T-Mobile To Release Mifi’s, Laptops And Data Sticks Galore!

T-Mobile is definitely looking to boost its 4G data stick offerings presumably with a resurgence in efforts to capture some of the business 2 business space. Between the two images we’ve acquired we can see that T-Mobile is prepping to launch a replacement of the current T-Mobile Jet, which currently offers HSPA+ speeds of 21Mbps. Codenamed “Kitty Hawk,” we’ll be seeing this drop sometime in March 2011.

The “Washington,” which will be T-Mobile’s first device to offer HSPA+ speeds of 42Mbps will drop sometime in March 2011. We suspect this could be the data stick we got a preview of during T-Mobile’s press event in Las Vegas where speeds of 28Mbps where attained.

We’ve already previewed the codename “Wayne,” to you before, but this time we find there is both a “Lil Wayne” and a “Wayne” which we will just call “Big Wayne” for fun. Both “Wayne’s” are T-mobile’s first Mobile Routers capable of connecting with up to 5 devices at once and providing HSPA+ speeds of 21Mbps on Lil Wayne and 42Mbps on the larger Wayne. With T-Mobile expected to drop 25+ 4G devices this year we expect that their first entries into the Mobile Router space will see some heavy promotion with redoubled efforts on the B2B space as well as personal use.

Last but not least the bottom pic gives way to T-Mobile preparing to introduce the Dell 14R Notebook which will have built in support for T-Mobile HSPA+ speeds. Unfortunately there is no reference as to whether or not the upcoming Dell 14R would run on HSPA+ speeds of 21 or 42Mbps but we’ll hope for the latter and be happy with the former.

I hope that T-Mobile is using the strength of it’s 4G network to heavily promote these upcoming mobile routers with a strong focus on the business market. There is definitely a large opportunity for T-Mobile to showcase HSPA+ speeds theoretically capable of 42Mbps combined with competitive pricing to businesses both large and small.

Then again, I wouldn’t mind having “Wayne” at my disposal either!

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  • Danny

    Wow even a 14″ notebook huh?

    Looks like “Wayne,” will have full international band support (most likely the addition of 850/1900 HSPA +) whereas “Lil Wayne,” will be AWS/2100 MHz

    I want the Wayne Mi-Fi device.

    • Marcel

      Lil wayne will work fine in europe as it has the 2100 mhz band!

      • Rocket 2.0

        Too bad T-Mobile doesn’t provide unlocks for their mobile broadband devices.

    • Marcel

      Lil wayne will work fine in europe as it has the 2100 mhz band!

    • Marcel

      Lil wayne will work fine in europe as it has the 2100 mhz band!

  • http://www.dolphinfree.net Tenkely

    ugh GSlate price still TBD… I’m nervous about the tag on that one.

  • J-Hop2o6

    lol @ Lil Wayne.. but i see Tmo is about to use DC (Dual-carrier/Dual-cell) to double the current 21 HSPA+ to 42 HSPA+

    • http://www.facebook.com/omgitzjose Jose Guitian Cicero

      i noticed that too but i dont see how it could be dual carrier. i cant see tmo and att teaming up.

      • J-Hop2o6

        Its not with Two CARRIER Providers.. its dual-cell (i should only say dual-cell for now on).. thats why it has two names to prevent confusion.. but its basically doubling their spectrum output.. Tmo currently uses 5MHz each way for Down & Up.. now Tmo will use 10 MHz each way for Down and Up.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual-Cell_HSDPA

      • J-Hop2o6

        Its not with Two CARRIER Providers.. its dual-cell (i should only say dual-cell for now on).. thats why it has two names to prevent confusion.. but its basically doubling their spectrum output.. Tmo currently uses 5MHz each way for Down & Up.. now Tmo will use 10 MHz each way for Down and Up.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual-Cell_HSDPA

      • J-Hop2o6

        Its not with Two CARRIER Providers.. its dual-cell (i should only say dual-cell for now on).. thats why it has two names to prevent confusion.. but its basically doubling their spectrum output.. Tmo currently uses 5MHz each way for Down & Up.. now Tmo will use 10 MHz each way for Down and Up.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual-Cell_HSDPA

    • MIMO

      More likely MIMO than dual carrier.

      • J-Hop2o6

        MIMO will be after DC.. But right now, Tmo will use the DC method to achieve the 42mbps max theorectical.

        • Gerard Manzanares

          That sounds so nice! Maybe I’ll be throttled in two days instead of three!

