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Grab wireless data at broadband speeds.

By Mike Hogan • Mar 1, 2004

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A new generation of PCMCIA cards lets handhelds, portables ordesktops grab data over cellular networks at speeds rivaling wiredbroadband.

CDMA network providers Verizon Wireless and Monet MobileNetworks sell cards using the new 1xEV-DO "data only"specification for $30 to $150, with an accompanying datasubscription running $40 to $80 per month. Transfer speeds dependon network load and distance from a cell. But you can expecte-mail, file and Web page downloads at a zippy 300 to 500Kbps on aregular basis.

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