While Apple’s new LTE-capable iPad launched on AT&T and Verizon last Friday, NetZero announced today a new contract-free 4G hotspot service that provides consumers with another option for data. You might remember NetZero from its ad-supported freemium dialup service in the 90s. The new service will also provide a free plan that provides users with up to 200MB of data per month at no charge.
First you’ll have to purchase one of NetZero’s reasonably priced hardware options:
The service is offering a $50 4G modem for your Mac, or a $100 4G hotspot that supports up to eight WiFi devices within 150 feet. [read]