Mobile solutions are a very personal thing. Some professionals like smartphones and can use them all the time. Others prefer netbooks and love their svelte feel, long battery life weight. Some like a full size, coast to coast (well all day) battery, ability to play movies on a large screen and run many applications at once.
Whatever type of device is best for you, the speed at which you can access the Internet is important. For the busy and productive professional, having fast Internet access from any location, not just the office, is quite appealing.
Sprint, for example, is launching the HTC Evo 4G. The smartphone is one of the most advanced smartphones I’ve seen to hit the market.
One of the most powerful features is that at a speed of 4G, Sprint claims you’ll get Internet access almost as fast as what you would experience in your home or office. The HTC Evo 4G is also a WiFi hotspot, enabling up to 8 other WiFi enabled devices to connect to Internet through the HTC Evo 4G.
Getting speeds at 4G is not for every market at this time, but many major urban areas are 4G ready and more are being rolled out all the time.
Computer Reseller news writes If Sprint is too early — in other words, if it overpromises and underdelivers on 4G and the HC EVO 4G phone itself — it’ll give its rivals more than enough incentive to fine-tune their own 4G offerings and capitalize on Sprint’s mistakes.
If being mobile is a MUST for your business make sure you discuss with your local consultant the latest mobile broadband offerings. Two competing 4G (as in fourth generation of wireless broadband) standards are what Sprint is backing, WiMax and AT&T and Verizon’s LTE (Long Term Evolution).