New Service Combines 3G and Wi-Fi For Ubiquitous Connectivity


iPass logoIf you’re a road warrior or frequent traveler, what strategy do you have for staying connected to the Internet? Odds are you have use combination of Wi-Fi access, a 3G cellular card, and/or dial-up net access as a last resort.

A new service from iPass combines all three of these ways of getting online. After going after the enterprise market, iPass has launched iPassConnect for consumers. According to the company, they are the first to combine 3G data in the US, wired hotel broadband, and a global dial-up network.

Being a part if iPass will allow you to get online at nearly 1,000 hotspots in 500 airports, from hotels such as Hyatt, Hilton, and Marriot, and from retail location such as Starbucks, McDonalds, and more.

To get strted, sign up and at the iPassConnect website. Currently, the service is only available for Windows computer running Vista, XP, or Windows 2000. Pricing starts out at $29.95/month.

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