S Tel the youngest mobile service brand in Indian telecom arena, today launches its GSM mobile service in Bihar telecom circle. However there is still no official word from the company, though the GSM Mobile prepaid connection, services and Core Network is live in Bihar telecom circle. The S Tel GSM service initially available in Patna, Danapur and Muzaffarpur of Bihar state and the operator will expand its network across Bihar-Jharkahnd circle with in next few days.
S tel is 10th Mobile service operator in this circle, there are 9 existing telecom operators in Bihar they are BSNL, Reliance (GSM and CDMA), Airtel, TTSL (Tata Indicom CDMA and Tata Docomo GSM), Idea Cellular, Aircel, Vodafone, MTS India (CDMA) and Uninor
S tel has lined up lowest, easy and simple tariff plans with popular Pay Per Second and All@50 plan.S Tel prepaid card will cost Rs.25, the prepaid plan & tariff structures is the same as in other circles.The S Tel subscribers can make call Local and STD calls at 1 paisa per second and 50 paisa per min respectively.Both tariff plans come with a special benefit of 60 minutes of free local calls per month for a period of 3 months. In addition, to wooing its customers the company has announced 3 Special Tariff Vouchers (STVs) of Rs. 9, Rs. 149 and Rs. 1499. On availing these, the consumer will gain 60 minutes of free outgoing local calls to any network per day for a day, month and year respectively. The details of S Tel tariff plans and coverage in Bihar is available on its customer care number 91280-12345.
The operator also launches popular VAS content covering entertainment as well as knowledge-based content like Learn English and Examination Tips over its IVR service 91280-11213 in Bihar.
S Tel Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between Siva Group (formerly Sterling Infotech Group) and BMIC Limited, a subsidiary of Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has UAS licenses for 6 telecom circles, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar & Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East. The company already commenced its GSM operations in Himachal Pradesh and Orissa telecom circles.