3 Mobile Broadband Dongle – Huawei E156

The Huawei E156 mobile broadband modem is offered by 3 mobile network for accessing internet on the go. This USB modem supports the 3G HSDPA standard and is quoted to offer a download speed of 3.6Mbps. Hence it can be more useful for light users who’ll be using the internet for checking emails or for normal surfing, while travelling. This is a 30g plug-in with dimensions of 70.1 x 25.6 x 11.6 mm.

Like most mobile broadband dongles available today, getting started with this dongle is pretty simple. It offers automatic installation. When it is plugged into the USB port of the computer or laptop, and the rest will be taken care of by the device. The Birdstep dashboard comes preloaded in this USB modem, which provides a link on the desktop to connect straight-away to My3. Moreover, whenever there is a new version of the software, it will automatically detect and install the same. The Modem Manager interface manages the connection. It displays any messages that are received on the mobile broadband number and even allows replying back when logged in.

Apart from allowing internet access during travels, the Huawei E156 mobile broadband USB modem also serves as a microSD card slot. It can hold cards of up to 4GB capacity.

In order to use this mobile broadband stick, the system requirements are as follows – a minimum of 50MB of free hard disk space, a USB port and Windows 2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS X operating systems.

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