First USB Modem in the US to Feature Both a Web-Based and Standard User Interface
CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwire – 10/19/10) – 4G World — Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTC.BB:FKWL – News), the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced the launch of its new U310 single-mode WiMAX USB modem. Operating over both 2.3GHz and 2.5GHz frequency bands, this high-speed device is sleek, compact and features a 270-degree rotating hinge, antenna TX diversity and can be used with an external antenna. The U310 is easy to use and features both a web-based and standard user interface, which the company believes is a first for a USB modem in the US. The U310 USB modem is available immediately to Franklin’s customers on a worldwide basis.
“While Franklin Wireless has enjoyed tremendous success with its dual-mode WiMAX/CDMA USB modems, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new U310 WiMAX only device,” stated OC Kim, president of Franklin Wireless. “As WiMAX networks continue to be rolled out, offering a WiMAX only USB modem adds an important new device to Franklin Wireless’ growing portfolio of high speed wireless products.”
The U310 modem supports Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, Linux and Mac OS® X.
Additional information about the U310, as well as the company’s other products will be available at the Franklin Wireless exhibit (booth 146) during 4G World 2010 being held October 19-21 at the McCormick Place, West Building – 3rd Floor in Chicago, Illinois.
About Franklin Wireless
Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTC.BB:FKWL – News) is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of high speed wireless data products including third generation (“3G”) and fourth generation (“4G”) modems, routers and modules. Our current products are focused on widely deployed cellular technologies including CDMA EVDO Rev A, HSPA, WiMAX and LTE. We were the world’s first supplier of both CDMA EVDO Rev A and dual-mode (CDMA EVDO Rev A/WiMAX) Universal Serial Bus (USB) modems. Franklin’s other products include Wi-Fi “hotspot” routers (which operate over WiMAX or CDMA networks) and wireless modules that are generally sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Our company’s primary customers are wireless carriers who seek innovative, reliable and cost effective technology solutions for their subscribers. Our customer base extends from the United States to South America and the Caribbean.
Franklin Wireless is headquartered in San Diego, California and has a majority ownership position in Franklin Technology Inc. (FTI), a research and development facility located in Seoul, South Korea. FTI provides design, development and manufacturing services to Franklin for its wireless data products. For additional information, please visitwww.franklinwireless.com.
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