Speedy Net access on the move

MRi claims price point breakthrough with latest kit

Microcomputer Research International (MRi) has launch a new range of mobile communications devices, for use with a laptop and mobile phone. It claims the range is the cheapest set of branded mobile comms products on the market. The MRI-56GSM modem is compatible with all major GSM handsets. For just 90 of your earth pounds, you get download speeds of 56Kbps, data transfer at 33.6Kbps and fax at 14.4Kbps, enabling access to the Internet at good speeds while on the move. There is a combined modem and Ethernet card - the MRI 10/100/56P - which for £160, allows simultaneous access to the LAN and dial-up connection. And Finally.... the MRI ISDN PCM card offering download speeds of 128Kbps has a street price of £129. The two 64K channels can be used separately as two different phone lines. MRi says that this card is designed to cope with downloads of large, graphics heavy files and presentations. The range is being sold through high street outlets Tempo and Tandy. More information is available here. ®

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