Airtel 3G USB Modems Features, Specs and Cost In India

by Kabir on September 11, 2010

3G services were launched in India after a lot of controversies. Airtel, which is India’s largest private mobile telecommunications service provider has taken a huge step by launching the first 3G USB modem. The launch of 3G USB modems will be a huge relief for working professionals who travel a lot, as the use of such modems will help users to access high speed internet anywhere.

The 3G cards are available in two different modems, one from Airtel and the other from Micromax. Note that only the modems are from Micromax and not the 3G USB services. Various features and prices are listed below.

Airtel 3G USB Modem

FEATURES:

  • Quad band
  • UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 Mbps support
  • EDGE/GPRS
  • Plug & Play
  • SMS facilities
  • For Notebooks and PCs
  • International Roaming

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
  • USB Stick Form factor

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Mac (OS)

COST IN INDIA:

The above mentioned USB modem costs Rs. 3,799/- only.

Micromax 300G USB Modem

FEATURES:

  • Quad band
  • UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
  • EDGE/GPRS
  • Plug & Play
  • SMS facilities
  • For Notebooks and PCs
  • International Roaming

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • UMTS 2100 MHz
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista. Limited support for Mac and Linux OS.

COST IN INDIA

The above mentioned 3G USB modem costs Rs. 3,499/- only.

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