Wednesday 25 September 2013

Huawei & Tata Docomo offering free WiFi on Easycabs in Bangalore

The offer will be valid for a period of 90 days starting today, in Bangalore.

Huawei and Tata Docomo today announced a new offer for the people of Bangalore. As part of the joint offer, the passengers of EasyCabs in the region can enjoy WiFi using Tata Docomo Photon 3G while on-the-move and at no charge, on Huawei's E355/ E8131 WiFi data card. At present, the passengers in Bangalore can avail this offer in 100 EasyCabs. The offer will be valid for a period of 90 days starting today, in Bangalore.

Announcing the consumer initiative, Huawei Device India president, Victor Shan said: "Internet access is becoming mainstream as people are spending more time on their mobile devices and exploring new possibilities. At Huawei, we aim to foster connectivity and help consumer access information in the most convenient way. Taking a step in this direction, we are happy to announce Free Wi-Fi connectivity on the go in Easy Cabs, powered by Tata Docomo Photon 3G and enabled by Huawei E355/ E8131 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 3G Wifi powered emailing, surfing, gaming, movies and video clips." Shan added.

Talking about this alliance, Sunil Tandon, head-non voice services, Tata Docomo said, "Tata Docomo has been at the forefront of providing a superior internet experience to its customers. Through Huawei's data card services available in EasyCabs across the city, the commuters can experience wi-fi using Tata Docomo Photon 3G, on-the-move and at no charge. With this, consumers can download movies, watch videos, watch live TV, make video calls, access high speed internet and enjoy seamless live streaming".

Huawei has installed its E355/ E8131 WiFi data card combined with Tata Docomo Photon 3G in 100 Easy Cabs in the city offering WiFi Hotspot on the go. With high download speeds, Huawei E355/ E8131 comes with plug and play feature and offers the most cost effective Wi-Fi hotspot solution. Huawei E355/ E8131 supports WiFi creation in different scenarios - regular USB modem plugged into laptops, plugged into wall power mains and in car chargers. Upon using a password provided to commuters, they will be able to access the web on any internet-enabled device during their travel journey. WiFi Hotspot in a taxi will be a perfect offering for people on the go and will be useful for family and corporate groups traveling together.

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