The friendly-sized product allows people to communicate from remote places, at low costs, indicated Anthony Varghese, sales manager.
The Hindu business is presenting the product to local distributors.
Sigloxxi.com got some comments from the company's sales manager on the new technology, "It iss an antenna that offers basic telecommunication services . It requires a low initial investment, consumes little energy, and can even be solar powered. It can be quickly installed, does not need air conditioning nor electric power, and offers phone services, text messaging and some WiFi services."
Through a partnership between Digicel and Aeropuertos de Honduras, the four airports will have free internet service.
The agreement also includes installation of recharging cell phone towers.
"Wi-Fi service will be available starting today in waiting rooms and food court areas in Toncontín airport in Tegucigalpa, Ramon Villeda Morales in San Pedro Sula and thereafter in Golosón of La Ceiba and Juan Manuel Galvez in Bay Islands", reports Elheraldo.hn.
Internet via WIMAX will be available in June, reported company executives.
Yota’s other service in Nicaragua, basic wireless telephony, will be available before the end of 2010.
The company has already installed 26 out of 35 stations it plans to develop in the city of Managua, explained Olga Fedoseeva, Vice Manager at Yota. In terms of area coverage, they now reach 80% of the city’s area, explained Fedoseeva.
The industry is characterized by low levels of market penetration in Nicaragua with little competition and huge future growth potential.
An article in Ecommerce Journal analyzes the recent development of Nicaragua's telecommunications market. It highlights the issue of the poorly executed privatization and the resulting fixed-line monoply as being a cause for concern.