18 February, 2009

Huawei Introduces E583X, the Smallest and Lightest Wireless Modem Ever at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Shenzhen, China on February 12, 2009--Huawei, a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, will make business people's dream for high-speed Internet surfing anytime, anywhere a reality with E583X, its new wireless modem. The smallest wireless modem in the world, E583X will debut at the 2009 World Mobile Congress in Barcelona on February 16.

Huawei's latest innovation in broadband terminals, E583X provides a new level of convenience to its users. With E583X, you no longer need to carry a bulky Internet cable. The size of a small key chain, it fits in your pocket or wallet. You simply turn on the W-Fi switch and enjoy immediate access to a high speed HSPA network. E583X can automatically create group Internet access and individual WiFi hot points for network digital equipment such as laptops, mobile phones, cameras, games consoles, and MP4 devices.

E583X offers convenient wireless Internet access

But that's not all. E583X supports plug-and-play and data transmission speeds up to 7.2 Mbps (downlink) and 5.76 Mbps (uplink). Music and videos can be uploaded or downloaded in seconds. With its built-in Micro SD card slot, E583X can also serve as a USB disk. All these features have been integrated into the smallest wireless modem in the world.

"E583X is our biggest release since the E220, an innovative USB modem we delivered to the market in 2006. The E220 sold a record-breaking 9 million units and was dubbed' the most influential communication terminal in 2007' by Dean Bubley, the Founder of Disruptive Analysis," said Director of Huawei Terminal Marketing Department . "Our unmatched R&D capabilities allow us to offer operators continuous innovation and profitable growth opportunities in mobile broadband services. E583X will be one of Huawei's most important strategies in 2009 for maintaining its leadership in the mobile broadband market. We believe it will be the next E220 bringing transformational changes to the mobile broadband market."

Huawei, ranked number one in mobile broadband sales, has shipped over 25 million worldwide. With a reputation for innovation, Huawei has enjoyed numerous successes in the mobile broadband market and continued to expand its market share.

Key ring sized E583X

E583X will be available to customers in Q2 2009. For more information, please visit our website at www.huawei.com

E583X has an elegant, elliptical profile that distinguishes it from competitive products. Unlike other, traditional product designs for electronic products, E583X introduces a new aesthetic with its ornamental design and will change the way people think about their modems going forward.