Vodafone Portugal Launches First LTE-Ready Device
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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