Verizon Wireless & ZTE USA Introduce AD3700

World travelers now have another option when it comes to mobile broadband connectivity: Verizon Wireless and ZTE USA recently introduced the AD3700, a mobile broadband USB modem with global connectivity capabilities. This new modem provides access to high-speed networks in more than 175 destinations.

The modem supports Evolution-Data Optimized (EVDO), Global System for Mobile communications (GSM)/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)/Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE), and High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)/Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) wireless platforms.

Key features include:
  • Runs on Verizon Wireless' high-speed network, which uses EVDO Rev. A technology
  • Includes VZAccess Manager software for easy connection management and automatic installation
  • Swivel hinge USB
  • Windows Vista/XP/2000 Operating System compatibility
  • USB 2.0 high-speed interface
  • 1.6 ounces
  • 3.1"(H) x 1.7"(W) x 0.5"(D)
To use the AD3700 worldwide capabilities, customers must activate the global feature on their Verizon Wireless account. After doing so, the AD3700 can automatically detect the local network and connect to the fastest Internet speed available from almost anywhere in the world.

The AD3700 is available from Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. The USB modem will cost $79.99 after a $50.00 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a Mobile Broadband plan.