Telefonica, Dell plan on demand mobile broadband

Telefonica is backing a pan-European on demand mobile broadband service for businesses, after teaming with Dell.

The Spanish telco’s Digital division and Dell plan to offer apay as you go 3G mobile service to businesses using laptops and tablets running Microsoft’s Windows 7 and 8 operating systems.

Named Dell NetReady, the service operates via an M2M SIM and an application offering connectivity bundles ranging from 30 minutes to 1 month.