Sprint Expands Portfolio With New 3G/4G Modem

Sprint is continuing to broaden its portfolio of 3G and 4G mobile broadband devices. Recently, the wireless carrier added the Sprint 3G/4G USB U600. This small USB drive delivers 4G speeds (where available) and also works on the carrier's 3G network. The Sprint 3G/4G USB U600 will connect automatically to Sprint's network. The USB stick even has LEDs to let you know if you've made a 3G or 4G connection.


  • Supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Mac OS 10.5, 10.6 with Intel
  • Easy installation of Sprint SmartView software on a CD for Windows and Mac OS
  • External antenna ports available for both 3G and 4G
  • Rotating USB connector
  • Supports Hands-Free Activation via OMA-DM
  • 3G and 4G DataLink capable via Sprint SmartView customization
  • LED that lights up to indicate 3G or 4G coverage area
  • Supports firmware Over-the-Air updates for 3G (FUMO)
  • GPS Location Based Services for 3G
  • 4G data speeds (WiMAX) – Peak download speeds of more than 10 Mbps; average download speeds of 3-6 Mbps
  • 3G data speeds (EV-DO Rev A.) – Peak download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps.
  • Backward-compatible to EV-DO Rev. 0 and 1xRTT networks


  • Dimensions: 1.26 x 2.91 x 0.55 inches
  • Weight: 1.1 ounces
  • Frequency: CDMA Dual Band 800/1900 MHz; GPS 1.5 GHz L-Band; WiMAX 2.5GHz
  • Chipset: Qualcomm QSC6085; Beceem BCSM250; both 65nm
  • Rotating USB connector