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Modem Mate ships external antenna for 3G USB modems

updated 04:40 pm EDT, Tue July 21, 2009

New 3G antenna ships

Modem Mate is launching an external antenna for USB-based 3G modems that lack an antenna connector. The device couples inductively with the internal antenna of most 3G modems. The antenna ships with an adapter that features a fastening strip for attaching/detaching the coupler to a 3G modem. The antenna then clips to the upper portion of the display for the best signal strength.

The Modem Mate external antenna amplifies both HSPA/3G and EDGE/GPRS signals, adding as much as 2 dBi to the signal's strength. The antenna is now available for 40, about $56.

by MacNN Staff



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