Verizon Wireless offers mobile technology to millions of customers nationwide. From mobile phones to USB modems, Verizon customers have options for connecting to its network to stay current on news and other information. The pocket-sized USB modem from Verizon offers high-speed Internet that can be taken anywhere within the Verizon network. USB modems do not confine customers to their home or office like other wireless Internet connections.
Verizon's pocket-sized USB modems allows customers to take their Internet on the go. The USB modems will work anywhere a Verizon cell phone will work. Verizon's network spans across 44 states and other areas, such as Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. To use the modem, customers just plug it into the USB port of a laptop or desktop computer. Customers can check email and stay connected with friends and family on social networking sites. The modem offers a high-speed connection that allows customers to download movies and music quickly.
Verizon Wireless uses a 4G LTE Network as of June 2011. The "G" in 4G simply refers to the generation of wireless technology, while LTE stands for Long Term Evolution. This wireless form of Internet does not use microwaves like other wireless Internet connections. It uses a radio platform. This really just means a faster connection than previous technology and generations. The USB modems provide customers with access to Verizon's 4G LTE network.
USB modems from Verizon Wireless range in price. As of June 2011, some USB modems are free and others are as much as $49.99 with a two-year contract. The full retail price can cost be as much as $249.99. Customers will incur a one-time activation fee in the amount of $35. Plans also range in price. As of June 2011, a 5 GB per month plan costs $50, and a 10 GB per month plan costs $80. If customers go over this amount, they are charged $10 per GB used. If you are unsure how many GB you use a month, use Verizon Wireless' Data Calculator tool, which helps customers to assess their Internet needs to minimize costs before choosing a data plan.
How to Order
To order a USB modem from Verizon Wireless, locate the nearest store by using the Store Locator tool on Verizon's homepage. You can also order a modem by going to the Verizon website. From the home page, scroll over "Phones & Devices" in the horizontal navigation bar. Select "Shop" under "4G USB Modems." Select a USB modem by clicking "Add to Cart." Choose a plan, and complete the order process.
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