SOURCE: DataWind, Inc.

DataWind, Inc.

September 09, 2015 08:00 ET

DataWind to Showcase Latest Tablet and Smartphone at the 2015 CTIA Super Mobility Show in Las Vegas

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2015) - DataWind Inc. (TSX: DW), a leader in the delivery of internet access in emerging markets, will showcase its 7CZ and 3G7 phablets at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 being held September 9 - 11, 2015 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

DataWind will sell its smartphone and tablets in the U.S. bundled with one year of free Internet browsing. DataWind also bundles one year of free internet with its smartphones and tablets in India.

Commenting on DataWind's participation at CTIA SuperMobility, Derek Kopke, Executive Vice President of International Business Development at DataWind said: "CTIA is one of the largest mobile industry trade shows in North America. It is a great platform to reach customers, vendors and distributors who will all be present in the same place. It also gives us a great opportunity to announce our offer of free Internet for one year which will allow reasonably priced Internet access for the first time throughout the United States."

CTIA Super Mobility 2015 is the Americas' largest and most influential forum focused specifically on mobile innovation in all its disruptive glory. The event brings together more than 40,000 professionals from all across the new mobile landscape to experience the bleeding-edge technology that is driving and enabling the connected life. The show is an unmatched opportunity to learn, connect and do business against the backdrop of mobile's direction-setting technology.

DataWind is a leading developer of wireless web access products and services, and the second largest supplier of tablets in India. Based on several international patents, DataWind's patented, cloud-based technology reduces up to 97% the amount of data needed for web browsing, providing a broadband experience on any network -- even on legacy 2G networks that are still prevalent in developing countries. DataWind is committed to bringing internet access to the next three billion people.

The company is credited with the developing the world's lowest cost tablet computers and has received recognition on several prestigious platforms including -- the United Nation at the launch of Aakash by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon; as a "classroom revolutionary" by the Forbes Magazine's 2012 Impact 15 List; and as UK's Most Innovative Mobile Company." DataWind is working with several governments and not-for-profit organizations to help them achieve their goals of elevating the quality of education and bridging the digital divide. DataWind has offices in London, Montreal, Mississauga, Amritsar and New Delhi.

The 7CZ tablet and the 3G7 smartphone are currently available for purchase through DataWind's U.S. online store at www.datawind.com.

About CTIA Super Mobility 2015
CTIA Super Mobility 2015 is the largest forum in the Western Hemisphere for the mobile innovations that power our connected life. More than 40,000 mobile professionals and executives and 1,100+ exhibitors from around the globe gather for this powerhouse technology event for its unrivaled networking opportunities and to share leading-edge trends, discoveries and knowledge. CTIA Super Mobility 2015 is held September 9, 10 & 11, 2015, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA. For more information visit www.ctiasupermobility2015.com.

About DataWind
DataWind is a leader in providing affordable mobile Internet connectivity in emerging markets. The company's patented, cloud-based technology reduces up to 97% the amount of data needed for web browsing, providing a broadband experience on any network -- even on legacy 2G networks that are still prevalent in developing countries. DataWind also provides economical smartphones and tablets that come bundled with one year of unlimited internet access, making it the largest tablet provider in India only behind Samsung. DataWind's unique solution offers broad social and economic benefits for the billions of people around the world for whom an Internet connection was previously out of reach. DataWind is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (DW.TO). For more information visit www.datawind.com.

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