MTS to offer Rs. 1 lakh accidental insurance cover to its data customers

While many telecom operators are offering various plans to their customers, MTS is ready to offer insurance cover.


Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates MTS in India, is in talks with the Oriental Insurance company to provide Rs 1 lakh accidental insurance cover to its new data subscribers. The insurance would be offered to the customers who buy MTS dongle available for Rs 1299 and Rs 1499 at no additional cost.

The company would insure the customer against accidents for Rs. 1 lakh for a period of one year. The insured amount will be payable to the nominee of the customer as per records. The scheme would be rolled out in all nine circles which include Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, UP West, Kolkata and West Bengal.

Speaking about the initiative, a company spokesperson said, “Both MTS and Oriental Insurance have firmed up this deal and will be made operational any time this week. Insurance policy will become active within seven working days from the date of activation of MTS data dongle and will be valid for one year.”