Mac drivers for the Pantech LTE/4G USB modem arrive

Summary:Verizon launched two LTE/4G USB modems on Dec 5, 2010, the Pantech UML290 and the LG VL600 -- neither with Mac drivers, until today.

Verizon launched two LTE/4G USB modems on Dec 5, 2010, the Pantech UML290 (left) and the LG VL600 (right).

Originally both were Windows-only but a workaround was soon discovered that enabled the Pantech modem to work on Mac OS X.

The official Mac OS version of the VZAccess Manager software for the Pantech UML290 is now available for download from the Verizon website.

Verizon has stated that it will release Mac drivers for its other LTE modem, the LG VL600, "at some point in February." Hopefully it's sooner rather than later.

Topics: Verizon, Apple, Hardware

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