As of May 2010, shipments of the E5 wireless modem (featured in the March 10 issue of the Manila Bulletin) have exceeded one million units and more than 1.3M units have been ordered and sold to 45 leading telco operators worldwide.
In the Philippines, Huawei’s prospects include the major telco operators which include: PLDT/Smart, Globe, and Digitel/Sun Cellular.
The Huawei E5 wireless modem is a center of personal connection device and an ideal mobile broadband solution for business people wanting high-speed wireless connectivity, anytime, anywhere, and offers a ‘superior’ user experience.
Simply by turning on the Wi-Fi switch, users can enjoy immediate access to a high-speed mobile broadband network, without needing to carry around a bulky internet cable. Thus, the E5 users can automatically create group internet access and individual Wi-Fi hotspots, wirelessly connecting to various devices, such as notebooks, digital cameras, and games consoles; play games online and transfer pictures.
The E5 fits easily into a user’s pocket or handbag, offering Wi-Fi wireless connectivity at their fingertips, and even functions as a storage device equipped with a microSD card with a storage capacity of up to 32GB.