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Mobile Number Portability From Nov 1st

by on Oct.28, 2010, under Mobile, Technology

Finally after so many delays, Mobile Number Portability is finally here. It allows subscribers to retain numbers even after changing service operators. The service is being rolled out in 11 circles of the country, the first one is Haryana. Haryana will be getting MNP on November 1st and remaining circles by December 20th.

Mobile Number Portability

An official announcement will be made on 1st of November regarding the launch of service on 11 circles. Implementation would be done by 1st or 2nd week of November.

Syniverse Technologies, has been selected by the telecom department as one of the clearing houses for implementing MNP. It will manage the first phase of the roll-out.

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Tata Rolls Out GSM Service in Karnataka

by on Jul.11, 2009, under News, Technology

After launching its services in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Orissa a few days ago, Tata Teleservices’ GSM brand Tata DoCoMo has started its commercial operations in Karnataka.

Tata DoCoMo

Tata DoCoMo, a joint venture between Tata Teleservices and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo, plans to get into more circles and become a pan-India player in the highly competitive GSM arena, by the end of the year. In Karnataka, the company will see its presence in over 427 towns and 2,642 villages. Over 505 km of the state’s highways will be “covered” and finally, you will have uninterrupted service along 220 km of rail routes and at places of tourist interest.

A new ‘Pay-for-what-you-use’ scheme with a pulse of one second, and a pricing of one paisa per second too was announced at the launch. In fact, it is going to be a standard pricing model for all services offered by the company.

The company is also offering services like free voicemail, timed SMS service, free missed call alerts and call-me tunes.

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