The new Photon Wi-Fi Pocket Router enables multiple users and devices to share wireless Internet access and stay connected on the go. It allows broadband Internet access speeds up to 3.1 Mbps (downlink) and 1.8 Mbps (uplink).
The Tata Photon Wi-Fi Pocket Router will be available in four cities to begin with—Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The device is priced at Rs.6,500 in the open market, but is being made available at an introductory price of Rs.4,999. It comes with an in-built battery for 2.5 hours of seamless operation and sports a RJ45 Ethernet port for local area network (LAN) support. This feature allows you to even simply plug the device into your laptop or desktop and get connected instantly.
Speaking on the launch of new product Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director of Tata Teleservices Limited, said Our latest offering—Tata Photon Wi-Fi Pocket Router—reaffirms that commitment, making connectivity easy and relevant for a cross-section of user categories. This portable device marks a breakthrough in the Wi-Fi space and is yet another first-of-its-kind product in the country.
He also said “The sleek new product will be especially relevant in the context of today’s fast-evolving and changing products, most of which are Wi-Fi-enabled—laptops, desktops, i-Pads, mobile phones, even digital cameras”.