Anujeet MajumdarOct 23, 2013 19:59:21 IST
Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which runs its telecom services in India under the MTS brand, has now rolled out its 3G plus telecom network across nine circles in India. The network, according to the company, is based on the evolution-data optimised (EV-DO) rev B phase II technology and should be useful for high speed data services.
The company, according to the announcement, will be rolling out the 3G plus services in Delhi, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kolkata, Uttar Pradesh (West) and West Bengal. The development has surfaced after the company was recently given permission by the DoT to use an additional third 1.25MHz slot in the 800MHz band which has now been employed in the new service. SSTL also recently received Unified Licenses to launch any telecom technology or network including 4G LTE on 800MHz in India.
MTS has now rolled out the 3G plus network and a dongle as well
MTS, along with this, has also launched a new dongle called MBlaze Ultra, which is priced at Rs 1,299 for both pre-paid and post-paid customers. According to the company, the dongle gives data speeds of up to 9.8 Mbps. To use the new dongle, pre-paid customers will have to shell out Rs 1,399 to get the device bundled with 10GB of data.
The data plan will be valid for 30 days from the date of activation. Existing post-paid MBlaze customers, on the other hands, can use the new dongle for Rs 750 with the option of complete cash back. The new data plans that the company is offering range from 5GB to 25GB. The tariff plans for the same will range from Rs 798 to Rs 1,498 per month for pre-paid customers and Rs 700 to Rs 1,399 per month for post-paid customers.
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