Verizon Wireless has officially announced the forthcoming launch of the Novatel Wireless USB1000 Global Modem.
The USB modem features dual-band CDMA EVDO Rev A., tri-band HSPA and quadband GSM/EDGE access, with Verizon offering several data plans for the new device starting with the GlobalAccess Pay Per Use rate of $0.002/KB in Canada, $0.005/KB in Mexico, and $0.02/KB in more than 175 other destinations when bundled with the $59.99 Mobile Broadband service plan.
For $129.99 per month, Verizon Wireless also offers the GlobalAccess Monthly plan that includes 5GB of data in the U.S. and 100 MB access in 31 countries along with the $219.99 Global Access Monthly plan that increases the roaming allowance to 200 MB.
The modem will be available on Friday June 19th for $199.99 after new 2 year agreement before an additional $50 mail-in rebate, bringing the total to $149.99.
Update: Verizon has launched the modem for $319.99 Month-to-Month, $269.99 after a new 1 year agreement and $149.99 after a new 2 year agreement before an additional $50 instant rebate, bringing the totals to $219.99 and $149.99 respectively.