updated 11:15 am EDT, Fri May 4, 2007
Nova unveils USB modem
Nova media today unveiled GlobeSurfer ICON 7.2 Ready, a USB modem for Mac notebooks and desktops designed to establish fast mobile internet connections around the globe. GlobeSurfer ICON 7.2 Ready features support for high speed HSDPA and 3GUMTS data connections with up to 7.2Mbps in appropriate mobile networks as well as EDGE and GRPS connections in all other cases. The modem includes launch2net as well as a wizard to set up and establish mobile internet connections. Launch2net includes connection settings for most mobile network operators from Alaska to New Zealand, according to the company, and takes only seconds in most cases for users to get online. The new modem will ship in late May for $410.