Tata Indicom the CDMA Mobile service of Tata Teleservices Limited today announced a path-breaking launch of Prepaid Blackberry Services with flexible and affordable weekly plans for its Blackberry subscribers in association with Research In Motion (RIM).
With the launch of Prepaid Blackberry services, Tata Indicom’s CDMA Mobile service users have the liberty to opt for prepaid BlackBerry services toning their requirements, not only on a monthly basis but also as per weekly preferences, for the first time with operators flexible weekly prepaid options.
Tata Indicom Prepaid BlackBerry segment, subscribers have two service plans dubbed as Blackberry Messaging Bundle and BlackBerry Internet Bundle to choose from, according to the requirement for e-mail, instant messaging, social networking and internet browsing. Blackberry Messaging Bundle and BlackBerry Internet Bundle Plans will comes at a monthly package of Rs.299, Rs.900and weekly package of Rs 85. and Rs.250 respectively.
Speaking on the launch of Prepaid BlackBerry Services Sunil Batra, President, Operations, TTSL stated “There are 2 firsts: first is that Tata Indicom is now offering Prepaid BlackBerry services to customers and the second first which is the Industry First :that of a weekly plan for BlackBerry customers opting for prepaid services. Offering weekly services stems from our insight, that prepaid segment is highly cost conscious and offering them weekly plans will liberate them from monthly commitments. Also we do realize that customer’ service preferences change often and offering weekly plans that suit their pocket and offers flexibility.”
With the Tata Indicom BlackBerry Messaging Bundle prepaid service plan, customers get unlimited access to e-mail and instant messaging. It allows customers to access as many as ten email accounts on Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Google Mail and chat on popular messengers like Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk and Yahoo! Messenger. As an additional benefit BlackBerry handheld shows multiple mailboxes in a single screen and also it supports various formats like Microsoft Word (.doc), Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt), Microsoft Excel (.xls) ,Adobe pdf (.pdf), Corel WordPerfect (.wpd), ASCII text (.txt), ZIP Archive ( .zip), Images (.jpg, .bmp, .png, .gif, .tiff).
While with Tata Indicom Prepaid BlackBerry Internet Bundle, subscribers get unlimited access to web browsing on the hand held in addition to unlimited usage on instant messaging and access to as many as 10 POP3 email accounts with unlimited email access. That’s not all; both the plans are applicable on all BlackBerry smartphones from Tata Indicom.
Tata Indicom offers a variety of BlackBerry Handsets/Mobile Phones that can be conveniently combined with Prepaid options-:
BlackBerry 8703e available at just Rs.9990, comes loaded with a full QWERTY keyboard, intuitive trackball navigation system and light sensing screen technology. It also offers smart dialing, Bluetooth and a strong battery life.
BlackBerry CurveTM 8330 priced at Rs.15990, provides customers with a wide range of easy-to-use mobile applications, including camera, multimedia and more.
With a sleek and stylish design, BlackBerry 8830 World Edition, available at Rs 17000/- offers a full QWERTY keyboard, intuitive trackball navigation system and large bright display.
BlackBerry Tour 9630, priced at Rs 27,990, is a 3G enabled smartphone equipped with world rich multimedia features. The BlackBerry Tour is a state-of-the-art smartphone providing users with an enhanced communications experience it is outfitted with a 3.2 megapixel camera with support for video recording.