T-Mobile has launched an alternative to fixed line broadband with its new wireless datacard for laptops.
The Web'n'walk service uses a plug-in USB modem and provides download speeds of up to 1.8Mbps, which is broadly in line with standard home broadband speeds.
The firm has launched the service at two price points, with the cheaper Web'n'walk Plus allowing users to browse, e-mail, download, stream and instant message for a monthly charge of £29 for 12 and 18-month contracts
Meanwhile, the Web'n'walk Max is priced at £44 per month over 12-18 months and adds internet calling services such as Skype and JaJarcom, as well as the same features of the cheaper package.
Fair data usage for the Web'n'walk Plus is pegged at 3GB per month, while the Max deal has fair usage of up to 10GB.
T-Mobile claims the USB modem, which was given a nine out of ten rating by Trusted Reviews recently, also offers the advantage that is easy and quick to install.