Sierra Wireless adds five new products to its AirCard line. Some of these new AirCards support the merging HSPA+ technology standard, which offers download speeds of up to 21Mbps.
The AirCard 503 data card is a convertible 2-in-1 card that fits both PC card and ExpressCard slots, while the AirCard USB 308 and AirCard USB 309 are USB HSPA+ modems. All of them support HSPA+ 21Mbps download speed. The AirCard USB 308 works with 850, 1900, and 2100 MHz HSPA+ bands and the AirCard USB 308 supports 900 and 2100 MHz frequency bands.
Also introduced are the AirCard USB 301 and AirCard USB 302, both offer peak download speeds of 7.2 Mbps and peak upload speeds of 5.76 Mbps on an HSPA network. The former operates on the 850 and 2100 MHz HSPA frequencies, while the latter operates on the 900 and 2100 MHz frequencies.