In an attempt to provide greater benefits to the GSM mobile service users, India’s first 3G mobile service operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) announced the launch of Free 3G Up-gradation for its 2G GSM Dolphin & Trump subscribers in Mumbai telecom circle.
Under the MTNL Mumbai ‘s Free 3G Up-gradation Offer, its Postpaid and Prepaid (Dolphin/Trump) 2G subscriber will be automatically up-graded into next generation 3G services at free of cost.
After conversion of all 2G customers to 3G, the customers using 3G handsets will be able to make video calls in 3G coverage area. In addition to the above 3G facilities, if a customer wish to avail data services (3.5G Internet browsing and download), they can send ACT 3G by SMS to 555 or 444 for Dolphin and Trump customers respectively.The data services will be charged as per the default tariff or data plans subscribed by the customer.
With Up-gradation of 2G Connection to the next generations 3G services, the voice call charges will be the same as per customers existing plan.The Local and STD Video Calls will be charged at 1 paisa per/2 second to Own-network and 1p/sec for other network, applicable to all “Pay Per Second Plan” users.The 3G Broadband access data Charges will be 1p for 10Kb.
MTNL Mumbai’s “Per Minute Plan” users (postpaid and prepaid) can enjoy Local/STD Video Call at 60 paisa/minute for MTNL (Delhi-Mumbai) network and 90 paisa for all other network anywhere in India.The 3G High Speed Internet access data charges will be 2 paisa for 10 KB.
The other Call charges & terms and conditions will be applicable as per customers existing tariff plan.The Unlimited 2G GPRS users will not be allow for this auto-conversion.