EarthLink's two new packages offer a hotspot device that provides mobile Internet access in more than 80 cities nationwide.

Craig Galbraith, Editorial Director

June 19, 2013

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Clearwire Deal Powers New EarthLink Nationwide Wireless Internet Plans

IT services and communications provider EarthLink today launched its new 4G Internet-on-the-Go wireless Internet plans for consumers. The service is powered by Clearwire‘s 4G mobile broadband thanks to a wholesale agreement the two announced last September.

The two packages offer a hotspot device that provides mobile Internet access in more than 80 cities nationwide. The service delivers wireless Internet on up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices including smartphones, tablets and laptops, and does not require a contract. It starts at $29.95 per month for the standard plan.

The standard plan includes speeds up to 3Mbps and 2GB of monthly data. The premium plan, priced at $49.95 per month, doubles that speed and data usage to 6Mbps and 4 GB of monthly data. EarthLink also offers incremental data packages starting at $4.95 per month that can be added or removed at any time for a customer-tailored data offering.

"Pairing Clearwire’s leadership in 4G with our outstanding reputation for customer care provides more opportunity to satisfy customer needs and aligns with our long-term strategy," said Kevin F. Brand, EVP for EarthLink.

Cities where the plans are available include New York, Los Angeles; Chicago; Atlanta; Houston; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Dallas; Washington, D.C. ; Seattle; and Miami.

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Craig Galbraith

Editorial Director, Channel Futures

Craig Galbraith is the editorial director for Channel Futures, joining the team in 2008. Before that, he spent more than 11 years as an anchor, reporter and managing editor in television newsrooms in North Dakota and Washington state. Craig is a proud Husky, having graduated from the University of Washington. He makes his home in the Phoenix area.

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