The plug and play device, vFlash, offers internet services with a surfing speed of up to 3.1 Mbps and storage slot of up to 8 GB.
vFlash will come bundled with a live TV service, vFlash TV, and on-demand download services. Through on-demand service, users can download movies, songs, music videos, mobile ringtones and wallpapers, and they can access up to 40 popular television channels through vFlash TV.
The modem is priced at Rs 3,499 and will come with tariff options ranging from Rs 250 to Rs 1,100 per month, along with special night plans and annual rental plans. In the introductory offer, Virgin has come out with a zero data plan rental and a zero rental on vFlash TV for the first 30 days for all subscribers who have been acquired before January 31, 2010. It will also offer zero rental on on- demand services for all customers acquired before March 31, 2010.
MA Madhusudan, chief executive officer, Virgin Mobile India, said in a statement, "Today, the youth wants to stay connected 24 by 7 and with the launch of vFlash, we aim to put the surfing experience at their fingertips. With the rise of internet penetration in India, the data segment furnishes a stupendous opportunity allowing the customers to always stay connected."
Virgin Mobile services are being offered in the country by Tata Teleservices through a brand franchise with USA-based Virgin group.
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