Telstra offers ExpressCard for Next G

Telstra offers ExpressCard for Next G

Summary: in brief Telstra today said it had started selling a laptop mobile broadband card in the ExpressCard form factor suitable for the latest Mac and PC machines. The telco had previously only offered USB and PCMCIA card solutions, but many newer laptops only make use of the ExpressCard standard, which is a version of PCI Express.

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in brief Telstra today said it had started selling a laptop mobile broadband card in the ExpressCard form factor suitable for the latest Mac and PC machines.

The telco had previously only offered USB and PCMCIA card solutions, but many newer laptops only make use of the ExpressCard standard, which is a version of PCI Express.

The card allows downlink speeds averaging 550kbps to 1.5Mbps on Telstra's nationwide Next G network, with peak speeds up to 3.6Mbps. A Telstra statement said pricing for the ExpressCard would match existing prices on the older style mobile cards, with an upfront cost of AU$299 for the card and a choice of plans based on time, speed or downloads.

The statement said all of Telstra's wireless broadband devices were suitable for use with Microsoft's latest operating system Windows Vista.

Topics: Apple, Broadband, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility, Telcos, Telstra, Windows

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  • Telstra 3G cards - too hard

    telstra 3g Card 5 hrs on support line trying to get it working. telstra blackberry - couldnt get it working. Vodaphone 3G BlackBerry mobile email from telaustralia - up and running in 15 minutes.
    anonymous
  • Too Hard

    Well Whoopie for you!! Who gives a fu&k about you and your incompetance..
    anonymous
  • Response

    Based on someone having their opinion you must be a poor unfortunate soul who needs to talk to people like this. Either mummy didn't hold you enough or daddy wasn't there enough. Get a life Mr Happy!
    anonymous