Unlimited data customers can improve productivity with new portable hotspot,
new Wi-Fi docking station and smartphones with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot
TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Mobilicity today announced it added two
Wi-Fi hotspot devices to its roster of smartphones with built-in
hotspots to give productivity-driven customers an array of options for
easily and affordably accessing the Internet through its
industry-leading unlimited data offering.
The Huawei E583C is a compact, plug-and-play, portable Wi-Fi hotspot,
which at 90 grams can quickly pop into a pocket or handbag and can
connect up to five Wi-Fi devices and one tethered device.
With password-protection and support for up to 8GB of additional memory,
the device allows Mobilicity data customers to connect other
smartphones, laptops, netbooks, tablets, digital cameras and Wi-Fi
enabled video game consoles using the carrier's unlimited network.
Mobilicity also introduced the Huawei D105 Wi-Fi Dock, a docking station
for its Huawei E1691 data stick. It doubles as a Wi-Fi hotspot and
makes it possible to simultaneously connect more than 20 Wi-Fi enabled
devices to the web using Mobilicity's unlimited data offering.
The Huawei E583C mobile hotspot and D105 Wi-Fi Dock join the HTC
Panache, Samsung Nexus S and Samsung Galaxy Mini Android smartphones,
which feature built-in Wi-Fi hotspots enabling customers to efficiently connect their
other Wi-Fi devices to the Internet when they add Mobilicity's $10
industry-leading unlimited data onto any unlimited talk and text plan.
For data stick and standalone Wi-Fi hotspot customers, Mobilicity
offers unlimited data for only $40/month.
Pricing and availability
The Huawei E583C and Huawei D105 Wi-Fi dock are priced at $99.99 and
$69.99 respectively. They are available at Mobilicity stores across
Canada as are the Samsung Nexus S ($349.99), HTC Panache ($299.99) and
Samsung Galaxy Mini ($169.99) smartphones.
About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless)
Mobilicity, Canada's smart mobile carrier, was created to bring down the
cost of wireless with unlimited talk, text and data plans, affordable
North American coverage, plus popular handsets and smartphones -
without locking customers into contracts or charging extra or hidden
fees. Everything Mobilicity does adds up to a better wireless
experience, not an expensive one. NOW THAT'S SMART.
Formerly known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE
Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian
holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in
the telecommunications and media sectors. Mobilicity was named one of
Canada's Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology
start-ups in 2010 by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about
Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.
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