Verizon has made it official – the HP NR115 packaged with mobile broadband will hit Verizon’s online store and its retail stores Sunday. The unit will cost $199 as reported after a $50 mail-in rebate.
Two years activation of Verizon’s mobile broadband is required for the discounted netbook which would cost north of $400 if bought alone. Below is the info a Verizon spokeswoman sent me.
>>Globetrotters and staycationers alike will want the HP Mini 1151NR that hits Verizon Wireless stores Sunday, May 17, 2009, for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year activation on a Mobile Broadband plan. Customers using the lightweight HP Mini 1151NR can access the Internet, e-mail and browse the Web quickly and reliably with service plans that begin at $39.99 monthly access. Add Verizon Wireless’ Global Service and the HP Mini 1151NR becomes a workhorse in more than 175 destinations; more than 45 of those destinations offer 3G speedl-in rebate will be in the form of a debit card; customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. More information online at: www.verizonwireless.com.<<