sierra wireless aircard 860

Sierra Wireless has just announced a partnership with Cingular that will result in the sale of their AirCard 860 Wireless 3G PCMCIA card, making this one of the first products to support Cingular's upgraded UMTS HSDPA network. The 860 features both 850/1900 UMTS and quad-band (850/900/1800/1900) GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, with claimed 3G speeds of 400 to 700 kbps with 1Mbps bursts. Price is still unknown, but expect to see this new card for sale by the end of the year.

[Via CCN Matthews]