Orange has announced plans to bundle laptops with its data packages for both business and consumer customers in August.
Orange agreed deals with computer companies Asus and Hewlett-Packard, to add laptops to its ‘connected line, when subscribing to a 24 month mobile broadband contract via Orange stores or through its direct telesales channels.
Consumers paying £25 per month will receive a Asus Eee PC 900 16G laptop with USB modem on the ‘Internet Everywhere’ tariff which includes a 3GB data allowance and 100 texts which can be sent from the laptop.
Business customers will have a choice of three Hewlett-Packard laptops, with the monthly cost of the tariff changing due to the product value.
Each price plan has the same offer of unlimited data, and 500 Wi-Fi minutes which can be used in any of Oranges 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots.
Customers opting for £35 per month tariffs will receive an HP 6730s Intel Celeron laptop, and £40 per month customers receive an HP 6730s Intel Core 2 Duo. Both laptops come with Orange USB dongles.
Customers on the £45 per month tariff will receive an HP 6730b Intel Core 2 Duo with an embedded SIM card.