Qwest goes mobile

23 May 2007

US wireline operator Qwest has launched a new mobile broadband service in partnership with Sprint Nextel. The CDMA2000 1xEV-DO service is available under three packages offering 500MB, 600MB or unlimited data transfer each month, with tariffs beginning at USD69.99 plus a one-off payment of USD49.99 for the Qwest Mobile Broadband laptop card. Qwest operates in a local service area that consists of 14 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.