Huawei Partners RCOM to Launch Open Market 3G Wi-Fi Dongles and 3G Mi-Fi Devices

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Chinese telecom equipment gear major, Huawei has announced a partnership with Reliance Communications, India’s fully-integrated telecommunications service provider, to offer 2GB of free 3G data on Huawei’s new 3G Wi-Fi dongles & 3G Mi-Fi devices.

To enjoy this benefit, customers must activate the device with a Reliance SIM card account with a dongle FRC (First Recharge) and will get additional 2GB of 3G data access. Both Mobi-Fi E5220 & Power-Fi E8231 are designed to suit the needs of Indian consumers, allowing users to access the Internet wherever they go, and connect up to 10 devices simultaneously. After the first recharge, customers can continue to enjoy attractively-priced high-speed 3G data through a range of Circle-specific exciting plans from Reliance Communications.

P Sanjeev, Sales Director, Huawei Device India, said: “Our partnership with Reliance Communications is an initiative in the direction of connecting more Indians to the Internet highway. We are happy to associate with Reliance as it provides us with an opportunity to leverage the best of experiences offered by their wide and robust 3G network. Today, people are consuming a lot of content on the go, especially in the form of videos in cars, hotels, at homes & in offices on a variety of connected devices. We are now offering these consumers an opportunity to share the Internet amongs 10 devices in a cost-effective manner.”

Commenting on the partnership, Gurdeep Singh, CEO, Consumer Business, Reliance Communications, said: “With this offer, users of Huawei Wi-Fi devices will enjoy hassle-free high-speed 3G connectivity—to browse, watch videos and stream music. Indian Internet-users access the Internet on multiple devices at the same time and Huawei’s Wi-Fi device range will allow these users to enjoy faster 3G speeds for enjoying their favorite content anytime, anywhere.”

Huawei continues to be the world’s largest data card company and also India’s largest data card brand, having sold over 1 million data cards over the last 18 months in the open market. Huawei has introduced several industry firsts in the Indian market–Wi-Fi data cards that allow consumers to connect up to 10 devices and the freedom to create Wi-Fi hotspots by plugging data cards into any power source at home, in cars etc.