    • MIMO

      More likely MIMO than dual carrier.

  • Anonymous

    It’s almost like within the past year…or since whenever the new CEO took office—they’ve been turning the wheel around and coming up with all kinds of stuff. This is great. This past few months I haven’t even cared to look at what the other guys are doing since what T-Mobile is doing has been so awesome. I used to compare devices and how we seem to the short end of the stick. Looks like tide is turning…

  • Anonymous

    It’s almost like within the past year…or since whenever the new CEO took office—they’ve been turning the wheel around and coming up with all kinds of stuff. This is great. This past few months I haven’t even cared to look at what the other guys are doing since what T-Mobile is doing has been so awesome. I used to compare devices and how we seem to the short end of the stick. Looks like tide is turning…

  • Anonymous

    Who launches a notebook with a 250gb hard drive? Seriously? lame.

  • Anonymous

    Who launches a notebook with a 250gb hard drive? Seriously? lame.

  • 5 GB?

    T-Mobile should increase their data limits with these new modems. 5 GB cap and 0.05 Mbps throttled speed is pretty crappy. I recently switched to Clear’s unlimited 4G and use 10 GB a month. With T-Mobile, I chucked the Rocket modem in my bag when I hit the 5 GB cap since 0.05 Mbps is too slow to be useful.

    I’d switch back to T-Mobile from Clear’s unlimited plan if they increased their cap and or throttle speeds since I still have my phone with them.

    • JD

      i canceled my webconnect plan and went with verizon’s 4g service. verizon at least gave me the option to buy more data. the overages on verizon’s new plans aren’t as bad as before. it’s not great but i prefer it than t-mobile’s current mobile broadband plans. with t-mobile, you’re pretty much stuck with 5 GB of data because after that the 0.05 Mbps speed will make it too unbearable to use.

      • Mike S.

        Thanks for this. I travel a lot for work and I like surfing the internet at the end of the day in my hotel room. Hotel WiFi is almost always crappy or pretty much non-existent. I’m not allowed to use my work laptop with built-in mobile broadband for personal use so I got a webConnect Rocket for my personal netbook. It was great at first but then I always get throttled to 50 kbps and I pretty much have no internet.

        I’m canceling my webConnect service and getting Verizon’s mobile broadband service. Verizon’s plan is a better cost vs benefit balance for my use.

    • JD

      i canceled my webconnect plan and went with verizon’s 4g service. verizon at least gave me the option to buy more data. the overages on verizon’s new plans aren’t as bad as before. it’s not great but i prefer it than t-mobile’s current mobile broadband plans. with t-mobile, you’re pretty much stuck with 5 GB of data because after that the 0.05 Mbps speed will make it too unbearable to use.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, they need to increase it back to 10GB. I think I saw a lady with the Clear wireless usb modem connected to her mac book pro.

    • peter

      ya, i understand limiting phones since most people don’t use much data on a phone anyway but these modems are sold specifically to provide internet access to computers. multiple computers for the mifis. why limit them as much as phones?

      i had webconnect service and i was throttled down to 100 kbps at first. i canceled it when i started getting throttled to 50 kbps. t-mobile’s just making their service worse and worse. decreasing caps and throttles. that’s going backwards.

      • JustMe

        It’s not meant to replace a home internet connections. It’s to be used when wifi is not available on the go. For that 5 GB is more than sufficient!

        • Nexus

          Some people are on the go without wifi all the time. I am. I need more than 5 GB. Probably most of the people who actually go out of their way to buy dedicated mobile broadband service are people who know they’ll use a lot of data. Otherwise, they’d just root, jail break, etc. and tether their phone for free. I don’t do that because. I have morals.

          That’s why I switched to clear’s 4g. T-Mobile’s throttled speed was too slow to get anything done.

        • Nexus

          Some people are on the go without wifi all the time. I am. I need more than 5 GB. Probably most of the people who actually go out of their way to buy dedicated mobile broadband service are people who know they’ll use a lot of data. Otherwise, they’d just root, jail break, etc. and tether their phone for free. I don’t do that because. I have morals.

          That’s why I switched to clear’s 4g. T-Mobile’s throttled speed was too slow to get anything done.

