Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem

The Good The Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem offers a very fast Internet connection for a single computer and comes with an unlimited 4G data plan. The modem has a nice design with built-in software and can work with both 3G and 4G networks.

The Bad The Clear 4G+ doesn't allow for text messaging. Its download speed fluctuates and the modem runs rather hot when used for an extended period of time.

The Bottom Line The Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem makes a great Internet connection for anyone who lives in an area where Clear's 4G coverage is available.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 9.0
  • Features 7.0
  • Performance 9.0
  • Support 8.0
8.3 Overall

Review

Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem

Dec 2010

The Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem is an excellent alternative to the LG VL600 LTE USB Modem from Verizon. It has a better design, similarly fast speeds, and, most importantly, it comes with an unlimited 4G data plan.

The only major drawbacks we see is that Clear's cellular coverage is not available everywhere. And in our testing, the Clear 4G+ registered more fluctuating download speeds than Verizon's VL600.

If you live in and travel within Clear's coverage, the Clear 4G+ Mobile USB modem is a great deal at $115 (with a two-year contract, or you can lease it for $6/month), considering it comes with an unlimited 4G data plans for just $55/month.

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