AT&T has announced that small business customers nationwide can now purchase Acer, HP and Panasonic netbooks and laptops, featuring AT&T’s embedded wireless technology. The computers can be purchased through CDW, a provider of technology solutions. The effort is part of AT&T’s initiative to introduce wireless capabilities into a wide variety of emerging devices beyond traditional handsets or smartphones.
These integrated devices come with AT&T 3G wireless connectivity built-in, in lieu of external cards or antennas. Based on the global GSM standard, the devices enable small businesses to not only connect throughout the United States, but in more than 170 countries around the world, including more than 80 countries with 3G networks.