Virgin Mobile launches GSM Services in South India signs up Genelia and Ranbir as brand ambassadors
Virgin Mobile has launched GSM Services in South India today . The service will be initially available in Andra Pradesh , Kerala , Karnataka , Chennai and Tamil Nadu. It has also signed up Genelia D’Souza and Ranbir Kapoor as Brand AmbassadorsThe starter kit would cost Rs 49 have Lifetime Validity. STD will be Pre-activated in the SIM Cards. There is a Per Second Plan and a Per Minute Plan
STD calls can cost as less as 20 paise with a daily rental ( inside the network) and 50 paise outside.
Under the per second plan both local and std calls are charged at 1 paise per second
The Virgin Mobile CDMA service uses the network of Tata Teleservices and Virgin’s GSM service is also expected to unitize the same
On the occasion of the launch, Sir Richard Branson, chairman and founder of Virgin Mobile, said in a message: “The Virgin Mobile brand in India has created distinct benchmarks in the youth segment. The success of the brand will now be leveraged further with the launch of its GSM service, bringing the youth an international mobile telephony experience.This moment of triumph truly emphasises the group’s focus on deepening its presence in one of the most exciting markets in the world.”