Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd had announced yesterday the launch of HiLink E353 plug and link data card in India. The HiLink E353 automatically connects users to the Internet within 15 seconds after the data card is inserted in the USB port, without the headache dial-in process, driver installation or manual configuration. According to Huawei, the data card is 75% faster than products currently available in the market and it is the first EDGE/GPRS/GSM-compatible product in the Huawei HiLink series that supports HSPA + network with 21 Mbps Downlink.
Wu Shimin, President of Mobile Broadband, Huawei Device, said, “Huawei is committed to providing customers with products that feature ease of use and optimal user experience. With customers at the heart of our strategy, we have been at the forefront of data card development with industry-leading technologies and product form factors. Leveraging revolutionary 4th generation data card technology, the HiLink series is poised to change the data card industry landscape. The HiLink technology is the result of more than one year of dedicated research and development and we believe that it will not only enhance consumers’ user experience, it will also enable operators to reduce backend development and maintenance costs and speed up UI customization, enhancing the competitiveness of their products.”
The Huawei HiLink E353 data card price in India is Rs. 2199. The Huawei will start selling HiLink in the third quarter of 2011, first in Turkey, then the rest of the world.