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Orange offers Asus 1005HGO and Compaq CQ61 for broadband on the hop

Orange is offering the Asus 1005HGO and Compaq CQ61 laptops and two new dongles for mobile broadband Interwebbing on the go

Orange has announced two new laptops and two new dongles for customers signing up to its mobile Internet plans. The Asus 1005HGO and the Compaq CQ61 are joined by the Orange e1752 and Option 515M dongles.

Both pack Windows 7. Small business users can get unlimited UK data if they snap up one of the new laptops with a 24-month contract.

The 10-inch Asus 1005HGO, pictured left, has an Orange 3G SIM card onboard. It also offers a 250GB hard drive and 6.5 hours of battery life. It's free with a 24-month contract starting at £25 per month or an 18-month contract at £35. You can also pay £50 for a 18-month contract at £30 per month. Here are the deals.

The Compaq CQ61, pictured right, is a 15.6-inch laptop with an AMD Sempron M100 processor, 2GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive. It comes with a new Orange e1752 dongle and Windows 7 Home Premium. You can get it for free on the highest 24-month 5GB data plan costing £35 per month, or pay on the other plans. The cheapest option is to pay £130 up front and sign up to 18 months at £30.

Orange is also offering two new Internet dongles: the Orange e1752 dongle and the Option 515M. The 515M comes with a free 8GB microSD memory card and will start from £20. Here are the Orange mobile dongle data plans. Existing Orange customers can get the dongles for free, with half-price data for limited times.