In a bid to boost the Blackberry Mobile services, Bharti Airtel India’s largest GSM mobile service operator today announced the launch of Unlimited Chat and Email service over BlackBerry phones just at Rs.99 per month.
Before you jump with joy, let me clarify it-The service is only for new Blackberry service subscribers and available on BlackBerry smart phones with Airtel Postpaid connections. As a promotional offer, the monthly service charge of Rs.99 is for first 6 months from the date of activation and after 6 months the regular BlackBerry plan charge of Rs.299 per month will be applicable.
The Data usage is restricted to Email and Messganges data. Internet browsing is not available with this plan.To subscriber the service Airtel postpaid customers can send SMS <take99> to 543210.The offer is valid till 19th February 2010.
This service is specilly tailored to access Email via “BlackBerry Personal Mail” while on the move and stay seamlessly connected with instant messaging on your BlackBerry smartphone. “BlackBerry Personal Mail” is a unique offering to customers in India.
The “BlackBerry Personal Mail” service plan offers unlimited access to the industry-leading email and instant messaging features of BlackBerry Service, allowing Airtel customers to access up to 10 supported POP3/IMAP email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts such as Yahoo! Mail and Google Mail) as well as various instant messaging services (including Windows Live Messenger, GTalk, Yahoo! Messenger and BlackBerry Messenger) from a single device.