DataWind enters into strategic alliance with Yahoo; Ubislate +7 coming tomorrow to India
DataWind, an arch provider of wireless products and services, today went on to make a cardinal affiliation with Yahoo! India, to accredit Yahoo! casework on its soon to be launched book Ubislate7+. As an aftereffect of this partnership, the Yahoo! Cricket will appear as the absolute candid browser hence forth in the Tablet. The Yahoo! Cricket app will be preloaded as well in the Ubislate7+ tablet.
Ubislate7+ runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the Operating system and sports a 7 inch display. In terms of connectivity, it offers both WiFi and GPRS options, thus not restricting users to web access. Its powered by a Cortex A8 – 800 Mhz processor and a 3200 mAH battery. Optional 3G modems are also supported via USB. In addition to a micro-SD card slot, a full-sized USB port is integrated into the unit allowing pen-drives, external keyboards, web-cams, dongles and other inexpensive peripherals to be attached.
“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.”-reportedly said Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, DataWind, on the strategic partnership.
“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.”-reportedly said Arun Tadanki, Managing Director, India & Southeast Asia, Yahoo!.
DataWind is a leading provider of wireless web access products and services. DataWind’s product range includes the PocketSurfer handheld internet device, UbiSurfer netbooks and UbiSlate tablet devices. Based on several international patents, DataWind’s breakthrough technologies solve the bandwidth limitations of cellular networks by accelerating content delivery by factors of 10x to 30x – resulting in a superior mobile web experience at a lower cost. Datawind was awarded UK’s Most Innovative Company award and are the makers of the Aakash tablet. DataWind has offices in Amritsar, London, Montreal, Dallas and New Delhi. (www.DataWind.com)
Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. And Yahoo!’s unique combination of Science + Art + Scale connects advertisers to the consumers who build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.com) or the company’s blog, Yodel Anecdotal (yodel.yahoo.com)