Franklin Wireless Corp, the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX (News - Alert)/CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, announced the upcoming availability of its U150 USB modem, a single-mode device using High-Speed Uplink Packet Access, or “HSUPA,” technology.
The U150 is anticipated to be available for sale to Franklin's customers worldwide in May 2010.
“The upcoming release of the new U150 modem represents Franklin Wireless (News - Alert)' entry into the growing HSUPA market. The U150 will further diversify our product offerings and help strengthen our leadership position in the USB modem market,” OC Kim, co-founder and president of Franklin Wireless said.
With its lightweight, 23 grams, and slim design, the U150 provides a flexible way for mobile users to connect to wireless broadband networks. Like many of Franklin's other products, the U150 USB modem supports SMS, contains a built-in GPS receiver and operates with Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems. The U150 supports the AWS band – 1700MHz – and embedded software eliminates the need for an installation CD.
Franklin Wireless Corp. designs and sells broadband high speed wireless data communication products such as 3G and 4G wireless modems and modules. The Company focuses primarily on wireless broadband USB modems, which provide a convenient way for wireless subscribers to connect to broadband networks with any laptop or desktop PC.
The company's products are positioned at the convergence of wireless communications, mobile computing and the Internet. Recently, Franklin Wireless opened its first regional office in Asia and also expanded its R&D and product design capabilities through a strategic investment in South Korea based Diffon Corporation.
Alongside U150 USB modem, Franklin Wireless has also launched a new CDMA hotspot router, R526. Consumers will now get a premium quality portable device, which will help them to connect to the Internet anywhere, anytime