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Sprint Sierra 598U - Refurbished


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This no-contract modem is perfect for existing Sprint customers who want to swap to a more current device or need to replace a lost/broken device, but don't want to alter their contract (purchasing this device will NOT extend or alter your Sprint contract - once you get the new device, simply do an ESN swap from your old device to the new one). This device is refurbished and does not include original packaging/accessories.

Refurbished devices fall under 3Gstore's standard 30-day return policy (read more at There is no manufacturer's warranty on refurbished devices.

IMPORTANT: This is a Sprint modem - it cannot be used for any other service providers.


  • Supports Fast Network Data Speeds: Designed to operate on CDMA supporting Sprint EV-DO Rev. A Mobile Broadband service. Average download speeds are 600 Kbps-1.4 Mbps with peak speeds of 3.1 Mbps. Average upload speeds are 350-500 Kbps with peak speeds of 1.8 Mbps. Backwards compatible to CDMA EV-DO Rev. 0 and 1xRTT in areas where Sprint EV-DO Rev. A coverage is not available.
  • GPS Enabled: Supports Sprint Location Services (Locate and Search leveraging the GPS-Chipset in the device) for Sprint Mobile Broadband users. Users can find nearby restaurants, gas stations, banks and more without entering their current location. Results are presented on a user's choice of several popular online mapping tools via Sprint SmartView tools and services.
  • Integrated microSD slot: Sprint customers now have flexible memory storage options via a microSD slot. Device can be used with a microSD memory card up to 32GB (sold separately).
  • Easy Sprint SmartView Installation: No CD required for software installation on Windows or Mac Operating Systems.
  • One-Touch Activation: with just "one" more click after software installation, the device will be activated and ready to go. Note: the user must activate this devices ESN on a Sprint account before inserting. Security: Employs CDMA wireless technology authentication and identification system for top-notch security.
  • Sprint SmartView software: for connectivity to Sprints Mobile Broadband network as well as quick links for Sprint supported services and tools with an applications drop down for ease of access to tools like Sprint Speed Test, the Digital Lounge for Mobile Broadband and other pre-defined applications
  • Sprint Location Services: users can take advantage of Sprint Location Services to conduct a locate and search inquiry. Using the GPS chipset embedded in the device, users can plot their current location on a map and then search for nearby points interest such as gas stations, banks, or restaurants. Users can also enter their own custom point of interest query.
  • Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS): Supports Suspend and Resume after a period of inactivity, the laptop computer will go to sleep, or suspend. The Sierra Wireless 598U will remain ready to reconnect when the operating system wakes up, or resumes. Also supports Always On, Auto-connect, faster connection time and intelligent data traffic routing.


  • Compatibility: Windows 7/Vista and XP or Macintosh OS X
  • Dimensions: 0.9 x 3.1 x 0.44 in
  • Weight: 0.7 ounces
  • Chipset: Qualcomm QSC6085
  • Frequency: Digital dual-band (CDMA 1900 and 800 MHz); supports EV-DO 1XRTT, Rev-0
  • and Rev. A where available
  • Antenna: Built-in

System Requirements:

  • Memory: 64 MB
  • Disc Space: 32MB
  • Processor: Pentium 150 MHz or higher
  • Slots: USB port

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Date Added: 08/28/2011 by Janice S. (Sheridan, OR)
Works well with both of our MacBook Pros and in the MBR95 wireless router. Took a bit of time with Sprint for the set up, but all works fine now

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Will this work with Sprint 598U - I don't see it listed on the spec page.

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