Consumer durables Major Videocon today announced that in next 100 Days it will be rolling out its commercial GSM mobile services in 100 Cities across India begins from today and expects 10 million subscribers in three to four years of the launch.
In our earlier post we shared Videocon Mobile Services is Expected to Debut In Mumbai On March 07 like we quoted the service will announced today in a popular Hindi TV channel Colors by 7pm with special launch event dubbed as “Dhamake Ka Signal” hosted by Bollywood star Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Shaan.
The core 2G network is live in few parts of the city but there is no sign of SIM cards availability we believe SIM cards will be available by Monday.
According to the earlier announcement the company plans to use its extensive all-India dealer network (over 10,000 existing Videocon dealers) to reach customers and expects to have 10 million subscribers (on a conservative basis) in 3-4 years of launch. The operator also tie-up with Planet-M” & “Next” electronics Retail outlets to sale its GSM SIM Cards
Videocon Telecommunication Ltd (VTL) which is recently renamed from Datacom to Videocon Mobile Service is the subsidiary of consumer durables Major Videocon Group
It was one of the eight new operators who has UAS licenses for 15 telecom circles in January 2008 to provide Mobile Telecommunications services.