Datawind To Offer 1-Yr Free Internet Browsing On Its devices


—CT News Bureau

New Delhi, July 03: DataWind, a leading provider of low cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products, today announced that the company will provide free unlimited internet browsing for one year on all its devices. The company has partnered with Reliance Communications GSM network to all new customers.

To celebrate the launch of free internet browsing across its entire range, DataWind has tied up exclusively with Naaptol to sell the ‘UbiSlate 7C+x’ comprising, UbiSlate 7C+, a dual sim 7 inch Android tablet and a microUSB powered Keyboard with Cover – all at an affordable priced of Rs 4,999. This offer will be available on Naaptol’s TV, print and online shopping platforms starting June 30, 2015.

Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO, DataWind said, “The overwhelming response and the resultant customer feedback from the recent launch of PocketSurfer Smartphone helped us take this decision. Starting today, internet browsing access if going to be free on our entire range and we will be offering this special value offer with Naaptol as our strategic partners in growth.”

Manu Agarwal, CEO, Naaptol said, “At Naaptol we believe in providing exclusive product offering at most competitive price. This common ideology brought Naaptol and Datawind together to bring affordable technology at your doorstep. Datawind’s free internet service is definitely a step towards Digital India and team Naaptol is pleased to be a part of it”.

With access to billions of web pages, at no cost, users can take advantage of content for both education and entertainment.

The web is the most powerful tool for commerce, allowing users to make travel bookings, purchase from ecommerce sites or even promote their own businesses and conduct transactions. Even endless forms of communication can be conducted on the free access delivered by DataWind, including access to E-mail and social networking sites. All DataWind internet connectivity products will now come bundled with the infinite power of the internet.

Covered by 18 U.S. and international patents, DataWind’s web delivery platform delivers a fast and affordable route to internet over 2.5G and 3G networks. DataWind’s back-end cloud servers compress and accelerate the delivery of web content by factors of 10x to 30x to render a fast and rich desktop-like web experience even on traditional GPRS/EDGE 2.5G mobile networks.

Utilizing this technology, a year of unlimited access on the UbiSurfer browser is now going to be bundled with all DataWind low cost internet connectivity devices and delivered using the Reliance Communications GSM network for free. The free access does not include audio/video streaming or local-downloads, which can alternatively be accessed by topping-up using market plans.

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