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Archos G9 tablets are coming to Three UK

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Archos G9 tablets

If you’ve been eyeing those new Archos G9 tablets and you happen to live in the UK you will soon be able to get your hands on them. Archos has announced that it’s G9 tablets will soon be available through Three for use on the carrier’s 3G network.

The Archos G9 tablets will work on Three’s 3G network with Pay As You Go from Three plan. The tablets will include the Archos 3G USB stick which can either be plugged into the back of the tablet for 3G access or into your laptops USB port to provide the same 3G access. It’s not as great as having a mobile hotspot, but at least you can use the stick to grant 3G data access to any machine with a USB port.

This is said to be only the first of a series of agreements that will see Archos’ new Honeycomb tablets distributed across Europe. The company wants to make sure the tablets will work with local carriers’ 3G networks, instead of just shipping them out and having customers figure it out themselves. It’d be nice to see some sort of agreement come to the US, however unlikely that may be. A Honeycomb tablet with a built in 3G USB dongle sounds pretty compelling, even if it can only connect one device to the mobile web at a time.

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