Airtel launches Unlimited Free Night Calling for landline users

 Airtel
Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of Free Unlimited Night Call Facility for its landline users. The subscribers can now make unlimited free local and STD calls from 11.00 pm to 6.00 am. The offer is valid throughout India only in the month of May-2010. However, the offer goes true only when the customer calls from Airtel fixed lines to other Airtel landline users only.

Airtel is offering Unlimited Night Call facility as a promotional offer and it gets automatically activated. Therefore, the customers need not wander here and there. Just sit, relax and make utmost use of it.

At the launch of Unlimited Free Night Call Facility, Mr. Vikas Singh, Chief Marketing Officer, Telemedia Services, Bharti Airtel, said

As one of the country’s leading fixed line service providers, we are committed to offering our customers opportunities that makes them cherish their calling experience on Airtel. Our Unlimited Sundays offer received a great response and this is our way of enabling customers to continue enjoying the benefits of being on Airtel.

Via: Telecomtalk

Uninor brings GPRS Services in 9 Indian States

 Uninor
Uninor, one of the fastest growing telecom service provider has launched GPRS services across 9 Indian states Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
The company is currently offering free access to internet, under its trial offer scheme. This trial offer is valid only till May 6th. Thereafter, Uninor`s users will have to pay 10 paisa per 10KB. As an introductory offer, Uninor has also launched two plans – Myconnect 9 and Myconnect 90.

Myconnect 9

It is priced at Rs 9 and allows free browsing up to 60 MB. Its validity is of three days from the date of recharge.

Myconnect90

It is priced at Rs 90 and allows free browsing upto 3GB. It comes with a validity of 30 days. If you exceed the limits, you will be charged 10 paisa/KB.

Uninor has also announced that the GPRS setting is automatically enabled. Using Uninor’s Automatic Device Setting Server, the SIM card will automatically install the required settings on to the phone.

Via: Techtree

MTS India named in top 100 brands

 MTS
MTS India has been named in Top 100 Most Powerful Brands, a ranking published by the Financial Times and Millward Brown, a leading global market research and consulting firm.

Speaking on the announcement, Mr.Vsevolod Rozanov, CEO, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd, said,

We are delighted to be among the top 100 brands in the world and are confident that the ranking will boost our presence in Indian market.He further added, Our recognition among the league top 100 brands will further strengthen our association with our customers.

Mikhail Gerchuk, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of MTS commented,

Since the launch of the new MTS brand in 2006 we have focused on developing it to become the strongest brand in our markets to reflect our position as the leading telecommunications group in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia,

Via : Telecomtalk

Vodafone launches World`s Cheapest Phone

Vodafone has recently launched Vodafone 150 at a very low price of Rs 700. The handset comes with the basic features of calling and messaging. Initially, the device is launched in India, Turkey and 8 African countries. The complete specifications of the device are as follows.

 Vodafone-150

Vodafone 150 Full Specs

• Dual-Band GSM
• Scheduler
• Alarm Clock
• Vibrating Alert
• Currency Converter
• Polyphonic Ringtones
• Torch
• Lithium ion 500mAh battery
• Talk time: 5 hours
• Standby time: 400 hours
• Phonebook capacity: 100 entries
• Specific Caller tunes.
• Colours Available: Black
• 1 year warranty

At the launch of Vodafone 150, Marten Pieters, MD and CEO, Vodafone Essar said,

The average user in rural India does not spend as much as mobile consumers in Delhi or in Mumbai. Though the majority still make a revenue stream for mobile operators, the idea is to make mobile phones affordable and achievable for everyone.

TATA DOCOMO extends its services in Gujrat with Awesome plans

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Tata Docomo has launched its services in Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Jamnagar. Docomo`s services were launched in Gujarat couple of weeks back but left out these 3 cities due to non-release of spectrum. The price of the SIM card is Rs 49 and comes with lifetime validity.

The services offered by Docomo in these cities are as follows:-

1) Local Calls @ 1p/sec
2) STD Calls @ 2p/sec
3) Local SMS @ Re. 0.60
4) National SMS @Re. 1
5) International SMS @Rs. 5
6)200 Local or National SMS free every day (only first SMS gets charged)
7) Local On-net calls between 11pm-7am @ 1p/4sec for 180 days (applicable on recharges of Rs 51, 56, 101)

However, you need to make a recharge of Rs 100 within the first six months to continue with the SIM.

Tata Docomo Introduces 6 new call/sms schemes in TamilNadu

Tata-Docomo

Tata Docomo has introduced a bunch of new special tariff vouchers for its subscribers in Tamilnadu and Chennai circle.

