SAN DIEGO, CA-Mar 27, 2007 -- Franklin Wireless Corp. (Other OTC:FKLT.PK - News), a developer and marketer of wireless broadband communication devices and applications, announced the launch of its world's smallest CDU-680 EV-DO Revision A USB mobile broadband for the North and South American markets.
The announcement coincides with the CTIA show in Orlando, Florida on March 27, 2007 where Franklin and its partner and share holder, Creative Mobile Technology (C-motech) Co., Ltd. are showcasing their wide variety of EV-DO and HSDPA USB and Fixed Wireless modems for North American and South American customers.
Franklin led the mobile broadband industry by launching its CDU-550 in July of 2006, the modem was the first USB EV-DO modem in the world. This year, Franklin again leads the world in introducing the first EV-DO Rev A USB modem to incorporate Flash Memory, a GPS receiver and a unique swiveling USB connector. With the advent of the onboard Flash Memory, the modem application software and driver software for different computing platforms, i.e. Mac, Linux and Windows Mobile are readily available for installation from the Flash Memory, making the CDU-680 a platform and OS independent mobile broadband modem.
Another unique feature of the CDU-680 product is the Swiveling USB connector, this innovative USB connector feature allows the modem to be raised vertically for better radio frequency performance or folded away when not in use. The modem is backward compatible with widely available CDMA2000 1xEV-DO networks and supports data-only EVDO Rev A mobile broadband services with a peak downlink speed of 3.1 Mbps.
The CDU-680 offers laptop and desktop users the flexibility to connect to CDMA 1xEV-DO Rev A high-speed mobile broadband services, enabling them to send and receive email with large file attachments, play real-time interactive games, receive and send high-resolution pictures and video, and wirelessly connect to the internet anytime, anywhere.
The CDU-680 will be available through North and South American carriers with CDMA 1xEVDO Rev A network in second quarter of 2007. ]
"With the introduction of the CDU-680, Franklin once again has demonstrated the innovativeness and the uniqueness in its mobile broadband modem products. We continue to bring to our customers and end users exceptional values with our leading edge products," said O.C. Kim, President of Franklin Wireless.
Franklin Wireless products are marketed through Original Equipment Manufacturers ("OEMs") and distributors, as well as directly to operators and end users.