ATandT Data Bundle Offers Mobile Broadband, Backup
The AT&T "Broadband on the Go" data bundle offers cost-conscious businesses access to WiFi hotspots, mobile broadband connectivity and automatic online backup of computer files.Telecommunications giant AT&T announced a bundled Internet offer that includes high speed Internet access, WiFi and mobile broadband, plus unlimited online personal computer data backup with remote access from any broadband Web-connected device, starting at an introductory price of $90 a month through Aug. 31. The service, called Broadband on the Go, is currently available to small businesses across the company's 22-state local footprint. The services, which help enable small businesses to access their data from anywhere, include high-speed Internet, available with downstream speeds up to 24 Mbps (on the U-verse platform), LaptopConnect mobile broadband, Tech Support 360 Backup and Go with automatic online backup of computer files and basic WiFi connectivity at more than 20,000 hotspots across the country.
The service includes U.S.-based business-class technical support, all-in-one protection suite for selected tiers and up to 11 e-mail accounts, as well as enabling small businesses to remotely access saved files from any web-connected laptop or mobile broadband device and send links to files or folders for sharing and collaboration. According to Compass Intelligence, a high-tech market analytics firm, small businesses (less than 100 employees) spent $5.6 billion in 2009 on wireless data services and expect to spend $18.9 billion in 2014, resulting in a compound annual growth rate of 27.6 percent.