The easy-to-use Passport 1xEVDO card, also known as the Kyocera KPC-650, can be installed in minutes and gives laptop users high-speed wireless data access of up to 2.4 Mbps(a). Passport not only provides the convenience of mobility but also offers broadband access to corporate applications, email, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) browsers and seamless Short Message Service (SMS) text messaging capability(b). Additionally, Passport’s dual-band receive diversity and high-performance antenna design allows for improved coverage nationwide and higher data rates.
“Our internal testing shows Passport to be the fastest EVDO card available in our markets — up to twice as fast as other competitive offerings currently available on CDMA networks,” said Don McGuire, vice president of Global marketing and North American sales at Kyocera Wireless Corp. “Our success with CDMA wireless handsets and telemetry modules makes us uniquely qualified to deliver on the high-speed data potential of EVDO on next-generation CDMA wireless networks. Now our goal is to go one step further and offer superior, easy-to-use high-speed wireless products to incorporate into people’s lives — whether a mobile phone, telemetry module or PC card.”
The Kyocera Passport features an adjustable rotating antenna for maximum signal strength and includes intuitive Passport Navigator software for easy installation and connection management that is compatible with EVDO and CDMA2000 1x services. The card boasts download speeds of up to 2.4 Mbps in EVDO coverage areas and achieves download speeds with bursts of up to 153 kbps on CDMA2000 1x connections outside of EVDO coverage.
The Kyocera Passport 1xEVDO PC Card is 2.13 in. x 4.84 in. x 0.51 in. and weighs 2.01 ounces.
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