NETGEAR Announces 3G USB Modems/Dongles for PC & MAC in India
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Press release date: January 16, 2014
New generation high speed unlocked 3G USB Modems in attractive candy colours for use with any compatible 3G service. Doubles as storage device with capability of accepting upto 32GB of MicroSD storage card (not included).
New Delhi, India – NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has announced its foray into devices to access 3G and 4G networks and launched 3G USB modems/dongles in the Indian market.
The USB Dongles which are part of the NETGEAR Aircard range of products are attractively designed candy coloured 3G access devices which are unlocked and compatible with SIM of all compliant 3G service providers. The 3G USB Dongles will provide easy plug and play connection to access 3G in two high speed modes, 7.2Mbps and 21.6 Mbps. It will also double as USB storage and supports upto 32GB MicroSD Memory card (not included).
The product also comes with NETGEAR Aircard Mobile Broadband Genie which provides easy device management through a user friendly interface to connect, monitor and control the device.
Announcing NETGEAR's foray into telecom services access devices, Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC said – "These products are part of NETGEAR's offering targeting the 3G/4G access segment and NETGEAR hopes to extend its global leadership in this segment to India as well. NETGEAR's Aircard range of products offers advanced access technology in 4G and 3G and we will introduce the entire range of products in India. The great things about these products are that they are easy to use, fast and great looking. The devices are unlocked and any compatible SIM will work and is a great device for students and professionals alike. It also doubles as a storage device as it is capable of taking in MicroSD storage cards of up to 32GB."
Pricing and Availability
The products have been introduced at attractive price points and is backed up by the very well established and reliable NETGEAR sales and support network which has a pan India presence. These products will be available through NETGEAR resellers by the end of January.
AC327U USB 3G Modem 7.2Mbps – Rs 1590/-
AC329U USB 3G Modem 21.6Mbps – Rs 2500/-
The 3G USB Dongles/Modems support HSPA+/UMTS 2100MHz, GSM/GPRS/EDGE/850/900/1800/1900 Mhz. Supports Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and Mac OS 10.5x or later. Available in speeds of 7.2Mbps and 21.6Mbps.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband solutions for their customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 45,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, California, USA, with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.