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DataWind bags international award for innovative solution for achievement of Digital India

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NEW DELHI: DataWind has been recognized for the Most Innovative Solution for Achievement of Digital India. 

 

The award was presented by Malcom Johnson, Deputy Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union, ITU Geneva during the 9th annual NTA ICT World Communication Awards 2015, in New Delhi.

 

The award recognizes DataWind’s breakthrough web delivery platform, invented by its founder and Co-Chairman Raja Singh Tuli, which is covered by over 18 US and international patents. Offered through DataWind’s UbiSurfer browser on its tablets and smartphones, this unique technology reduces bandwidth consumption by factors of 10x to 30x, allowing the delivery of web pages across even congested GPRS networks in 5 to 7 seconds (with even faster speeds on 3G and 4G networks).

 

DataWind’s products break the affordability barrier and deliver internet access across traditional mobile networks as the company executes a vision to empower the next three billion internet users. The DataWind UbiSlate tablet computers and smartphones incorporate the most powerful technology allows fastest internet access on the remotest locations of India’s mobile networks. DataWind also bundles unlimited Internet browsing for 1 year as an offer on its low cost smartphones and Tablets on Reliance Communications and Telenor connections.

 

Customers can access billions of websites, including travel websites, ecommerce sites, educational content, news, cricket-scores, Email and Facebook via the UbiSurfer browser, at no cost.

 

CMAI chairman NK Goyal said, ‘CMAI NTA ICT World Communication Awards is the most sought after prestigious industry awards to identify, acknowledge, and recognize outstanding contributions to the field of Communications, ICT and are known to provide greater encouragement and impetus to the players for their contribution in building a robust National Telecom Network and providing an effective means of communication. We offer well-deserved congratulations to DataWind which has shown outstanding research, development and innovations in the ICT sector.”

 

DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli said, “We are truly humbled and honoured to receive this prestigious award. We are excited to get recognition on DataWind’s vision for Digital India.”

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