MTNL today launched its much awaited BlackBerry services under its post-paid arm Dolphin Mobile service with 2G GSM platform for Mumbai circle.MTNL’s BlackBerry comes with a price range of Rs.14000 upto Rs.34000, three BlackBerry handsets has been introduced which include Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve 8310 and Blackberry 8700.
MTNL has launched various tariff plans starting from Rs.249 for individual and corporate customers with lowest entry cost.
"The availability of BlackBerry services and smartphones on MTNLs network in Mumbai will offer customers mobile access to information and applications to help simplify their lives," Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Ltd (MTNL), Executive Director, J. Gopal, said. During launch MTNL officials claimed that the launch would
strategically expand operator's complete extent of services, MTNL has been consistently focused on offering the latest technology and services to its customers. Our strategic collaboration with RIM to offer BlackBerry services to our customers takes us a step forward in this endeavor. He also cited 3G service roll out in Mumbai can be expected in a month.
In an Exclusive talk MTNL Mumbai’s Mobile Services Head- Principal General Manager (WS) Peeyush Agrawal said to Telecom Talk’s senior Editor Sanjay Bafna that MTNL BlackBerry services are introduced under the postpaid Dolphin Mobile service with 2G platforms in Mumbai, MTNL has launched various tariff plans for individual and corporate customers with Lowest entry cost. Blackberry service would carry fixed monthly charges ranging between just Rs.249 to Rs.1099.
MTNL Blackberry Internet service (BIS) Economy plan comes at Rs.249 per month,and Rs.899 for BlackBerry Enterprise services (BES) plan with Unlimited data usage facility, For individual customer it would cost Rs.1099 (BIS)with Unlimited data usage.For details on BlackBerry smartphones and services with plans and pricing offered by MTNL Mumbai, customers can dial 1503/9869012345.