At the GOSF 2014, Airtel has decided to launch a Wi-Fi dongle, called Airtel Infinity, which will allow consumers to connect their HD/HD+ and HD DVR set-top-boxes to the Internet using any of their existing Wi-Fi connection (with recommended speed of 2 Mbps) and without any need of additional wiring for enabling the broadband/LAN access on their set-top-box.
Rs849 will be the price of Airtel Infinity, which is an introductory price, says the operator, and it will be available through Infibeam during GOSF and later be available only through the Airtel portal.
Yayvopage is also bringing a combination of daily, regular and flash deals with high discounts to please the customers.
Highlighting the importance of such online shopping festivals, Faizan Siddiqi, Managing Director, Interlink Multi Media stated: "We are proud to be associated with GOSF - slated to be the biggest online shopping festival of Pakistan.
JazzCash is the official payment partner for GOSF - a festival to promote e-commerce in Pakistan by offering merchants with an opportunity to showcase their product on a single platform.
Last year, according to online marketplace Snapdeal, a majority of sales during GOSF
came from metro cities at 66% followed by tier 1 cities at 17%, tier 2 at 9% and tier 3 at 8%.
The 2012 GOSF
saw participation of retailers such as FabFurnish, FashionandYou, Flipkart, eBay, Croma, Ezoneonline, Gadgets.
We had been scouring the GOSF partner sites all day yesterday for a feeler of what kind of deals were in store, and we were far from impressed.
Since Google is the entity that has brought the concept to India, many have taken to blaming the MountainView Company for the failure of GOSF.
When we visited the GOSF
pages of the online retailers, we found that the same hard drive was marked up to Rs.