Tata Docomo said it will launch its 3G services in nine telecom circles across the country on November 5, Diwali day.
The country has more than 3 million EVDO data card users. RCom is the biggest player in the space with more than half the market share. Despite success, CDMA operators are secretive about subscriber figures.
The company initially started with Delhi NCR region on a single mobile platform, Java /J2ME. It has now moved to other cities such as Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Idea Language Helpline will be promoted across the Indian Railways network for a week.
The company will come up with a push notification service for Symbian and Java platforms by the end of this year.
The company plans to upgrade its network to Rev B platform and offer speeds of up to 14.7 Mbps; Intends to cover 20 per cent of data subscribers market by 2012.
TheÂ tablet has been customised for India and can be booked for Rs 1,000. The device, which costs Rs 38,000, will be available from November 10.
The company also plans to release an Android phone after launching its 3G handsets.
The tie-up is aimed at providing mobile branchless banking, international remittances and airtime top-up through the banking channel.
The software was developed as part of a face and voice recognition system for access to mobile internet applications like email, social networking and online banking.
Subscribers in the remaining 11 circles will be able to change their service provider without changing mobile number from the second week of November.
Online searches for 'wireless broadband' have doubled in the past three months and BSNL 3G is currently the most searched 3G service provider.
Application enables free SMS facility from ten countries to India.
With announcements of promotional offers and new handset launches pouring in, this festive season presents a win-win situation for both consumers and handset manufacturers.
Tata Docomo, set to launch 3G service on November 5, has announced the launch of a website to promote its 3G services and educate people about their benefits.