AT&T Announced New HSPA+, LTE-upgradable USB Connect Modems With Pre-paid

AT&T just announced the latest USB Modems AT&T USBConnect Shockwave, AT&T USBConnect Adrenaline, AT&T USBConnect 900, which are capable of giving LTE, HSPA+ broadband speeds and DataConnect Pass pre-paid service. AT&T USBConnect Adrenalin & Shockwave will not only operate on AT&T’s HSPA mobile broadband network at present, but also the company’s upgraded network in the future.

AT&T USBConnect Adrenaline will be the AT&T’s first LTE-upgradeable device and the AT&T USBConnect Shockwave to become first HSPA+ capable device from the AT&T.


AT&T carrier’s first LTE upgradable Adrenaline device made by LG, equipped with an internal antenna, plug and play functionality and multiple OS support. Adrenaline also features built-in GPS, a multi-color LED status indicator and a MicroSD memory card slot supporting cards up to 32 GB of storage. The device can be used to access Wi-Fi hotspots. AT&T plans to launch this LTE upgradability in selected spots sometime in later year 2011.

AT&T USBConnect Shockwave from Sierra Wireless is the first LaptopConnect device from AT&TNext up, Shockwave is AT&T’s first HSPA+ upgrade modem to come up. AT&T will be launching HSPA + service by the end of 2010.

Huawei USBConnect 900 is AT&T’s first Huawei device which possess flexibility of a LaptopConnect device and it will be compatible with AT&T’s prepaid DataConnect Pass Pre-paid plans.

Price & Availability

AT&T USBConnect Adrenaline, AT&T USBConnect 900 will be releasing on October 17th. AT&T USBConnect Shockwave release date has not been announced yet.

USB Modem DevicePrice
AT&T USBConnect Adrenaline$49.99 after a two-year service agreement, minimum data plan and $100 mail-in-rebate
AT&T USBConnect ShockwaveFree after a two-year service agreement, minimum data plan and $100 mail-in-rebate
AT&T USBConnect 900 $79.99 without a contract
Available with DataConnect Pass plans of $15, $30 & $50 for 100MB, 300MB & 1GB respectively

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