Beetel Teletech, a Bharti Enterprises group company, today announced the launch of a wireless hotspot-Beetel 3G Max for the Indian market for Rs 5,500. The 3G Max can be connected to a mobile phone carrier and provide internet access for up to five devices.
The 3G Max works at a distance up to 10m or 30 feet and provides internet or network access to any WiFi enabled peripheral device like mobile phones, tablets, laptops etc. It allows users to manage, monitor, and customise their WiFi mobile broadband connection through an easy-to-use interface when the device is in WiFi mode.
The device is compatible with Window XP, Window Vista, Window 7, MAC and Linux operating systems. The Beetel 3G Max has a 1500mAh battery that supports up to 4 hours of usage when active and 40 hours on standby. It has an expandable memory of upto 32 GB.
Vodafone also offers a similar product, called as Mi-Fi, which costs Rs 5,500 with speed up to 7.2 Mbps (HSDPA). Tata Docomo’s 3G WiFi hub, on the other hand, costs Rs 5,999 only with postpay plans starting at Rs 750.
Tata Photon WiFi comes at Rs 6000 and you can enjoy a maximum of 15 GB of free usage for a monthly rental of Rs 1,500.