AirTyme Communications, a mobile distribution company, plans to foray into the mobile phone market with its own branded phones.
AirTyme which is the exclusive distributor for CDMA phones of Motorola Mobility in India (it launched the Motorola Milestone XT800 recently), plans to roll out its own brand of handsets soon.
Initially it will launch two phones, a touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard phone. It has multimedia features, HSDPA (3G) speed, stereo Bluetooth, A-GPS, a full HTML Browser and pre-Loaded VAS applications.
The company has listed some 12 phones on its India website, which the company officials claimed that the company will launch in the next two three months.
These phones include an Android powered full touch screen phones, and three QWERTY keypad slider phones. Company also plans to strengthen its newly launched distribution business in India. The company says that they will initially expand its foot print in the metros and slowly move to smaller towns.
Internationally company is a wireless device distributor across America for Verizon Wireless communication devices and USB modems from the leading original equipment manufacturers, including PCD, LG, Palm, Motorola, Nokia, Novatel Wireless, RIM, Samsung, and ZTE.
Mike Narula, chairman and chief executive officer, AirTyme Communications, says, “Our international expertise joined with the grasp of the Indian market is passed on to the agent through efficiency, timeliness, and dependability along with various other benefits such as direct to store shipping and a state of the art infrastructure.”
Asked about the devices they will sell and distribute in India, Mike said “At this juncture we will focus on smartphones, but do not eliminate the possibility of tablets, dongles and other accessories”.