The following are the details of services offered:-

1) Rs 16 SMS PACK

  • Offers 200 local and national SMS free everyday valid for 30 days

2) Rs 119 CALLING PACK

  • Allows local calling to any network at 1paisa/2 seconds for 90 days

3) Rs 35 ONNET MEGA PACK

  • Local calling rates gets reduced to 1p/6sec (first 2 mins are charged at 1p/sec each day)
  • STD calling is reduced to 1p/sec
  • Free Local and National SMS ( first SMS will be charged 60 paisa each day)
  • Validity: 90 days

4) Rs 25 ONNET PACK

  • Local calling rates gets reduced to 1p/2sec valid for 60 days

5) Rs 54 LOCAL PACK

  • Local calling charges are 1p/sec valid for 30 days

6) Rs 61 ONNET MEGA PACK

  • Local calling charges are 1p/6sec (first min is charged at 1p/sec each day) valid for 1 year
  • STD calling charges at 2p/sec valid for 1 year
  • 200 National and Local free msgs (first SMS will be charged 60 paisa each day) valid for 1 year
  • 10 MB free data usage per month valid for 3 months

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon Launches Extra Talktime Vouchers For TamilNadu & Mumbai

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Videocon Mobile Services has announced two new EXTRA TALKTIME recharge offers for the customers in Tamil Nadu and Mumbai Telecom Circles.

The following are the details of the two e-recharges

With an E-Recharge of Rs 62, you get a FULL TALKTIME benefit of Rs 62 in the Main Balance and with an E-Recharge of 97, you get an extra bonus talk time of Rs 13 in addition to Rs 97.

Videocon certainly seems to be doing well as far as offering services in Tamil Nadu is concerned. This is just the beginning. With Videocon introducing its services in different states, the day is not far when it will be compared to one of the best telecom industries.

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon Launches Night And Std Packs inTamilNadu Circle

Videocon
Videocon Mobile Services has announced the launch of two special packs in TamilNadu. These packs offer Night Calling & STD Calling benefits at an attractive price.

The following are the details of two new packs:-
1) Night Pack 26 :
400 local Videocon to Videocon minutes from 10PM to 8AM
Validity: 30 days

2) STD Pack 29
It offers 50 FREE STD Minutes to any network across and provides National SMS at just 2p/SMS after the first paid National SMS at Rs.1.50 valid for 30 days from the date of recharge. The number of messages per day is limited to 1000.
Videocon Mobile`s Limited also stated that it will soon launch more such special offers regularly.

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon introduces exciting 5 FRC`s and 3 STV`s in Haryana

Videocon
Videocon Mobile Services has launched special tariff offers in Haryana Telecom Circle. These offers are dubbed as Get More for Less’ offer and includes 5 FRCs & 3 STVs.
The list of FRC`s and STV`s are as follows.

FRC`s

FRC Rs31 provides Local and STD at just 1p/sec for a period of 365 days along with a talk-value of Rs 25.

FRC Rs61 provides Local and STD at just 1p/sec for a period of 365 days along with a talk value of Rs 61.

FRC Rs101 provides Local and STD at just 1p/sec for a period of 365 days with Rs 120 as talk-value .

FRC Rs149 provides 30 min of Local Off-net calling per day. It also provides a 30 min of Local On-net calling per day. However, it comes with no talk-time and the tariff validity is 30 days.

FRC Rs399 provides Unlimited Local Usage with no talk-time but the tariff validity is only 30 days.

STV`s

STV Rs28 provides Local and STD calling at just 1p/sec valid for 365 days with Rs 23 as Talk-value.

STV Rs148 provides 30 min of Local off-net and 30 min of Local On-net calling per day valid for 30 days. It does not come with any talk-time

STV Rs395 provides unlimited Local Usage with no talk-time valid for 30 days.

In addition to STV`s and FRC`s, Videocon Mobile Services is also offering following special benefits.

1) All new customers get Color Ring Back Tone (CRBT) bundled with the above recharge cards valid till 10th June 2010.
2) All FRCs have promotional SMS offer of 100 Local SMS FREE every day after the first 2 paid SMS (Local or National). The validity is 90 days from the date of recharge.
3) Free Missed Call Alerts are provided with all the above-mentioned activations valid till 10th June 10.

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon To Launch GSM Services in Gujarat

Videocon
Videocon Telecommunications Limited is all set to launch its GSM Mobile services in Gujarat Telecom circle.

GSM Mobile services will be launched initially in Ahemdabad, Anand, Ankeleshwar, Bardoli, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Junagarh, Navsari, Rajkot, Surat, Valsad and Verawal. It will gradually expand its network in other parts of Gujarat.

Videocon`s GSM SIM-Kits will be available in all the Next Retail outlets in the major cities of Gujarat. Currently Videocon Telecommunications Ltd has commercial GSM Mobile services in Tamil Nadu, Chennai and Mumbai circles. It has planned to extend its services to all the major states by the end of this September.

For more information on Videocon GSM services, you can call at 9067012345.

Via: Telecomtalk