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mobile broadband

Data transmission delivered by the cellular carriers to mobile devices (cellphones, smartphones, tablets, laptops). Speeds are typically less than high-speed fixed broadband subscriptions such as cable and FiOS. However, 4G LTE cellular service increasingly competes with DSL, low-speed cable and satellite offerings. See mobile broadband router, cellular data, cellular generations and cellular modem.
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lead vanished even as the country actively advanced mobile broadband capabilities, largely because other countries and their governments made significant investments in developing and growing their mobile broadband capabilities and usage.
18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ITU Connect Asia Pacific Summit, the GSMA today announced that it is collaborating with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in a new programme to encourage the development of mobile broadband in the Asia Pacific region.
The Visiongain author of The Mobile Broadband Market 2012-2017 report commented that "The convergence of several factors such as cheap pricing plans and the emerging availability of LTE technologies mean that mobile broadband is on the verge of rapid growth.
Qtel noted that users who select a 12-month Saver Plan for the Mobile Broadband service can get more choice and great value with an USB Modem included and a permanent 20 percent discount on their monthly bills.
Customers who choose a 12-month Saver Plan for the Mobile Broadband service can get more choice and great value with an USB Modem included and a permanent 20 % discount on their monthly bills.
Mobile broadband connection is available through an USB kit.
Qtel has introduced a special 10-day unlimited pre-paid mobile broadband SIM pack at a price of QR250 ($68.
Following on from last week's major speed enhancement, which saw Qtel successfully upgrade its HSPA network to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 14.
Communications services provider Sprint (NYSE:S) said on Wednesday it is introducing new Mobile Broadband Router products that connect multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices at 3G or 4G mobile broadband speeds where Sprint 3G and 4G networks are available.
With competition reaching its zenith, it is only a matter of time before mobile broadband modems - dongles - are offered free with mobile phone packages in the same way as ISPs such as TalkTalk offer 'free' home broadband with home phone deals," said Jessica McArdle from Top 10 Broadband.
Whether this is another example of a tough economic year for PCs or the start of a change in modem form-factor trends, USB modems have been the leading force behind mobile broadband modem shipments since 2006," says senior practice director Jeff Orr.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband in Public Sector Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.