Looking for a shiny new mobile hotspot to use with AT&T's 4G LTE network? AT&T today announced the MiFi Liberate, an LTE-capable mobile hotspot device that features a 2.8-inch color touchscreen. The Liberate can support up to 10 simultaneous connections and can also be used in over 200 countries. There's also a microSD card slot for accessing and sharing files.
While AT&T was happy to talk up the MiFi Liberate's feature list, the carrier is staying silent on the device's availability information. Still, if your town recently gained access to AT&T's LTE network or if you're just in the hunt for a new hotspot on AT&T, the Liberate may be worth looking into. AT&T's full press release is available below.
Unleash the Power of 4G LTE with the New AT&T Mobile Hotspot MiFi® Liberate - The First Mobile Hotspot with a Touchscreen Display
AT&T is Making it Easier than Ever for Customers to Connect their Favorite Wi-Fi Devices to the Internet on the Go
Dallas, Texas, September 26, 2012
AT&T* announced today that it will be the exclusive carrier of the new MiFi® Liberate – the first mobile hotspot with a touchscreen display.
Developed by Novatel Wireless (NASDAQ: NVTL), and powered by the nation’s largest 4G network, the MiFi Liberate sports a vibrant 2.8” color touchscreen display, which takes ease-of-use to the next level. Customers can easily connect up to 10 Wi-Fi devices, view data usage, manage connected devices, change network and device settings, and more—all directly from the device.
The MiFi Liberate, which offers access to 4G LTE speeds, boasts a powerful battery that offers up to 11 hours of continuous use. The global-ready MiFi Liberate also offers connectivity in more than 200 countries, making it more convenient and affordable to browse the Internet, check and send email, and upload photos while abroad. Customers can also easily access and share files and media stored on the inserted microSD card** from connected Wi−Fi or DLNA capable devices.
“We are committed to delivering wireless solutions that empower our customers and make their lives easier,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president- Devices, AT&T. “As its name suggests, the MiFi Liberate is designed to connect them to the mobile Internet when away from home or the office by arming them with their own portable hotspot, so they can stay connected to the people, places and information that matter most to them.”
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