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Vodafone Portugal Launches First LTE-Ready Device
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Vodafone Portugal has introduced its first LTE-ready device, the Vodafone Connect Pen K5005. The USB modem can be already used on Vodafone Portugal's Dual Carrier HSPA+ network, which supports peak download speeds of up to 43.2 Mbps and upload speeds up to 11.2 Mbps. The Connect Pen K5005 is available for EUR199.90 and can be used with any Vodafone Mobile Broadband tariff plan. It offers a microSD card slot and is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS.
Tomorrow Vodafone starts to sell the Vodafone Connect Pen K5005 in Portugal – the first Mobile Broadband device capable of supporting the new 4G/LTE technology.

In addition to being a 4G-ready device prepared for future use with 4th Generation LTE Mobile technology, the Vodafone Connect Pen K5005 can already be used on Vodafone Portugal’s network since it supports download speeds up to 43.2 Mbps and upload speeds up to 11.2 Mbps. Vodafone is the only operator in Portugal to offer its customers a mobile broadband service at speeds up to 43.2 Mbps.

The Vodafone Connect Pen K5005 will be available in the Portuguese market from tomorrow at a price of €199.90 and can be used with any price plan of Vodafone’s Mobile Broadband service. It is compatible with 4G/LTE, HSPA (up to 43.2 Mbps), HSUPA, HSDPA and EDGE, GPRS and GSM 900/1800/1900MHz. It features a microSD card slot and Plug&Play and is compatible with Windows and MacOS.

This launch makes Vodafone the first operator in Portugal and one of the first operators in the world to launch a device readied for the future 4G/LTE network, maintaining its vanguard position in the provision of all the mobile data transmission technologies. In an initial phase, 4G/LTE technology will allow download speeds up to 150Mbps and upload speeds up to 50Mbps.

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