Telstra have just announced the availability of the new BigPond 21 USB Mobile Card, offering consumer’s even faster internet on the go.

Glenice Maclellan, Telstra executive director, expressed a lot of enthusiasm about the release.

“Using the Bigpond 21 USB Mobile Card on Telstra’s Next G network, customers will experience typical download speeds between 550Kbps to 8Mbps in selected CBD, metro and regional areas. At these speeds customers can download BigPond music or surf the net at mobile broadband speeds up to two times faster than the next fastest 3G device,” she said.

“The BigPond 21 USB Mobile Card is a further demonstration of Telstra’s transformation which is enabling the delivery of world-leading and world-class products and services to our customers.”

Ross Fielding, Telstra product management executive director was also keen to promote the features of the device.

“It easily slips into your pocket and includes an external antenna, a microSD slot and a 1GB microSD memory card – letting users take their photos and documents everywhere they take their internet connection,” he said.

The BigPond 21 USB Mobile Card has a recommended retail price of $399 and is available through Telstra shops and dealers on all current in-market BigPond wireless broadband plans.

Telstra has also highlighted that eligible Telstra customers can take advantage of the BigPond Wireless Broadband Offer which includes half the monthly access fee for the first 12 months on a 36 month plan, as well as a device rebate.