SOURCE: Franklin Wireless Corporation

December 01, 2006 13:04 ET

$0 Net Cost Promotion With Sprint Activation for CDU-550 Mobile Broadband USB Modem Supporting Windows, Windows Mobile, Linux, Mac Systems

Users Get Internet Connection Anywhere, Anytime

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 1, 2006 -- Franklin Wireless (PINKSHEETS: FKLT), the San Diego-based developer and marketer of mobile broadband communication devices and applications, today announced a $0 net cost promotion for its CDU-550 Mobile Broadband USB modem. The promotion is valid through December 31, 2006. Rebates are furnished by Franklin Wireless and combined with activation service credit by Sprint. The zero dollar net cost applies after a $150 Sprint service credit for the corporate liable customer with two year unlimited contract and Franklin's mail-in rebate. The rebate promotion is valid for new corporate liable customers, who sign a one or two year agreement, and individual liable customers who sign a two year agreement. Activations are through Sprint PCS only. Some restrictions apply. The modem can be purchased online at

The CDU-550 USB mobile broadband modem enables wireless subscribers using Tablet PC, Mac laptop and desktop users that do not have a PCMCIA card slot to connect to the Internet and receive information with broadband-like speeds anywhere there is data service. The wireless connection is not limited to hot spots, which allows greater freedom and a true mobility to the subscriber.

The innovative CDU-550 Mobile Broadband USB modem supports both Windows Mobile and Linux operating systems, and is also supported on Intel-based Macintosh systems running on the latest update of Mac OS X v.10.4.7 operating system. It is the industry's first dongle EV-DO USB mobile broadband modem introduced in the United States. It is the only USB EV-DO modem product that supports Linux.

About Franklin Wireless

Based in San Diego, California, Franklin Wireless Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FKLT), a leading developer and marketer of wireless broadband communications devices and applications, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets wireless products for the global subscribers. At present, the company markets its products to North America, Central America, South American and the Caribbean carriers and major distributors. For more information, visit

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