Vodafone has added to its range of USB modems with the introduction of the USB Stick Pro.

This new stick is apprently designed for "high performance use" and has a sleek black design, a space saving retractable USB connector and also comes with an integrated 4GB microSD memory card.

The Stick Pro is 7.2Mbps compatible - where coverage exists - and boasts upload speeds of 2Mbps.

To mark the launch of its new USB Modem Stick Pro, Vodafone will, for a limited period, offer the mobile broadband 3GB plan for £10 per month for the first 3 months on 24-month contracts while the 5GB plan will be £15 per month for the first 3 months - a saving of £30.

The Stick Pro is available on 5GB plans from free on 24 and 18 month contracts and from £29 on 12-month plans.

Vodafone is also introducing a new 1GB 30 day plan for "Stick Lite" designed for those who need to download more than they upload, for £49 on these 30 days plans.