Leap launches LTE

22 Dec 2011

Leap Wireless has launched Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband services in Tucson, Arizona, with further expansion planned for neighbouring cities in 2012. The cellco is offering a USB modem from Huawei for USD150, and will charge customers based on maximum connection speed, with all plans limited to 5GB data usage volume per month. A service with speed capped at 3Mbps costs USD50 per month, with a 6Mbps package priced at USD60 per month. In October the company revealed that it would spend USD250 million in providing LTE coverage to 25 million people.

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