Etisalat announces Pocket HSPA Wi-Fi Modem

Etisalat has unveiled the HSPA Wi-Fi Modem, a trendsetting mobile broadband service which enables customers to simultaneously connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets by using one SIM Card. Fitting snugly into a small pocket, the Pocket HSPA  Wi-Fi Modemconverts HSPA mobile signals into an umbrella of powerful Wi-Fi coverage for up to five devices to access the Internet securely. It functions for various Wi-Fi devices, such as netbooks, notebooks, portable media players, handheld game consoles, personal digital assistants (PDAs), mobile phones and even cameras.

Pocket HSPA- Wi-Fi modem supports a maximum downlink speed of up to 7.2 Mbps, and a maximum uplink speed of up to 5.76 Mbps, made possible by Etisalat’s 3.5G mobile network.


Mr. Essa Al Haddad, Chief Marketing Officer of Etisalat said: "Etisalat is determined to offer complete end-to-end telecommunications solutions for its residential as well as business customers. The first-in-class Middle East breakthrough demonstrates Etisalat’s commitment in providing the best-in-class wireless service to serve its customers and for the betterment of UAE as the leading financial and digital hub. Nowadays wireless Internet access has become part of our daily lives and the trend is to go online with more than one gadget simultaneously, wherever a user may be. Etisalat’s new service addresses the customers’ need for an all-in-one solution which is both fast and reliable at the same time. 

"We believe that executives, particularly those who need to work outside their office, and young gadget lovers will greatly appreciate this new dimension of flexibility and convenience. Also, HSPA- Wi-Fi modem is a perfect solution for remote offices of some small scale enterprises as the service facilitates multi-user Internet access anywhere, anytime. Etisalat will never stop innovating to make everyday life more convenient and enjoyable for its customers." He added

Users can enjoyHSPA – Wi-Fi Modemservice by subscribing to one of Etisalat’s current data packages. The Pocket HSPA- Wi-Fi modem device will be available from AED 749.

The Pocket HSPA-WiFi Modem can also be plugged into a notebook via a USB cable, thereby offering simultaneous Internet access to a sixth device. Like netvigator Everywhere users, Pocket Wi-Fi users can enjoy roaming services in 120 country around the world and it is therefore a desirable companion of frequent travelers.


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