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TSX True Space Extension :) (NASDAQ:SW), is supplying the AirCard(R) 875 wireless wide area PC card to Telstra for use on Telstra's Next G(TM) network. The card, now available in Australia, is one of the latest additions to the Sierra Wireless AirCard product line and offers high-speed connectivity to 3G and HSDPA networks worldwide.
"We are pleased to collaborate once again with Telstra to offer the company's mobile data customers leading edge wireless technology," said Dan Schieler, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless. "The AirCard 875 offers Telstra customers fast, reliable network access with the additional benefit of worldwide high-speed roaming to provide international travelers with a simple connection to the people and information they need to reach to work efficiently on the move."
Sierra Wireless AirCard 875
The AirCard 875 is a Type II PC Card with a fixed antenna, supporting peak theoretical data rates of up to 3.6 Mbps on HSDPA networks and is upgradeable to support future network upgrades providing peak data rates of up to 7.2 Mbps(x). The AirCard 875 supports HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) See HSPA. and UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) The GSM implementation of the 3G wireless phone system. Part of IMT-2000, UMTS provides service in the 2 GHz band and offers global roaming and personalized features. on the 2100, 1900, and 850 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. frequency bands, plus EDGE and GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) The first high-speed digital data service provided by cellular carriers that used the GSM technology. GPRS added a packet-switched channel to GSM, which uses dedicated, circuit-switched channels for voice conversations. on the 1900, 1800, 900, and 850 MHz bands, allowing one card to operate at the best available speed on wireless networks worldwide. In addition to the increased data speed and worldwide roaming capability, the AirCard 875 offers several new advanced features:
- Receiver equalization enables reductions in signal interference and better throughput, which is particularly beneficial to customers in urban areas with high levels of signal noise; - High-performance antenna in a rugged housing includes integrated status indicator lights and a new low profile design.
Subject to network support.
For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 875 PC card for HSDPA networks, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/product/ac875.aspx. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 604-232-1488 or
About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless develops and markets reliable, high quality wireless communications products that provide mobile professionals with data and voice access to wide area wireless networks. The Sierra Wireless product portfolio includes the award-winning AirCard(R) line of wireless modems, embedded modules for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and the MP line of rugged, vehicle-mounted wireless modems. Sierra Wireless also offers professional services to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and customers during product development, leveraging the company's expertise in wireless design and integration to provide built-in wireless connectivity for notebook computers and other portable computing devices. Sierra Wireless is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia This page is for the city of Richmond, British Columbia. For the federal electoral district in this locality see Richmond (electoral district); for the provincial electoral district see Richmond (provincial electoral district). , Canada, with additional offices in Carlsbad, California, London, and Hong Kong.
For more information, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com or call 604/232-1445.