GlobeTrotter 3G Quad USB modem gives Macs fast mobile Internet from virtually anywhere in the world

GlobeSurfer ICON offers a solution for Apple Macintosh computers to provide a fast mobile Internet connection from virtually anywhere in the world with support of HSDPA, 3G UMTS as well as EDGE and GPRS connections.

Using HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) you can use mobile Internet connections with up to 1.8 Mbit/s download speeds and up to 384 kbit/s upload speeds. Attention: HSDPA and 3G UMTS connections are not supported by this card in the U.S.A.

If no HSDPA or 3G UMTS is available you can still use worldwide EDGE or GPRS connections with download speeds up to 220 kbit/s and upload speeds up to 80 kbit/s.

• HSDPA/3G UMTS/EDGE/GPRS USB-modem for IntelMacs and PowerPC Macs. USB-powered, no external power supply needed.
• HSDPA and 3G UMTS compatible to all 2100 MHz UMTS networks (not for America)
• Quad-Band EDGE and GPRS compatible to all 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz mobile networks
• HSDPA connections with up 1.8 Mbit/s download and up to 384 kbit/s upload speed
• EDGE connections with up to 220 kbit/s download and up to 80 kbit/s upload speed
• Instant online experience and automatic setup: More than 300 connection settings already included within the launch2net software
• Connector for an external antenna to boost reception
• Easy to use SIM-card handling

More info here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Michael C.” for the heads up.]

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  1. Macaday,

    “Right. So?”

    Take that pole out of your ass so that you can joint the forum, someone asked a perfectly legitimate question, why be so rude?

    But you still have to have a separate network account in Europe no?


    Yes you need to have an account in the country that you intend to use it.

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