        • Tmobile

          Ok think about this. If you are really using this for business what in the world would you need to be watching TV and Streaming Music/Videos then yes your right this isnt the product for you. Its not intended to give you those capabilities. Yes occasionally light video watching but if this was business what in the world could you possiby need sooooo much data for?? Go straight to At&t and pay a giant bill then go find an At&t website after you do and blog about how you hate them for “overcharging you”

        • Gerard Manzanares

          God forbid a business use video confrencing. I forget that were still in the 1950s. Did you get my telegraph yet?

        • Gerard Manzanares

          God forbid a business use video confrencing. I forget that were still in the 1950s. Did you get my telegraph yet?

        • Just Bought AShockwave

          You do realize that CLEAR throttles too, don’t you?

        • Nexus

          Some people are on the go without wifi all the time. I am. I need more than 5 GB. Probably most of the people who actually go out of their way to buy dedicated mobile broadband service are people who know they’ll use a lot of data. Otherwise, they’d just root, jail break, etc. and tether their phone for free. I don’t do that because. I have morals.

          That’s why I switched to clear’s 4g. T-Mobile’s throttled speed was too slow to get anything done.

        • Nexus

          Some people are on the go without wifi all the time. I am. I need more than 5 GB. Probably most of the people who actually go out of their way to buy dedicated mobile broadband service are people who know they’ll use a lot of data. Otherwise, they’d just root, jail break, etc. and tether their phone for free. I don’t do that because. I have morals.

          That’s why I switched to clear’s 4g. T-Mobile’s throttled speed was too slow to get anything done.

        • Just Bought AShockwave

          I don’t know where you get that. Reasoning? Rationalization? The Reality is that the cap exists because T-Mobile doesn’t have much capacity. That’s about it.

        • Gerard Manzanares

          You must be living in a cave to expect 5GB to be enough. I’m surprised you pay for electricity. Don’t use too much! They might have to limit you!!!!!

        • Gerard Manzanares

          You must be living in a cave to expect 5GB to be enough. I’m surprised you pay for electricity. Don’t use too much! They might have to limit you!!!!!

        • Gerard Manzanares

          You must be living in a cave to expect 5GB to be enough. I’m surprised you pay for electricity. Don’t use too much! They might have to limit you!!!!!

        • Gerard Manzanares

          You must be living in a cave to expect 5GB to be enough. I’m surprised you pay for electricity. Don’t use too much! They might have to limit you!!!!!

    • Kel

      Less than a year ago, the soft cap was 10GB BUT there was a genius in Cali last year hit the cap on 2 of his lines that were smartphones. When TMO throttled him, he sued. Hence the 5GB cap that we are all forced to suffer…see what happens when you’re nice? Ppl take advantage and then everybody else suffers!

      Don’t knock TMO for the 5GB….knock that loser out in Cali smh

      • Anonymous

        I remember that and when I saw I said….here comes trouble.

      • paul a.

        People here are talking about the mobile broadband service and NOT smart phones. It doesn’t make sense to cap a service meant to be used for data only for computers as much as smart phones that don’t use as much data.

        Again, this is about mobile broadband for people who are always away from WiFi and need internet access on the go. Please differentiate between phones and data modems. They are for different use cases.

        T-Mobile should at least have a higher throttled speed for their USB and MiFi modems. I can’t get anything done on my Rocket stick at 50 kbps. Looking at these comments, I’ll be looking into switching to Verizon’s USB modems.

      • J Good

        Wrong reasoning. T-Mobile isn’t likely to act like some individual who would take revenge by dropping the cap from 10 GB to 5 GB for everyone. Just because he sued doesn’t mean anything, especially since the lawsuit went nowhere. More likely T-Mobile halved the usage because at 10 GB they noticed that many people were getting affected by the people constantly hitting the caps. Another likely reason is that T-Mobile is just copying other carriers and restricting data usage too.

        Also, you’re replying to comments about mobile broadband access for computers not smart phones. I don’t understand why mobile broadband service should have the same throttled speed as smart phones. 0.05 Mbps is still somewhat usable on a smart phone for most apps (except for streaming music and video or accessing full desktop websites) but it’s almost useless for laptop users.

      • Gerard Manzanares

        5GB? You’re lucky!! I’m throttled after 2GB. I was throttled on the third day of my billing cycle.

      • Gerard Manzanares

        5GB? You’re lucky!! I’m throttled after 2GB. I was throttled on the third day of my billing cycle.

      • Gerard Manzanares

        5GB? You’re lucky!! I’m throttled after 2GB. I was throttled on the third day of my billing cycle.

      • Gerard Manzanares

        5GB? You’re lucky!! I’m throttled after 2GB. I was throttled on the third day of my billing cycle.

