Tata DOCOMO launches 3G Wi-Fi Hub

Tata DOCOMO, the GSM arm of Tata Teleservices Limited, has launched an internet access device 3G Wi-Fi Hub. A single device which supports all your Internet needs on the go, claims company.

What Tata DoCoMo 3G Wi-Fi Hub offers:

1) Connects up to 5 devices simultaneously.
2) Works on both 3G and Photon platforms; speeds up to 7.2 Mbps. The device offers speed up to 7.2 Mbps in the 3G mode, and up to 3.1Mbps in the High-Speed Internet Access (HSIA) mode.
3) Unique roaming facility allows device to work across the country

The device offers uninterrupted connectivity for specific Wi-Fi devices like Laptops, Tablets, Gaming Consoles and Wi-Fi-enabled Televisions.

The device takes wireless mobile broadband to the next level, offering dual-mode internet connectivity to users-a first in the Indian market. The device enables users to maneuver between Tata DOCOMO's Next-Gen 3G GSM network and Tata Photon Plus on the CDMA platform-one technology at a time-offering speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps. In simple, it allows users to access the Internet at 3G speeds in all the nine Tata DOCOMO circles where the company has the license, while allowing them to seamlessly switch to the high-speed Tata Photon Plus platform in other locations (the kind of switching experts recommend to keep 3G bills under tab).

The company says that new portable product ( fits in one’s pocket) will be especially relevant in the context of today's fast-evolving and changing products, most of which are Wi-Fi-enabled-laptops, desktops, i-Pads, mobile phones, even digital cameras; additional lure being, given its Wi-Fi capabilities, it allows multiple users to stay connected simultaneously.

Apart from a portable powered battery, seamless connectivity, simple browser-based configuration, the device is also password-protected for greater security.

3G Wi-Fi Hub Plans and Price:

The Tata DOCOMO 3G Wi-Fi Hub is available with post-pay plans, to begin with. Customers opting for the sleek device will be provided with a starter pack containing both Tata DOCOMO 3G GSM and Tata Photon Plus start-up kits (SUKs). Customers can choose from a number of plans on both the Tata DOCOMO 3G GSM and Tata Photon Plus SUKs and can get data speed of 7.2 Mbps and 3.1 Mbps, respectively. To access data on the Tata DOCOMO 3G GSM and Tata Photon Plus platforms, customers will have to activate both SUKs separately with necessary documentation.

There are two plans available: the Wi-Fi Rs 750 and Wi-Fi Rs 1,000 plans.

The Wi-Fi Rs 750 Plan comes with a monthly rental of Rs 750, wherein customers can enjoy data usage of 2GB. Post the 2 GB being consumed, customers will have to pay a nominal cost of 50 paise per MB for additional data usage. Similarly, the Wi-Fi Unlimited Rs 1,000 Plan comes with a monthly rental of Rs 1,000, wherein customers will get 5GB of data usage. The device offers speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps in the 3G mode, while the Photon platform offers speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps. Post exhausting this 5GB, customers can enjoy unlimited data usage at lower throttled speed.

The device is priced at Rs 5,999 and is available across Tata DOCOMO and Tata Photon stores. Tata DOCOMO customers can call up 1800-2660000 for details. --------

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