A leader in low-cost Internet connectivity for emerging markets, DataWind is awarded for the most innovative solution for achievement of Digital India campaign.
A leader in low-cost Internet connectivity for emerging markets, DataWind is awarded for the most innovative solution for achievement of Digital India campaign. Working in line to bring the Internet with tremendous social and economic benefits to billions of people, DataWind was awarded at the 9th annual NTA ICT World Communication Awards 2015, New Delhi.
The award was presented by Malcom Johnson, Deputy Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union, ITU Geneva.
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 U.S. and international patents.
This unique technology reduces bandwidth consumption by factors of 10x to 30x, allowing the delivery of web pages across even congested GPRS networks in five to seven seconds (with even faster speeds on 3G and 4G networks), offered through DataWind’s UbiSurfer browser on its tablets and smart phones,
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 smart phones incorporate the most powerful technology that allows fastest internet access on the remotest locations of India’s mobile networks. It also bundles unlimited Internet browsing for one year as an offer on its low cost smart phones and tablets on Reliance Communications and Telenor connections.
NK Goyal, CMAI Chairman 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.”
“We offer well-deserved congratulations to DataWind, which has shown outstanding research, development and innovations in the ICT sector,” he added.
While receiving the award DataWind’s CEO, Suneet Singh Tuli said, “We are truly humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award. We are excited to get recognition on DataWind’s vision for Digital India.”
He further thanked the CMAI for establishing the premier internationally recognized telecommunications awards in India, which this year were attended and supported by Union Ministers, Chief Ministers and over a dozen Indian and International Ambassadors.