Dell adds T-Mobile to broadband options for Latitude owners

Summary:Dell adds T-Mobile to the existing lineup of mobile broadband options for select notebook customers.

Dell is expanding the number of mobile broadband options for select Latitude notebook customers to encompass all four major mobile providers in the United States.

Starting today, customers now can order mobile broadband subscriptions from T-Mobile for the Latitude E6220, E6320, and E6420 laptops.

Previously, Latitude customers have had the option to get mobile broadband from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

Dell touts "blazing-fast data speeds" with T-Mobile USA on its 3G (not 4G) network for on-the-go activities such as video conferencing, HD video streaming and sending/receiving large files.

Contract prices start at $39.99 per month for an allotment of 2GB of data usage. Other options include 5GB and 10GB per month for $49.99 and $79.99 respectively. T-Mobile is also offering prepaid, no-contract options for $10, $30 and $50 per month for 100MB, 1GB, and 3GB of data respectively.

Expect reduce speeds and plenty of overage fees if you step over the assigned amounts.

However, note that mobile broadband is only available for these Latitude computers that are configured with embedded Gobi 3000 technology from Qualcomm upon purchase.

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Topics: Dell, Broadband, Mobility, Networking, Wi-Fi

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