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T-Mobile hopes to take the next step in mobile broadband dongles by partnering with Dutch manufacturer Option and adding memory to the sticks.

By whacking a memory card into the magic internet maker, it will double as a memory stick, meaning you can take your files wherever you go as well as saving files from all those legal sites.

The iCom 431 is a HSUPA-capable modem, meaning you can download at the now-standard 7.2Mbps, as well as uploading at around 5Mbps at a maximum.

Increased speed

However, T-Mobile currently only supports around 4.5Mbps downloads, but the speed will be steadily increased in the coming months.

"Option has supplied data cards to T-Mobile UK over the years," said Jan Callewaert, Chief Executive of Option, before unsurprisingly backing the pink brand to continue its success in the mobile broadband market.

"We're delighted that now our USB modems will contribute to the continued success of T-Mobile's mobile broadband proposition in Europe."
By Gareth Beavis

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LMAO "saving files from all those legal sites" awww that cracked me up
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wait this is Tmobile UK right? if tmo usa had 4.5mbps down speeds, im switching right now
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I can't believe that little stick is 4 times faster than my cable connection
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I can't believe that little stick is 4 times faster than my cable connection
Doesnt always work out like that.

T-Mobile claim those speeds as a max, but currently, my T-Mobile BB service gives 322Kb/s Downspeed and 142Kb/s Upspeed.

Nowhere near what they claim.
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I can't believe that little stick is 4 times faster than my cable connection
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Doesnt always work out like that.

T-Mobile claim those speeds as a max, but currently, my T-Mobile BB service gives 322Kb/s Downspeed and 142Kb/s Upspeed.

Nowhere near what they claim.
Hmm i think its only 3G round stoke since I live very close to their
You probably need HSDPA to hit those speeds
    
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Doesnt always work out like that.

T-Mobile claim those speeds as a max, but currently, my T-Mobile BB service gives 322Kb/s Downspeed and 142Kb/s Upspeed.

Nowhere near what they claim.
Kilobits or kilobytes? Because if that's in kilobytes, it's still faster than my cable
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Kilobits or kilobytes? Because if that's in kilobytes, it's still faster than my cable
Yeh lol 322Kb/s is quoted as 3mb internet. So with 4.5Mbps internet you will be expecting 450kb/s down
    
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