There is some additional content for the pages which is waiting to go live. This should happen in the next couple of days (Content rollouts are done on a scheduled basis).
The USB modem has a Connexant Chipset but is a generic brand. We have only had good reports from the Beta testers, and there are plenty of other Connexant Chipset modems about (Same product, different box!). We did choose the equipment carefully to ensure it was good quality as well as good value for money.