Connect to fast cellular networks.
The iPad mini supports fast mobile networks around the world, including HSPA, HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA. So you can download content, stream video and browse the web at amazing speeds.
Use iPad mini as a personal hotspot.
Where supported, iPad mini can share its high-speed data connection as a personal hotspot. You can connect up to five devices — such as a MacBook Air, an iPod touch, or another iPad — over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB.
Ready to take on the world.
iPad mini offers comprehensive support for fast networks around the world. That means you can travel almost anywhere and get online. And your connection is always fast. Choose an iPad mini model with cellular data capability to connect to GSM/UMTS networks worldwide. If you want a local connection when you’re traveling, just pop in a local SIM card.
No-contract data service.
To enable cellular data service on your iPad mini, you need a nano-SIM card and a data plan. Some carriers offer no-contract data plans for iPad mini, and you can activate service at any time after installing the nano-SIM card.
Here’s how to get data service for your iPad mini:
- Purchase an iPad mini model with cellular data capability.
- Get a nano-SIM card from a carrier offering iPad mini data plans; you’ll select your data plan later.
- Install your nano-SIM card.
- Contact your wireless carrier for activation details.
Data service for iPad mini is available from the following carriers. Each carrier offers a range of data plan options.