A leader in the delivery of internet access in emerging markets, the company Data Wind, has been named as one of the 20 most innovative public Canadian technology companies by the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX).
Soon after bagging NTA ICT World Communication Awards 2015 for providing Most Innovative Solution for Achievement of Digital India recently, DataWind has been recognized as one of the 20 most innovative public Canadian technology companies by CIX. The CIX selection committee evaluates all Canadian small and mid-cap publicly traded technology companies and rates each based on their business model, depth of management, market opportunity, and quality of product or service offering.
“This recognition for innovation reflects the success of our revolutionary technology that is bringing the experience of high-bandwidth Internet to people around the world in an entirely new way,” commented Mr Raja Tuli, Chairman, DataWind.
DataWind provides Internet access to emerging markets by overcoming the traditional hurdles of insufficient infrastructure and prohibitive costs to provide a broadband-like Internet experience on any data network, and at a price that is affordable even to those in developing economies.
DataWind will be featured at the CIX Public Investor Day being held Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The conference, which includes all 20 Most Innovativecompanies, is designed to connect small and mid-market Canadian public technology companies with the investment community. Activities will include company presentations, exhibits, keynote speakers and one-on-one meetings.
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The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is a leading technology innovation destination where investors, innovative companies, entrepreneurs and facilitators converge to drive economic growth and accelerate the development and implementation of new ideas.
This forum attracts the key players behind Canadian’s innovative technology products and services in order to learn from each other, meet and pursue customer partnerships and investment relationships, and encourage the development of innovative technology that will be an integral part of Canada’s economic growth.
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).