TATA DOCOMO 3G Life Enables Richer Communication across Chhattisgarh
Now, Chhattisgarh will witness the high speed internet with 3G Life
* Becomes the first private operator to launch 3G services in 14 cities across MPCG circle
* Host of services like – Video call, Mobile TV, Live Darshan, Local Search, High
Definition Games, Route Finder, etc
* 3G Smart Life Plans start from as low as Rs 90/month
Raipur , 22 March 2011: TATA DOCOMO, the GSM arm of Tata Teleservices Limited, adds another
feather to its cap by becoming the first private mobile operator to launch its 3G Life services
across 14 towns in MPCG circle. With the 3G services in the circle, customers can now make use of
host of VAS applications such as Mobile TV, Video calling, Local Search, Route finder, etc.
Powered with cutting-edge technology support from its partner NTT DOCOMO, INC. of Japan—the
undisputed global leader in 3G services—TATA DOCOMO’s 3G services are now available in Raipur,
Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Korba & Raigarh. In Madhya Pradesh the services are available in Bhopal,
Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Dewas, Ujjain, Pithampur, Mhow, Mandideep and Satna.
“Our 3G services which is now available in 14 towns across MP&CG circle have received phenomenal
response, till date. While 3G as the next-generation of mobility which 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,” Mr Shailendra Singh, Chief
Operating Officer, MP&CG Circle, TATA DOCOMO, said.
“Our customers can 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 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. With 3G Life services, mobile device from merely connecting consumers to their world
has now become the means to live a richer, more fulfilling life,” he added.
TATA DOCOMO, today also announced the launch of Local Search and Route Finder - two unique
3G enabled value added services for its customers in MP&CG.
Local Search is an advanced lifestyle service, through which TATA DOCOMO customers can now
get access to all the relevant and accurate local information. It offers various services such as
automatic location detection, city alerts and access to various other local information spanning
across 450+ consumer categories (e.g. restaurants, cinema halls, shopping malls, plumber, notaries,
dining, events, movies, spas, etc.). Customers can subscribe to this service by sending an SMS
to 53333 (toll free). Post which, they will receive WAP push to download the application.
After the successful download & Installation, customer needs to click on the application icon from
the phone menu. 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.
Route Finder is a simple yet useful service facilitating the user to get directions to desired place
from his/her current location in the form of an SMS or WAP push (as per the phone capability). To
access this service, customer has to send an SMS to 533331.
Apart from this, TATA DOCOMO offers attractive and innovative plans—Small Screen Plan &
Large Screen Plan—for consumers across MP&CG to upgrade to the 3G Life. TATA DOCOMO’s
Small Screen Plan works best for those mobile phone users who need both 3G voice and data
connectivity, while the Large Screen Plan is for those customers who want to use 3G services to
access the Internet on their laptops, PCs and Tablets.
Small Screen Plan offers data packs that have tariff options starting from Rs 11 to Rs 2,001 offering
10Mb to 15GB of data usage. Priced between Rs 350 to Rs 2,000, the Smart Life Plans on pre-paid
comes bundled with data usage and talk time.
TATA DOCOMO 3G E stick (data card) with Large Screen Plans is available in three different
formats – first, which offers speeds up to 3.5 Mbps is available at Rs 1699/- second, offers speeds
of up to 7.2 Mbps at Rs 1999/- and third, offers speeds of up to 21.1 Mbps is priced at Rs 4,200/
- respectively. Available across all the TATA DOCOMO retail touch points, it can be activated with
the first recharge of Rs 109/- which comes bundled with 5GB data free for the period of one month.