Idea Cellular has launched a 'Idea Smart WiFi' 3G dongle. Priced at Rs. 2,199, the dongle is aimed at home users and SOHO (Small Office Home Office) and business professionals.
The operator says its dongle is capable of connecting as many as 10 devices simultaneously. The plug and play Idea dongle is said to deliver 21.6 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload speed. Other highlights of the dongle include message management, including outboxes, inbox, draft box also supports sorting by time etc.
The Idea 3G Smart WiFi will be available for best buy price of Rs. 2,199 in all Idea’s retail and service outlets across 11 Idea 3G markets - Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh East & West.
Check out Idea's full press release:
Idea Smart Wifi 3G dongle to offer blazing fast internet for home or office users
· Idea’s first 21.6 Mbps 3G Wifi dongle– Smart Wifi – is a plug and play device that allows users to connect up to 10 devices simultaneously
· Available across all 11 Idea 3G provider circles
Mumbai, 9th July, 2014: Committed to catalyzing mobile broadband penetration in India, India’s 3rd largest and fastest growing mobile operator, Idea Cellular, has launched Idea Smart Wifi, a 3G Wifi dongle which offers fast and reliable internet connectivity for home users, SOHO (Small Office Home Office) and business professionals.
Idea 3G Smart Wifi enables internet sharing with as many as 10 devices simultaneously such as laptop, handset, tablet, game player, digital camera, music player etc. Smart Wifi is a convenient option for small business enterprises, entrepreneurs and other professionals for their mobile broadband requirements for multiple devices.
Idea 3G Smart Wifi dongle offers 21.6 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload speed and is equipped with an inbuilt Wi-Fi antenna which can also run on minimal power sources like laptop or car charging point to turn the device into a Wi-Fi Hotspot. The Idea 3G Smart Wifi is truly plug n play device, compatible with all major operating systems over Wifi.
Talking about the new device, Mr. Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular, said, “We realize the need for reliable, high-speed, and convenient internet access for SOHO and business professionals in semi-urban pockets of the country. The Idea 3G Smart Wifi dongle will cater to this market need and empower users with high speed internet connectivity leading to productivity and growth. The new device further strengthens our 3G devices portfolio which will help us gain 3G market share in the country.”
Idea 3G Smart Wifi will be available for best buy price of Rs. 2,199 in all Idea’s retail and service outlets across 11 Idea 3G markets - Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh East & West. Idea users can avail from a range of 3G data packs starting from Rs. 250 to Rs. 1,250.
Key Features of Idea Smart Wifi:
· The device offers fast and reliable services with 21.6 Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload speed along with activated Wi-Fi through PC or compatible USB Adapter.
· Idea 3G Net Smart can be connected with the USB interface of the computer or the power adapter in the car or any other compatible charger external power source.
· Idea 3G Net Smart connects up to 10 devices simultaneously offering seamless 3G connectivity across all devices. The users can create personal wifi zone and enable internet sharing among disparate devices
· Idea 3G Net Smart enable Plug and Play features once plugged in through convenient web GUI interface , provides strong message management, including outboxes, inbox, draft box also supports sorting by time etc.