Sierra Wireless and AT&T Wireless Announce Availability of
GSM/GPRS AirCard Ensuring Mobile Professionals Stay Wirelessly
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 2003--
AT&T Wireless Customers Get Wirelessly Connected to their Laptops
and Handhelds with the Sierra Wireless AirCard(R) 750 GSM/GPRS PC Card
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)(TSX:SW) and AT&T Wireless (NYSE:AWE)
announced today the commercial availability of the AirCard(R) 750, a
wide area PC Card for laptops and PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants).
Operating over the AT&T Wireless GSM (Global System for Mobile
Communication) and GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) network, the
AirCard 750 enables mobile users of handheld devices to wirelessly
connect to the Internet, e-mail, and corporate applications. A
communication solution designed for the mobile professional, the
AirCard 750 is used in markets around the world to wirelessly connect
mobile users to important information when traveling or working away
from the office.
About the size of a credit card, the AirCard 750 enables wireless
access to corporate networks, personal & business data, and other
mission critical information when inserted into a Type II PC Card slot
on a laptop or other handheld device. Now operating in more than 5,000
cities in the United States and offering GPRS roaming in 20 countries
around the world, AT&T Wireless customers can now enjoy the freedom of
always-on wireless connectivity while reaching data speeds of up to 56
Kbps over the AT&T Wireless network.