After the BSNL announcement on BlackBerry Services, MTNL does not want to be left behind the race in offering the latest in the telecom arena, MTNL today launched its BlackBerry services under the post-paid -Dolphin Mobile service with both 2G and 3G GSM platforms in Delhi-NCR circle.
MTNL rollout of its BlackBerry solutions on the 2G and 3G networks by launching India's first 3G enable Blackberry Bold smart phones in Delhi today. MTNL's BlackBerry smart phones have a price range of Rs.14, 000-34,000 onwords. Three BlackBerry handsets launched today from MTNL are India’s First 3G enable Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve 8310 and Blackberry 8700.
"The launch would strategically expand our 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 endeavour" MTNL chairman and managing director RSP Sinha said today.He also cited Mumbai roll out can be expected in a month.
In an Exclusive talk MTNL Delhi's Mobile Services Head- Principal General Manager (WS) A K Bhargava said to Telecom Talk that MTNL BlackBerry services introduced under the postpaid Dolphin Mobile service with both 2G and 3G GSM platforms,MTNL has launched various tariff plans for individual and corporate customers. Blackberry service would carry fixed monthly charges ranging between Rs.500 and Rs.3099.
MTNL Blackberry Internet service (BIS) Value plan comes at Rs.500 per month with free data Usage of 500 KB and Rs.899 for BlackBerry Enterprise services (BES) plan with Unlimited Plan, For individual customer it would cost Rs.1099 with Unlimited data usage plan, With 3G service the plans cost is Rs.3099 for individual customers with unlimited usage, and for corporate customers it would cost Rs.2499/-
MTNL also announced that First 100 Customer who opt the MTNL BlackBerry services with get 3G plan at the charges of 2G Plan as promotional basis.