Intex has put on store shelves their first 3G wireless data card, which has been designed to provide multiple benefits of web access, browsing, e-mailing, social networking, sharing of photographs, downloading and uploading heavy files to music downloads and video streaming on-the-go. It promises a downloading speed of up to 7.2Mbps and up to 5.76 Mbps of uploading speed. This USB data card can be used with laptops or other devices for high-speed 3G wireless connectivity for Internet as well as phone calls. It offers compatibility with GPRS-enabled SIM cards on 2G platform.

Wireless data card

Wireless data card

The data card comes with support for microSD card up to 16GB. It offers compatibility with operating systems – Windows, XP,Vista Win 7, Mac OS and Linux. One of the highlights of the data card is its ability to send and receive messages, along with managing phone book via laptop and PC. Talking about data cards, Reliance is supposedly going to launch the high speed 4G data card for as low as Rs.10/GB, sometime this year.

Commenting on the launch, Vikram Kalia, GM- Product Management, Intex Technologies said, “The data card allows users to access internet whenever and wherever they want without having to worry about Wi-Fi hotspots or the exorbitantly priced tariffs of hotels, etc. In today's world, being connected 24/7 has become a necessity, a way oflife. Keeping this in mind, Intex has launched this card with wireless access on both 2G & 3G Sim, making seamless and continued connectivity a reality for its customers.

As a promotional offer, Intex also plans to team up with 3G service providers and put forth combo offers. Priced at Rs.2,820, the USB card/stick is now available. The 3G data card will be made available at both IT and Telecom Channel Partners and also at Intex SQUARES (exclusive retail stores), across the nation.

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