Idea Cellular has launched the new Net Setter EG612 USB Modem (usable with both desktops & Laptops) with data, & SMS facility. It is a conveniently slim & stylish solution for internet access on the move. USB modem is a dedicated data access (GPRS) device to be used with desktops / laptops for wireless internet (GPRS) access.
Idea Net Setter is a terminal available for high-speed wireless network access, with which the users can access the Internet in the wireless way at home, office, outdoor sites and so on.
The Idea Net Setter supports the following standards:
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE)
The Idea Net Setter supports the following services:
Short message service (SMS)
The EDGE peak rate and effective peak rate are 247kbit/s and 236.8 kbit/s respectively; the GPRS peak rate is 85.6 kbit/s. The IDEA Net Setter is connected to a portable computer or PC by a USB interface. In the service area of the EDGE/GPRS/GSM network, user can wirelessly surf the Internet, send/receive messages and emails. With the high speed, reliable performance, and easy operation of the IDEA Net Setter, the users can enjoy much more in experiencing the wireless network.
The product is priced at Rs. 2490/- MRP (incl of taxes)
- GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850 MHz/900 MHz/1800 MHz/1900 MHz
- Global roaming
- GRPS/EDGE Class1~Class12
- Data and SMS capabilities.
- SMS services (group sending and editing the extra-long messages)
- Plug & Play function, Zero CD installation
- SIM-lock function
Net Setter 299 • Monthly Rent Rs. 299/- • Free Usage 512 MB • Usage Charges Beyond Free Usage : Rs. 2/MB
Net Setter 399 • Monthly Rent Rs. 399/- • 1 GB • Usage Charges Beyond Free Usage :Rs. 2/MB
Net Setter 849 • Monthly Rent Rs. 849/- for Unlimited Usage
For starters, Idea has an introductory offer for its customers giving 50 MB worth of free download and above that, an additional of 1 paise/10KB will be levied. However, for avid net surfers, there's an unlimited plan with a daily charge of Rs. 30.
Value Proposition :
- Rs. 50 bill discount for 12 bill cycles thus giving a total benefit of Rs. 600/- over a year (applicable for all post paid customers)
- Service Tax will be charged as applicable
- SMS Local / National / International will be charged as Rs. 1/- /Rs. 2/- / Rs. 5/-respectively.
- Home tariff will be applicable while roaming on Idea network, on non-idea networks charge of 10 paise / 10 kB is applicable towards GPRS usage.