Huawei and Bharti Airtel have teamed up to provide Airtel 3G experience to passengers travelling in EasyCabs in Delhi NCR. As part of the scheme, Huawei will be providing free Wi-Fi through its E355 Wi-Fi data card. At present, the passengers in Delhi NCR can avail this offer in 100 EasyCabs. The offer is valid from June 28 to September 27, 2013 in Delhi NCR. So far, there's no word on whether the offer will be rolled out in other cities.
Passengers can access the Wi-Fi service through a password provided to them. Users can download movies, watch videos and live TV, make video calls and access high speed internet through the service.
Users can however purchase the Huawei E355 data card from various online retailers such as Flipkart, Homeshop18, Snapdeal, Tradus and offline stores. The Huawei dongle will also be available at select Airtel retail stores.
“We are really excited to launch 3G WiFi connectivity on the go in Easy Cabs, powered by Airtel’s high speed 3G internet and enabled by Huawei E355 WiFi data card. As consumers continue to own multiple WiFi-enabled devices like smartphones, laptops, tablets and gaming devices, we hope that they can utilize their valued time and make the most out of their journey by enjoying faster emailing, surfing, gaming, movies and video clips,” says Huawei Device India President, Victor Shan.
Speaking about the partnership, Rohit Gothi, Hub CEO, Bharti Airtel, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan says, “With the internet emerging as an inherent part of the lives we lead today, we at Airtel are always looking for new ways of bringing our customers closer to the always-connected online experience that they enjoy. Through Huawei’s data card services available in EasyCabs across the city, we are delighted to offer our customers in Delhi NCR a seamless and high-speed data experience to stay connected to the exciting world of internet - even when on the road!”