    • Kel

      Less than a year ago, the soft cap was 10GB BUT there was a genius in Cali last year hit the cap on 2 of his lines that were smartphones. When TMO throttled him, he sued. Hence the 5GB cap that we are all forced to suffer…see what happens when you’re nice? Ppl take advantage and then everybody else suffers!

      Don’t knock TMO for the 5GB….knock that loser out in Cali smh

  • 5 GB?

    T-Mobile should increase their data limits with these new modems. 5 GB cap and 0.05 Mbps throttled speed is pretty crappy. I recently switched to Clear’s unlimited 4G and use 10 GB a month. With T-Mobile, I chucked the Rocket modem in my bag when I hit the 5 GB cap since 0.05 Mbps is too slow to be useful.

    I’d switch back to T-Mobile from Clear’s unlimited plan if they increased their cap and or throttle speeds since I still have my phone with them.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder how much T-Mobile has to pay the rapper “Lil Wayne” to borrow his name. lol

  • http://twitter.com/stevensteve steven

    Regarding the Dell 14R: there’s little to no subsidized pricing in this one. A 14-in laptop with i3 processor, 2 gigabytes of RAM is worth around 400. If you buy from T-mobile, you pay the same price AND you have to commit to 2 years. WTF?

  • LurkR

    lol when i saw the header i read mifi as milf… but cool..

  • LurkR

    lol when i saw the header i read mifi as milf… but cool..

  • LurkR

    lol when i saw the header i read mifi as milf… but cool..

  • http://i-appreciate.org alt-mobile

    Is it wrong that I got super excited that T-Mobile was relaesing milfs? Only to be disappointed, upon further review…

    • Woodsyman06

      that’s what what I thought to but, it turned out to be wishfull thinking.

  • http://i-appreciate.org alt-mobile

    Is it wrong that I got super excited that T-Mobile was relaesing milfs? Only to be disappointed, upon further review…

  • http://i-appreciate.org alt-mobile

    Is it wrong that I got super excited that T-Mobile was relaesing milfs? Only to be disappointed, upon further review…

  • http://twitter.com/mrjlwilliams J. Williams

    I’m hoping to see some more WP7 devices, and some 4+ screens on the Android devices to come. The only thing in these pics that appeal to me, is more than likely what appeals to most. LOL, LG G-SLATE!!!

  • http://twitter.com/mrjlwilliams J. Williams

    I’m hoping to see some more WP7 devices, and some 4+ screens on the Android devices to come. The only thing in these pics that appeal to me, is more than likely what appeals to most. LOL, LG G-SLATE!!!

  • http://twitter.com/raitchison Robert Aitchison

    I’d rather have a Microcell so I could actually use my phone inside my house.

    • Bratty

      Wifi calling. Try it if you get a chance. Love it.

    • Bratty

      Wifi calling. Try it if you get a chance. Love it.

  • Anonymous

    This is good to see. I have a Clear USB modem now and would love to switch to HSPA + and see if I like it better.

    Stay thirsty my friends!

  • Anonymous

    This is good to see. I have a Clear USB modem now and would love to switch to HSPA + and see if I like it better.

    Stay thirsty my friends!

  • Tmoisslow

    Thanks for this post. Just cancelled my Rocket 2.0. It is obsolete at its 3.0Mbits per sec. Already used 2G just reading emails and work. I cant imagine the throttle back. What a joke.

  • Dead Rocket

    I like how the image says international and domestic bands while T-Mobile doesn’t provide any unlock codes for any of their mobile broadband devices. I bought my Rocket 2.0 at full price and T-Mobile won’t unlock it. It’s just sitting in my drawer now since I already canceled my service with T-Mobile due to the sever throttling. I ended up just rooting my phone and tethering it for free instead. Good job T-Mobile!

    • Corey

      Why would you want it unlocked? To get EDGE in another country? Haha seriously. Also about throttling think of it this way…would you rather spend hundreds of dollars and then be on here complaining that T-Mobile is “overcharging you”? I guess you should do your homework..As they say buyer be ware. Also these products are intended for you on-the-go. Your dumbass is just too poor to pay for home internet and mobile broadband. ITS CALLED MOBILE BROADBAND for a reason!

  • Docsls6

    Couple of things…first the rocket is the 4g and the jet is 3g…second the rocket is capped at 9 mbps…the vibrant 4g will be the first device capable of 21 with the mytouch and g2 capped at 14…