Sprint confirms the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot for $99.99

Sprint confirms the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot for $99.99
You might recall that we recently reported that Sprint was planning to release the Overdrive, a 3G/4G mobile hot spot. The device will allow you and your 4 new best friends to access Wi-Fi as long as they are within 100 feet of the unit. The 5 users can all share the content of a microSD card and the device also features GPS. As for cost, the Overdrive will cost $99.99 with a two year agreement. The product is made by Sierra Wireless, just for those who care about such things. Now you have no more excuses for not calling like, "There was no signal" will no longer be valid.

source: BGR




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8 Comments

1. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

Way to go Sprint!

2. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

this is sick, but what the hell does that last sentence mean? I mean really????

3. stuntz

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yeah it didnt really make sense. unless they're talking about skype users?!?!?!!

4. mr. anderson

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 16, 2009

sprints press release actually talks about using it to turn your ipod touch into a phone via skype

5. austan

Posts: 7; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

So you will be able to download all kinds of great things and share your connection. So are we going to see a better data plan like the truely unlimited data plans that we used to have? I cant see using this unless they lift the 5 gig cap.

6. IHatePhones

Posts: 99; Member since: Aug 12, 2009

It's only 5 gigs on 3G. 4G is currently unlimited.

7. austan

Posts: 7; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

Is it the same price as the 3g?

8. nosense

Posts: 53; Member since: Jul 19, 2009

No it is 69.99 for unlimited 4g

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