Orange has announced it is offering the Asus Eee PC 901 laptop free with new a mobile broadband package.

The deal, which is the successor to the company's 'Connected' package, offers users the mini-laptop with embedded 3G technology and the Internet Everywhere package, which includes 3GB of data for £25 per month.

The telecoms company has confirmed that the deal will only be available on a 24-month contract.

The 8.9in Eee PC 901, which is powered by an Intel Atom processor, will be available from mid-November. Users can choose between a black or pink version of the netbook, which also features an integrated webcam, a 16GB SSD and a battery life of five hours.