updated 10:25 am EDT, Tue April 20, 2010
ATT AirCard 890 can fit in many notebooks
AT&T today added a rare dual-mode 3G modem to its choices. Sierra Wireless' AirCard 890 at its core is an ExpressCard/34 modem that works in modern notebooks like the 17-inch MacBook Pro but has a special PC Card housing that will let it fit into older portables. It can reach up to 7.2Mbps downstream with either card format and has both GPS and VPN support for those that need them.
The card is slated to go on sale both online and through AT&T's business channels on May 5th for $50, after users sign up for a two-year data plan and getting back a $100 rebate.