AT&T's USBConnect Lightning Will Handle Their 7.2Mbps Network

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While you anxiously await AT&T to bump 3G up to 7.2Mbps in your area, keep in mind that their new USBConnect Lighting device is what your laptop will need to take advantage of it.

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It will be available on November 22nd, free with rebate after signing up for a contract. That means you customers in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, LA and Miami. [AT&T via Engadget]

DISCUSSION

beyondthetech
BeyondtheTech

7.2Mbps on AT&T's 3G network is like driving a Ferrari with someone yanking your parking brake every 90 seconds.

Until I can consistently stream a simple radio app on my iPhone 3GS during a leisurely 15-minute walk from the World Trade Center PATH Station down to Water Street, Seth the Blogger Guy can suck it, and suck it hard. #usbconnectlightning