Bharti Airtel's calling card, Airtel Call Home, has a new tariff plan that enables expatriates living in the USA to make calls to India at one paisa per second.
The service, MBlaze, enables users to access few websites for free and it offers downloads and surfing for 10 paisa per MB with a speed of up to 3.1 Mbps.
The operator has already invested Rs 200 crore in the region, and will invest the remaining amount in the next two years. Idea Cellular announced its operations in Assam and will launch in the North East later this year.
According to TRAI figures, Circle C registered a year on year growth rate of 70 per cent, an addition of 2.3 million mobile subscribers in absolute numbers. Circle B had the highest number of additions at 6.8 million in October.
The regulator has set the transaction charge at Rs 19, the dipping charge is left to negotiation between service providers and MNP providers, and the porting charge has also been fixed at Rs 19.
The service provider had earlier launched two plans through which per minute and per second rates were offered to subscribers.
Through the Far East Connect Network, the service provider will be able to deliver connectivity between South East Asia and USA.
As per the findings, Reliance Communications is the best operator in network reliability in AP, MP and Tamil Nadu, while Tata ranks first in Uttar Pradesh. The findings are based on Nielsen's Consumer Experience Mobile Test Program.
The third generation (3G) spectrum pre bid conference kicked off in New Delhi on Monday, placing some clarity in the auction process.
The trend clearly shows that metros and larger cities have reached a saturation point and maximum revenues for the telecom sector will come from smaller towns and rural areas in the coming times.
The new service comes in three plans - Rs 499 with 1.3 GB free download, Rs 3999 with 15 GB free download and Rs 5999 with 25 GB free download.
Spokn will be a bridge between public telephone networks and VoIP (voice over internet protocol) services.
The service provider will have a pan India presence by December 2009 after the commencement of its operations in these two circles.
The state run telecom operator has finally joined the price war by offering two new low cost plans for voice and 3G. BSNL subscribers will be charged at one paisa per second for voice calls.
The service provider had earlier introduced this service in 2004 across Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa and Pondicherry.