Vodafone Essar, one of India’s leading cellular service providers, on Monday announced the launch of Vodafone R201- a unique mobile Wi-Fi device in India.
Vodafone R201 is a portable mobile Wi-Fi terminal which can be used by five users simultaneously to connect to Vodafone’s 3G network.
It contains a SIM slot to connect to the 3G network and five users can then connect their computers, mobile gaming devices, digital music players to the device over Wi-Fi to enjoy 3G speeds, said the company.
Speaking on the launch, Kumar Ramanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Essar Ltd said, “The Vodafone R201 is designed to provide customers with an advantage of connecting and communicating on-the-go.”
Vodafone R201, with a battery life of up to 4 hours, allows users to enjoy uninterrupted 3G internet services on the go at a speed of up to 7.2 mbps on HSDPA enabled devices.
Priced at Rs 5,500, this device is powered by battery, mains or USB along with plug and play software of 128 MB flash memory.