Clearwire Introduces Clear Stick Atlas for Mobile Broadband
Clearwire, a broadband services company, announced Clear Stick Atlas. The new offering is a mobile broadband USB device with 4G connectivity and is unusual in that it does not require connection manager software. The USB stick measures 3.04 cm x 8.2 cm x 1.6 cm, and weighs 31 g.
Users can plug the USB device into any mobile device running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, or Chrome and instantly connect to Clear’s 4G network in areas with coverage.
Clearwire’s Clear 4G network provides download speeds ranging from 3 to 6 Mbps, and covers most major cities on the east coast, as well as California, Texas, and Washington. Coverage varies, with some areas only having access to 3G speeds.