The leading service provider, Airtel has launched its 3G Wi-Fi dongle. This dongle has download speeds of up to 21.6 mbps speed on 3G network and can be connected to any USB port – be it laptop, phone charger or even a car stereo. With this dongle, the customers can connect up to 5 devices (mobile/tablet/ laptop) simultaneously for a seamless experience.
Airtel is introducing its dongle in a phased manner across the country starting with Mumbai and Andhra Pradesh from 3rd July. This is currently available in popular retail chains in Mumbai & Andhra Pradesh including Vijay Sales, TMS & Reliance Digital in Mumbai and Universal, Hot Spot & Technovision in AP. The dongle will be soon available across retail outlets in the country.
On purchasing the Airtel dongle, the customers will get attractive offers including cash backs and additional data benefits.
The other telecom operators like Tata Docomo and MTS are already offering similar Wi-Fi dongle services based on their networks.
Airtel ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. According to the company, it had over 299 million customers across its operations at the end of May 2014.