Fujitsu LifeBook Laptops, Tablets Now Offer ATandT 3G Broadband
In a move designed to appeal to constant travelers and other road warrior professionals, Fujitsu expands support for AT&T's high-speed 3G broadband technology to multiple editions of its Fujitsu LifeBook notebooks and tablet PCs. Lenovo and Ericsson have also announced deals intended to attract mobile professionals to 3G cellular broadband network use.Enterprise professionals who travel a substantial portion of the year may be interested in Fujitsu's expanding support for high-speed connectivity on many of its LifeBook notebooks and tablet PCs. These revamped Fujitsu LifeBook laptops and tablets are designed to provide built-in access to AT&T's BroadbandConnect HSUPA (High-Speed Uplink Packet Access) network. This wireless option will cost $150 per device.
With the Feb. 3 announcement, Fujitsu is the second PC vendor in the last few months to offer AT&T's 3G broadband service for its notebooks. In October, Lenovo and Ericsson aimed to promote professionals' use of mobile networks and built-in connectivity by offering 3G broadband with Lenovo's ThinkPad laptops.