ekit European Internet Modem

ekit European Internet Modem: Finding internet access shouldn’t be the adventure.

If you’re going to go through the trouble of bringing your laptop to Europe, make sure you can connect with the internet once you get there. That’s the point of the ekit E160 USB modem with the Global Premium SIM card. It takes the guesswork out of accessibility.

All you have to do is insert the SIM card in the usb modem, plug-in the USB modem to your laptop, follow some simple installation steps, and boom. Done. You can get online from anywhere in Europe where mobile 3G or 2G coverage is available.

And you’ll get an unbeatable data rate that comes with the ekit Global Premium data plan, starting at $0.79 per MB. And it’s prepaid; so there’s no contracts, credit checks or monthly fees.

This SIM card also works in a GSM compatible phone for calling and data services. So it seems there’s only one thing left to think about: who to tell just how connected you’ll be.

Here’s what’s included:

    • A Huawei E160 3G USB Modem
    • The ekit Global Premium SIM card
    • Prepaid Data in 140 countries from $0.39 per MB
    • 3G data available in 90 countries
    • Compatibility with PC and Mac computers



    Coverage: Austria, Belgium, Croatia Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom (including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales). Prices are subject to change.

    USB Modem Details:

    • Traveler must have a laptop that has a USB interface or Micro SD Card Slot that supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista & Mac Operating Systems
    • Plug modem into laptop USB port and follow on screen instructions to install modem
    • 3G USB Modem
    • Supports 3.6Mbps HSDPA services
    • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

    A note on delivery of your ekit modem

    The ekit modem package is fulfilled and shipped by ekit. If you purchase this modem from Rail Europe, you will receive an electronic voucher via email. Click here to redeem your voucher and arrange the delivery of your modem to the desired address.

    If you are ordering your modem with other Rail Europe products, the modem will be shipped separately by ekit. Modems can only be shipped to the USA or Canada. ekit offers free ground shipping within the continental U.S. 48 States. Delivery is not offered to Alaska, Hawaii, or to your hotel in Europe. Expedited delivery of your ekit modem will come at an additional charge and must be requested from ekit at the time your voucher is redeemed. The delivery method selected for your Rail Europe products does not apply to your modem. Please allow 3-5 days from the date of redemption of your voucher for ground shipping, and 1 day for expedited shipping.


    All risk associated with customer fraud or misuse of the virtual phone cards or vouchers shall pass to Rail Europe Customers upon provision of the virtual card or voucher provided by ekit. Ekit reserves the right to expire any virtual phone cards or vouchers that are not used within twelve (12) months of their provision. Ekit will maintain customer access to the paid features of the phone card account for up to six (6) months of customer inactivity and for the SIM card services nine (9) months of customer inactivity, at which point the customer must use a paid feature or recharge their account. Customers can have expired accounts balances re-instated if they contact ekit Customer Service and recharge their account. Complete Terms and Conditions of use should be reviewed here.

Does the SIM card that comes with the modem work for a mobile phone as well?

Yes. This Global Premium SIM card can be loaded in an unlocked GSM phone to allow both voice and data services on your device while in Europe.

 What are the requirements for the modem to work?
The modem works on PC devices with Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7, as well as Mac OS devices with OSX 10.4 and 10.5. You will need at least 50 MB of hard disk space and 128 MB RAM.

In what countries is 3G data supported?
Prepaid 3G data is available 90 countries . Click here to view the complete list

What is the data rate paid with the Global Premium SIM Card?
The data rate starts at $0.39 per MB and varies per country. Click here to view the current rate per country