Asus has apparently decided that 3G wireless connectivity isn’t enough for its Eee PC lineup. No, instead the company has gone and announced plans to release netbooks with 3.75G support. If you need a refresher on your Gs, that means it’ll support speedy HSUPA data connections with speeds of up to 7.2Mbps for downloads and 2Mbps for uploads.
The first Eee PC to get integrated HSUPA support will be the Eee PC 901, with a new version coming in October. This is most likely the model that T-Mobile plans to distribute in Europe.
No word on what wireless networks wil be supported in the US. But since US mobile carriers tend to like to lock customers into their networks, my guess is you’ll see a company like AT&T offering an Eee PC 901 with a discount if you sign up for a long term service contract soon.