Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment company Huawei, today announced a partnership with Reliance Communications to offer 2GB of free 3G data on Huawei's new 3G Wi-Fi dongles & 3G Mi-Fi devices. To make use of this offer, users have to activate the dongle with a Reliance SIM card account with a dongle FRC (First Recharge) after that, users will get additional 2GB of 3G data access. Both Mobi-Fi E5220 & Power-Fi E8231 allows users to access the Internet and connect up to 10 devices simultaneously.
Commenting on the event, Mr 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".
He added,"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 among 10 devices in a cost-effective manner."
Commenting on the partnership, Mr 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."
On the other hand, Huawei has signed a deal with Bharathi Airtel for 4G where, it will be provide equipment for the operator's 4G roll-out in selected location. This pact is signed for 3 years and applicable only in the circles of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
According to Economic Times, Huawei will provide the required support includes base stations to enable high speed data access on the 1800Mhz band over FDD-LTE.
Airtel has already rolled-out 4G network in various places across India with TDD-LTE technology over 2300Mhz band in 15 cities, while Huawei will support in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Huawei's Chief Executive, India, Cai Liqun, has mentioned that trials has been rolled-out already for Airtel 4G services in both areas.
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