April 2, 2009 in Hardware (E)
[prMac.com] Berlin, Germany - nova media today unveiled iCON 225, a sleek and afforable 3G USB modem for Macintosh computers. The iCON 225 supports fast HSDPA connections with up to 7.2 Mbit/s download speeds as well as quad-band EDGE and GPRS.
"The iCON 225 is a relieable and afforable 3G modem for the Mac community, which is not SIM locked or otherwise bound to a certain provider or network." states Jan Fuellemann, PR spokesperson at nova media. "The iCON 225 supports the fast HSDPA protocol in all 2100 MHz networks, which are common in Europe and Asia. In most other countries, EDGE and GPRS are supported which offer speeds up to 220 Kbit/s in downloading data and up to 120 Kbit/s in uploading data."
The iCON 225 includes the internet connect wizard launch2net for Mac OS X. This software offers a one-click connection to the Internet without the need to enter cryptic configuration details. launch2net already includes connection settings for most mobile network providers worldwide and offers a comprehensive connection statistic.
Pricing and Availability:
The iCON 225 is available today from nova media for Euro 117,- (plus sales tax if applicable) and requires Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.2 or higher. A lanyard and an USB extension cord comes with the modem.
The founders of "nova media Mobile Data Solutions GmbH" started their business in 1996 in Berlin. The company specializes on mobile data solutions for Mac OS X. More information at their website or phone 49 30 3909040.