Monday, June 11, 2012
Today Lenovo announced the launch of its new No-contract mobile broadband service for Select ThinkPad notebooks built with a 3G module inside.
With the announcement the said Thinkpads will have access to No-contract mobile broadband service offered by Lenovo, a service that will provide on-demand access to the Internet.
Named Lenovo Mobile Access,the pay-as-you-go service, is available in the U.S. and nine European countries, including the U.K., France and Germany.The Lenovo service is being provided by Macheen, a company that helps manufacturers of embedded devices to connect them to the Internet via mobile networks.
What No-contract mobile broadband service Offers:
The Pay as you Go service is Lenovo's attempt to offer users more flexible options to buy access to mobile broadband. For example, users can pay USD 1.95 for 30 minutes of time, allowing access up to 30MB of data, or pay $8.95 for a full-day pass to access up to 200 MB of data. Users can also choose to buy monthly plans with access to 2GB or 6GB of data. Pricing will vary depending on the country.