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Exclusive: Virgin Mobile will be merged into the parent operator Tata Docomo with effect from March 27

Virgin Mobile the Pseudo MVNO offering by Tata teleservices Ltd. will be merged into the parent operator body Tata Docomo with effect from tomorrow. Virgin mobile was established in 2008 as a separate brand name by TTSL with focus on the youth which was its target subscriber base. Virgin mobile quickly gained popularity among the young population of mobile users with its unique offering of earning talktime by receiving incoming calls. [...]

Tata-DoCoMo headed for international arbitration after RBI rejects Tata buying Docomo’s stake for $1.1 billion

The Reserve Bank has rejected Tata Sons' proposal to buy Japanese telecom firm NTT DoCoMo's stake in their struggling joint venture, Tata Teleservices 7th largest operator by market share, for about 1.1 billion dollars (Rs 7,250 crore). "The RBI has conveyed that it cannot accede to this request as the same is not in conformity with the extant FEMA regulations and has advised that any such purchase of shares be [...]

Tata Docomo launches Tata Photon Walky with Wi-Fi hotspot

Tata Walky now gets wifi enabled; a multi-purpose, portable wireless device that can be used to make calls and surf the internet. Targeted more towards the new age internet generation that wants to stay connected all the time, the Tata Photon Walky works both as a landline and WiFi hotspot and can connect upto 5 devices at the same time “Tata Photon Walky is a unique device that will give [...]

Tata Docomo to offer Personalised ‘Double Talk-time’ for prepaid GSM customers

Tata Docomo, today launched a first-of-its-kind recharge coupon priced at just Rs. 55 for its existing prepay GSM customers in Tamil Nadu, which allows customers to enjoy upto 200 percent or Double Talktime of upto Rs. 110, with a validity of 30 days. This is a personalized offering that has been uniquely created basis the usage pattern and need of the customers. prepaid GSM customers can simply dial *123# from their [...]

Tata Docomo revises 3G packs in Kerala, 1GB to cost Rs 189

Tata Docomo has revised its 3G prepaid data packs in Kerala circle. Now 1GB 3G data comes at Rs 189 with 30 days validity. Earlier Rs 153 used to offer 1GB for 30 days, which has been reduced to 700MB. This is the second time Tata Docomo revise its 3G data offering this year in Kerala Circle. Initially Rs 153 3G pack offered 1.5GB with 30 days validity. This was [...]

Tata Docomo launches ‘Emergency Talktime’ services for its prepaid customers

Tata Docomo has launched ‘Emergency Talktime Service’ for its prepaid GSM customers in Karnataka. The service allows its customers to stay connected by enjoying credit talktime. Tata Docomo customers can get a talktime credit of Rs. 4 by simply sending the SMS ‘Loan’ to 369 or Dialling USSD *369# from their mobile. It is a toll-free facility, and the credit amount will be recovered within 24hrs with a nominal fee. [...]

Tata Docomo starts offering roam like home for subscribers roaming on partner networks in Delhi circle

Tata Docomo the 6th largest operator by subscriber base has GSM spectrum in 18 of the 22 telecom circles. One of the prime metro circles where Docomo lacks spectrum is Delhi where it allows its subscribers to roam on Vodafone, Idea and Aircel networks. Subscribers usually tend to opt for networks which have Pan India spectrum so they don’t have to pay extra while roaming on other operators networks. With [...]

Tata Docomo to offer personalised service messages through Facebook

Tata Docomo the 6th largest operator by subscriber base is looking into the feasibility of offering personalised messages on the subscriber’s smartphone via the facebook app. These messages will be mainly value added services (VAS) offerings personalised to the likes and preferences of the subscriber, for example a Lata Mangeshkar fan may only be shown caller tunes of Lata Mangeshkar’s songs. This way Tata DoCoMo intends to have a more [...]

Tata Docomo launches data bundled offer with Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Tata Docomo has launched data bundled offer for its prepaid GSM customers in Karnataka. Under this offer, any new or existing customer who buys Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime will get 500 MB of data free every month for 6 months. This special offer is applicable exclusively on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. On the purchase of the new handset, customer has to insert a Tata Docomo prepay GSM SIM, which will [...]

Tata Sons gets RBI nod to buy NTT Docomo’s stake in TTSL

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given an in-principle approval to Tata Sons’ proposal to buy Japanese telecom firm NTT DoCoMo's stake in their struggling joint venture, Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) for Rs 7,250 crore. Overall, Docomo holds 26.5 percent in TataTeleservices. Earlier this month, Japanese telecom firm had dragged TTSL to an international court of arbitration in London. A month ago, RBI had informed the Finance Ministry that it [...]

TATA Docomo revises 2G and 3G data packs in Kerala circle. Reduces data by 50%

TATA Docomo has silently revised its 2G and 3G data pack in Kerala circle. Available data for certain packs were reduced by up to 50% complimenting with increased validity for certain packs. The move comes after Airtel and Idea reducing data/validity for its 3G offering recently. Tata Docomo New 3G data packs The basic pack of Rs 8 now gives only 40Mb instead of 50MB earlier. Rs 18 pack data has been drastically [...]

Telenor mulling over merger of Indian unit with Tata Teleservices

Norwegian telecom company, Telenor is reportedly exploring stake acquisition options in Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and has initiated talks with the company for the same. Incidentally, Telenor’s Global President and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas is scheduled to be in Delhi on Thursday. He is also expected to hold a press conference that day. Japan’s NTT DoCoMo owns a 26 per cent stake in Tata Teleservices which it acquired from the TATA [...]

Tata Docomo increases 2G tariff in a bid to equalize the 2G and 3G tariffs

Tata Docomo which is often praised for offering the most affordable data packs in the country have silently hiked the 2G tariff in Punjab circle. The Rs.95 pack which had 600MB of 3G data now offers only 475MB. 1GB Data pack which was charged earlier at Rs.126 is now hiked to Rs.148. The Rs.56 recharge which used to give the users free data usage of 350MB now gives only 300MB [...]

Tata Docomo launches FRC-51 for customers in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana regions

Tata Docomo has launched a new first recharge coupon-51 (FRC) for its new prepaid GSM customers in the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions. Under the new plan, the FRC is available at Rs. 51, and it offers full talktime on all top up recharges starting at as low as Rs 10, for 6 months. Plus, FRC 51 also provides talk time of Rs 30, 100 free SMSs every day for 30 days, and [...]

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