Communications company O2 and Sierra Wireless have announced the commercial launch of the Sierra Wireless Compass 885 USB Modem on the O2 network in the UK.
Designed for mobile professionals, laptop computer users and frequent travelers, the O2 Business USB modem has download speeds of up to 7.2Mbps and upload speeds of up to 2Mbps.
It is claimed that the O2 Business USB modem includes TRU-Install automatic software installation to simplify setup, a microSD memory card slot to expand its functionality, and offers seamless high-speed wireless connectivity for both Mac and Windows notebook and desktop computers.
Jim Lahey, vice president of EMEA for Sierra Wireless, said: The Compass 885 USB modem is designed to satisfy the pace and needs of busy mobile professionals. It offers ease of use, worldwide high-speed roaming for simple, reliable connectivity while travelling, with a small, minimalist design, and we’re pleased to be able to deliver it first to O2 customers in the UK.