Virgin Mobile Intros GSM Mobile Service In Orissa

By January 29th, 2010 AT 11:26 AM

Virgin Mobile the Youth focused Mobile service operator today launched its GSM mobile service in Orissa telecom circle via its franchisee agreement with Tata Teleservices. After the successful launch in Adnhra Pradesh, Chennai, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamilnadu telecom circle Orissa become the 6th circle in Virgin mobile’s GSM operations in India. Virgin Mobile Prepaid Starter Kit costs Rs 49 comes with lifetime validity and zero talk time.

Virgin Mobile initially introduces two GSM Tariff Plan, Per Minute and Per Second Billing Plan. With per minute plan all Virgin to Virgin local calls will be charged at 20 paisa and to all other local at 40 paisa per minute. The STD calls to Virgin Mobile charged at 20 paisa and to other network it cost 50 paisa. All Local and National SMS cost 50paisa and All Calls while Roaming charged at 60 paisa minute. The plan comes at daily rental of Rs.1.50.

While  its Pay Per Second Plan cost just Rs.12 and comes with the tariff validity of 365 days from the date of activations. In this plan subscribers can enjoy all Local and STD calls at 1 paisa for 1 second, SMS (Local/National) at 50 paisa and all Roaming calls at 60paisa per minute. Customers on the Pay Per Second plan can move back to the Per Minute plan by doing a one-time recharge of Rs 13 (Talk time: Rs 11.79).

Speaking at the Orissa circle launch, M.A.Madhusudan, CEO, Virgin Mobile India said  “We have launched with a plethora of unique products and services designed to strengthen our brand promise to the youth of the country. As a initiative to inch closer to the youth and take the brand to the next level, Ranbir Kapoor and Genelia D’Souza have been appointed as the new brand ambassadors for Virgin Mobile in India.

“Virgin Mobile branded services are being offered to the Indian consumers by Tata Teleservices through a brand franchise with Virgin group. We are targeting a large niche market comprising of the youth and we aim to achieve 10 percent of market share in the youth segment in the next three years. By September this year, we are planning to make an investment ofh Rs. 500 crores,” said Madhusudan talking about the business plans.

“For now, consumers across Orissa (Odisha) will be offered a differentiated tariff of 20p/min for STD and local calls to any Virgin Mobile number without any pack. Virgin Mobile customers calling any other network will be charged at 40p/min for local and 50p/min for STD calls again without any packs,” he said.

Virgin Mobile with its foray into the GSM segment has announced ten industry “firsts” for the youth of India clearly looking forward to garner a significant market share. The ten industry firsts include VAS offerings like “Friend circle”, vBelong, vGenie, WOW, vJingle and many more to follow with music, infotainment and social networking as the key areas of focus. Virgin Mobile will also be the first mobile service brand to offer its users a full bill guarantee on prepaid.

The operator also rolled out A unique brand ambassador initiative in colleges called “vTurks” with the aim to create Virgin Mobile champions to tap into specific communities.

To Know more on Virgin Mobile GSM Service just call 121 from Virgin Mobile or call 60016666 any time, any day and don’t forget to add your area STD Code.

For Details of GSM Tariff  Plans by Virgin Mobile just click here –Virgin Mobile GSM Tariff Plans In Details

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virgin welcome to orissa……


@Maddy ,Bangalore
Yes….,U R RIGHT…..,My HP Smartphone too had problem when i was using tatadocomo sim…,.but now i enjoy Aircel’s data services and crystal clear voice calls without any problem/difficulty.

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