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DataWind receives award for "Best Tablet Brand 2016" at 6th Digital Terminal Awards

Updated: Jul 11, 2016 16:01 IST

New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): DataWind Inc. the leader in delivering Internet access to emerging markets, has been recognized for the Best Tablet Brand 2016 at the 6th Digital Terminal Awards 2016, New Delhi. This Award is given to a manufacturer who has demonstrated innovative approach and efforts aimed at addressing the chronic issues of connectivity for the forgotten billion in India with its low cost internet connectivity Tablets.

At the 6th Digital Terminal Awards 2016 Mr. Lakhbir Singh Tuli, Mentor & Founder, DataWind Inc. was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is conferred to an individual who has done exceptional work in the field of IT and Telecom. Upon receiving the award, Mr. Lakhbir Singh Tuli said, "I am deeply touched and honoured for this recognition. As the founder of DataWind, when I helped my sons to start this business, I always taught them a principle that technology should be created for the purpose of benefitting humanity and this is what DataWind is focussed on. We are trying to create technology that will empower people with better education and better data connectivity"

Over 300 dignitaries were present at the 6th DT Awards Night included CMDs, Chairmen, CEOs, COO and senior people from policy formulators, market researchers & industry analysts, handset vendors, operators, OTT players, telecom vendors, VAS providers, consultants/System Integrators/VAR's, trade associations & media amongst others gather to witness the winners of award night and celebrate their success.

On receiving the award Mr. Suneet Singh Tuli, President and CEO of DataWind said, "I am grateful and humbled with this acknowledgement. We thank the organisers for the recognition. Awards like these gives us a sense of satisfaction and motivate us to continue the journey to bridge the digital divide. DataWind's low cost Internet-enabled products allow everyone to join the digital age. Introducing technologically advanced devices at the most affordable prices, we will continue to invest in innovative technologies and solutions to bring connectivity to the forgotten billions."

DataWind was recognized for making UbiSlate, the low cost, affordable internet connectivity devices accessible to people at the grass root level and in turn making a transformational impact to the Indian Tech industry. Placed as a top tablet maker in last three quarters, DataWind has received global attention as the company implements its vision of connecting billions of people to the internet. The company is the only firm to offer free internet browsing for 1 year on all its devices

He further added "DataWind has recently launch the world's most affordable 4G tablet breaking the affordability barrier for the first time in this segment. With the launch of our first 4G tablet we strive to provide our customers blazing high speed of internet at minimal cost." (ANI)

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