Three has starting selling Huawei's E3256 dongle, which it said is optimised for use on its HSPA+42 network.
The operator is aiming to reach more than 50% of the UK's population with its HSPA+42 service by the end of 2012. The E3256 is available for a £24.99 one-off upfront cost on a one-month rolling contract of £15.99 per month for 5GB of data. Alternatively, it can be bought on pre-pay for £44.99 with 1GB of data.
Bryn Jones, chief technical officer at Three, said: 'We’re delighted to be able to offer the advanced Huawei E3256 dongle because when it’s connected to our HSPA+42 network, customers will be able to enjoy ultra fast internet access for better streaming, browsing and downloading.'
James Powell, product and solutions director at Huawei Device UK and Ireland, said: 'The E3256 shows, again, Huawei’s leadership of the mobile broadband market. Connectivity remains an essential part of the Huawei story and the E3256 demonstrates the same technical excellence and design that have brought our smartphones and home devices such attention. It is a great prospect for customers looking to stream video and other data-hungry content on the move.'
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