Telava Broadband Bullet 3G Stick: Free To Use And Return, No Contract Required
Thankfully, there's now an alternative. It's not the very first non-contract mobile data solution we have seen, but it's certainly one of the better options (and a little competition never hurt the consumer). Reportedly, the $200 stick can be purchased outright or "leased" with just a $100 security deposit, and so long as you return it, you'll get you $100 back (if it's in good, working condition). While you have it, you pay $50 per month for 5GB of data, but for just $10 more per month you can have access to unlimited mobile data.
This "Broadband Bullet" plugs into any USB port and operates on HSPA and HSPA+ networks at up to 7.2Mbps or 12Mbps. If you live way out in a rural area, chances are your signal won't be any good, for it's a great option for travelers who find themselves in various cities in need of mobile broadband.