ZTE Telecom, a 100 % subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions, enterprise products and solutions and mobile devices, has announced the launch of data card in the Indian open market.
ZTE is initially introducing two models of the data card in the open market. The two models available are with 14.4 mbps download speed which is a Wi-Fi enabled hotspot and 7.2 mbps download speed respectively. Both data cards can connect to USB port of a tablet and laptop. The data card with 14.4 mbps download speed has an option to connect with a USB charger and the connection can be shared via Wi-Fi with up to 5 devices.
ZTE has partnered with Digilife Distribution and Marketing Services, a 100% subsidiary of HCL Infosystems, for channel distribution and Flipkart.com for its online sales. To begin with the data card with 14.4 mbps speed will be available through Flipkart.com whereas the data card with 7.2 mbps download speed will be available through both, channel partner and online. The cost of the data card with 14.4 mbps download speed is Rs 2,250 whereas the data card with 7.2 mbps download speed is Rs 1,799.
Digilife Distribution & Marketing Services, a 100% subsidiary of HCL Infosystems has the largest reach across telecom and IT channels, and this partnership will add an important dimension to ZTE's presence across both the channels.
On this occasion, Yuan Kang, director terminals business, ZTE India said, "We are excited to enter the Indian Open Market with our first two products and we hope to introduce more devices in the future. India is an important market for ZTE and this is our first step to enter the open market and cater to the needs of the masses with ZTE's innovative products."