TATA DOCOMO has announced the launch of 3G Mobile services in Gujarat. TATA DOCOMO's 3G services are now available in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Godhra, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Junagarh, Nadiad, Anand, Vapi, Valsad, Bharuch, Ankleshwar, Amreli, and Gandhidham.
Mr Nipun Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, Gujarat, Tata DOCOMO said, "Our 3G services have received a phenomenal response from customers across Gujarat till date and today, we take pride again in becoming the first mobile telecom operator to launch our 3G services in Ahmedabad and Baroda. While 3G as the next-generation of mobility, brings with it better voice clarity through HD Voice, fewer call-drops and high-speed Internet access, the impact on consumers' lives will be much higher than any of these improvements," He also added, "Our customers can now access 3G services both on pre-paid and post-paid platforms with the combination of various plans available on voice and data. These services will enable richer communication through video calls and video SMSs, will add the advantage of adding mobility to the power of the Internet, and will enable millions to start accessing the true power of the Internet. Truly, it's not just a step up in the mobility services, but the gateway to an altogether new life-the 3G Life. “
TATA DOCOMO also announced new plans for their customers in Gujarat;
- Small Screen Plan: It includes data packs having tariffs from Rs. 11 to Rs. 2001 that offer 10Mb to 15GB of data usage.
- Smart Life Plan: Priced between the ranges of Rs. 350 to Rs. 2000, it is available on pre-paid and comes bundled with data usage and talk time.
3G services also include video calling, mobile TV, Live Darshan/Aarti, etc. TATA DOCOMO customers can opt for 3G services at about Rs. 90 for a month.
They also announced new plans under the Large Screen Plans for their 3G E-stick which is a wireless USB data card;
- Plan 1: Offers speeds of 3.6Mbps at Rs.1699
- Plan 2: Offers speeds of 7.2Mbps at Rs. 1999
- Plan 3: Offers speeds of 21.1Mbps at Rs. 4200
These plans are available with the first recharge of Rs. 109 and it comes with a 5GB free data usage for one month.
The company also launched a new advanced search service under the Local Search service which offers relevant and accurate information and services such as automatic location detection, city alerts and access to local information spanning across 125 cities. Customers can subscribe to this services by sending an SMS to 533330 (toll free) or using 3G Life portal under 'top services' section. Access charges to this service is Rs3/query where as subscription charges ranges from Rs 5/day to Rs 10/10days and Rs 30/30 days.
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