Mumbai and Maharashtra ring in Tata Docomo

DQW Bureau
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Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd (TTML) announced the launch of Tata

Docomo. The company's GSM services began on an exciting note as Gurudas Kamat,

Minister of State for Information Technology and Communications, Government of

India, and Member of Parliament from Mumbai, made the first phone call to Kishor

A Chaukar, Chairman, TTML, from Tata Docomo's NGN.

L to R: Gurudas Kamath, Minister of State for Information

Technology & Communications, Kishor A Chaukar, Chairman, TTML, from Tata and

Mukund Rajan, MD, Tata Teleservices (Mah) at the launch of Tata DoCoMo in


Gurudas Kamat acknow­ledged the iconic moment as another first in the Tata

group of companies' long repertoire of creating new opportunities for growth and

expansion in India and spreading its footprint globally through excellence and

innovation. He applauded the over Rs1000 crores investment made by TTML in its

3G-ready GSM network, and the Company's commitment to playing its role in the

industrialisation and economic development of Maharashtra.


Tata Docomo unleashed a range of products and innovative tariff options and

introduced the 'Pay-per-use' advantage. The 'Pay-per-use' model repre­sents a

paradigm shift in the overall telecom experience. It allows the consumer to pay

only for the seconds utilized, heralding another revolution in the mobile

telecommunications industry in India.

As an introductory offer, across Mumbai and Maharashtra, Tata Docomo offers

Lifetime at1 paise/second for all calls across India. Consumers can also avail

of 'Pay-for-Three and get 100 SMS Free' offer every day. For the first time,

International Calling is also available on a per-second billing model. A variety

of Postpaid plans designed for a range of consumer requirements are also

available on this revolutionary per-second billing model.

Speaking on the occasion Mukund Govind Rajan, MD, Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra)

Ltd said, “The launch of Tata Docomo GSM Mobile Service is a momentous occasion

for all of us. The partnership with NTT Docomo is seeing the traditional trust

associated with the Tata brand coming together with the best of Japanese

technology, to offer great value to consumers.”

The first customers of Tata Docomo, who were handed over compli­mentary

lifetime Tata Docomo connections at the launch event, were the Pune based Ms.

Krushnaa Patil, the youngest girl from Maharashtra to scale Mount Everest, and

Ms. Pooja Chopra, Femina Miss India World 2009, again from Pune.