cellular dongle

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cellular dongle

A small modem that plugs into the USB port of a laptop or desktop computer to add 3G/4G cellular service. See cellular modem and cellular network extender.


A Cellular Dongle
Connecting via USB, this Verizon modem adds cellular data service to a computer or to a tablet if it has a USB port. (Image courtesy of Verizon Wireless.)
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SurePay enables businesses to receive payment through online channels either via credit or debit card using a mobile dongle, while SurePay POS uses Point-Of-Sales terminal that also allows businesses to accept cash, debit and credit card payments.
Customers will also get free local and national calls, basic TV with multiscreen, and subscription Video On Demand, and depending on the package they choose, higher speeds, premium channels and a mobile dongle or WiFi LTE Router.
In the UK, monthly mobile dongle sales reached 163,000 in July 2008.

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