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Sprint announced plans to bring a WiFi hotspot virtually anywhere with the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 intelligent mobile hotspot device. The device will be available for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year service agreement (excluding taxes). The MiFi 2200, available in the first week of June, will allow users to connect to the Internet by bridging WiFi-enabled devices like laptops, MP3 players and gaming devices.
Business and consumer customers may choose from the following service plans for the MiFi 2200:
- $59.99 per month mobile broadband only plan
- or $149.99 per month Simply Everything Plan + Mobile Broadband
- Both plans include up to 5 GB per month and 5 cents per megabyte overage for the MiFi 2200.
MiFi creates a personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be easily shared among up to five users and a variety of WiFi-enabled devices through its connection to 3G network.
Key Features of the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
- Size: 3.50"x 2.32" x 0.35"
- Weight: 2.05 oz.
- Brushed aluminum finish
- Provides mobile broadband Rev A Internet access wirelessly
- Supports up to five WiFi-enabled devices
- Universal Wi-Fi compatibility
- Advanced security through WPA2-PSK, WEP and SPI Firewall
- MiFi GPS capabilities to take advantage of select location and mapping applications, such as getting driving or walking directions or finding the best restaurant nearby
- Battery provides four hours of user time, 40 hours standby on single charge