card for your Mac?
Brief: IBook and Powerbook users currently can't use the UK's only 3G data service, but Vodafone is working on a fix
Global 3G data roaming comes closer
IP Wireless' new chipset could allow business users to have high-speed wireless access to the Internet around the world - if operators upgrade their 3G networks
The connection conundrum: 3G or Wi-Fi?
Vendors insist third generation mobile and Wi-Fi hot spots are complementary technologies, while analysts claim that for IT professionals, it's decision time again
Operators signal 3G watershed
As Vodafone and T-Mobile launch 3G services in the UK, with the other operators soon to follow suit, we're likely to see a broader range of services for business
Mobile industry looks ahead to 4G
Third-generation mobile technology has arrived, duly accompanied by a barrage of hype. But the industry is already discussing the next big thing - 4G
Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard
Vodafone's Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard is the first product in the UK to provide a fast mobile data service via a third-generation (3G) network. It consists of a Type II PC Card with a SIM slot, installation software on a CD, and a detachable aerial that plugs into the card to give improved reception.