Samsung GT-B3710: 4G/LTE USB-dongle for TeliaSonera

Monday, December 14, 2009

South Korean company Samsung Electronics announced sales of its 4G/LTE USB-dongle in Sweden and Norway. As of today, this device (model GT-B3710) will be available in the capital of Sweden - Stockholm, in connection with the launch there in the commercial exploitation of LTE network operator TeliaSonera.

LTE modem from Samsung connects to the USB port on a laptop or other portable device. It is built on the basis of LTE chip of its own design, codenamed Kalmia and the supports in the 2,6 GHz range LTE. The decision by Samsung is fully compatible with the latest standards 3GPP - LTE Release 8 (Rel-8).

The company also promises that in the beginning of next year will release an updated version of the dongle, which will support work in LTE, HSPA and EDGE networks.