Now that Google has divulge everything about its upcoming cloud-based laptop/netbook – the Chromebook, what’s left now in the minds of those who’ve seen, touched, and read about it is how those who are interested about this machine will be able to get it. Obviously, Google’s marketing people are hard at work negotiating with prospective resellers by now. And since the Chromebooks will come with 3G connectivity by way of a SIM slot, mobile carriers are also keen on getting the Chromebooks on board their data plans. One of them is Three UK. Three UK has already announced through its official blog that they were selected as the Chromebook’s 3G partner when it is launched in the UK. The Google Chromebook will come out with a free SIM card with 3GB of free data courtesy of Three UK. These data allowance can be used in 3 months after activation after which customers will have the following options for data plans –
- 500MB day pass 2 – £2.99 per day
- Additional 1 GB of data3 – £10 per month
- Additional 3 GB of data3 – £15 per month
- Additional 7 GB of data 3- £25 per month
So there. For our friends in the UK, who among you are planning to get the Chromebook?