MTS India, the CDMA mobile service of Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL), finally rolled out its Mobile Service in the national capital Delhi. The MTS CDMA 1X mobile network is live in Delhi & NCR telecom circle and the operator has also launched its wireless Internet service on EVDO Data Card platform with speed of 3.1 mbps. MTS introduces 2 EVDO Data Cards service under the brand name MBlaze, the Standared Data Card comes at the price point of Rs.2999 with 2GB Free Downloads while the Primium Data Card cost Rs.3499. MTS also launches attractive Prepaid Data Plans starts from Rs.500 per month.
MTS India has chosen per second billing as its entry strategy to ensure it is able to get fast traction in the lucrative Delhi circle. “Power of 1 (Per Second plan’s brand name), combined with free one million minutes on MTS networks, will bring in high average revenue per user (ARPU).The Operator also launches all its existing scheme’s like “one million minutes of free talk time” to Delhi and NCR customers with a limit of 150 minutes usage everyday with its MSaver-499 and also 10 local SMS as bonus per day, call Charges and tariff are almost same as all other existing circles.MTS Life Time Prepaid will cost Rs.99.
All local MTS-to-MTS calls will be charged at ONE Paisa per TWO Second; MTS-to-Other Networks calls (Mobile/ landlines) will cost ONE Paisa per second; STD calls will cost Two Paisa per One seconds. Local SMS (on all networks) will cost 50 paisa per SMS, while National SMS will cost Rs.1 and international messages will cost Rs.5 per SMS.
Mr. Sergey Cheremin, Deputy Chairman of Sistema, at the launch said, “I am happy to see that our investment in India is taking the shape of an innovative telecom service provider. We are committed to the further expansion of the MTS network in India, with the impressive growth adding two million subscribers so far.”
Mr. Vsevolod Rozanov, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL) said, “Today’s MTS launch in Delhi is a good example of our commitment to enlarge the MTS presence in the key telecom circles of India . Our promise to the people of Delhi is to provide the best quality mobile services based on the most advanced technology and at the most competitive prices”.
Mr Sanjay Bahl, Chief Operating officer of MTS India, Delhi and NCR, added “Besides the innovative tariff plan Power of One which, on an average, adds 25% to the value of your recharge compared to per minute plans, we have prepared a special promotion offer for the Delhi launch called Minute Millionaires. We offer 10, 000, 00 minutes of talk time free through the M Card. MTS products are available at 16000 retail outlets across Delhi NCR, and the number of outlets will increase substantially by year end”.
The MTS Customer Care number for MTS Delhi will be 9136 155 155 and 155 from MTS phones.
MTS “MBlaze” EVDO DATA Plans-
- MTS Data Plan Rs.500 valid for 30 Days-FREE Downloads 500 MB beyond that Rs.2 per MB will be charged.
- MTS Data Plan Rs.750 Valid for 30 days-FREE Downloads-2GB beyond that Rs.2 per MB will be charged..
- MTS Data Plan Rs.599(Night Plan)-FREE Downloads-10GB in night only (10pm to 7am) In Day Time charges will Rs.2 per MB will be charged.
- MTS Data Plan Rs.1500-FREE Downloads-10 GB beyond that Rs.2 per MB will be charged.