DataWind partners with Yahoo! India for UbiSlate7+

Telecom Lead India: DataWind, a provider of
wireless web access products and services has declared a strategic partnership
with Yahoo! India, to enable Yahoo! services on its soon to be
launched tablet Ubislate7+.


As a result of this partnership, Ubislate7+ will come
preloaded with Yahoo! Cricket as the exclusive cricket application along with
the popular Yahoo! Mail app.


Furthermore, the Yahoo! India Homepage will be the
default browser landing page for Ubislate7+.


  Yahoo! is a leading global digital media brand
with market-leading content and communication services. Through this
partnership we look forward to facilitating the use of Yahoo’s popular online
content by people who have not been touched by the Internet revolution so far,”
said Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, DataWind.


Datawind will launch its Ubislate 7+  on
26, April 2012 in Delhi. Ubislate 7+ is an Android based tablet, which is
priced at an MRP of Rs. 2999. The company claims that the tablet is the only
Android device in the Indian market to offer DataWind’s patented UbiSurfer


The company said that it will also enable data plans for
less than Rs.100 for anytime anywhere internet access bringing in a new segment
of users who have been left out of the internet age.


  The launch of Ubislate7+ will see a new wave of
new-to-net users, using Internet for the very first time. Through this
partnership, we will have the opportunity to bring Yahoo!’s premium content
& communication experience to new internet users in a simple and intuitive
way,” said Arun Tadanki, Managing Director, India & Southeast Asia, Yahoo!.


Yahoo stated that the partnership with DataWind
strengthens its continued focus on growing the new-to-net user-base in India.


IIT-Rajasthan was biased and unethical: Datawind CEO


Recently, Datawind came out in public and openly
criticized IIT-Rajasthan over the Aakash tablets fiasco and stated
IIT-Rajasthan’s behavior unethical.


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