Tata to merge consumer mobile business with Airtel

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Bharti Airtel and Tata today announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited (TTML) into Bharti Airtel. As a part of the deal, Airtel will take over Tata’s consumer operations across the country in nineteen circles (17 under TTSL and 2 under TTML) with over 40 million customers joining Airtel and assets of Tata CMB.
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Tata Docomo Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo with built-in 4400mAh power bank launched for Rs. 2899

Tata Docomo Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo

Tata Docomo has launched Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo that has a 4400 mAh battery power bank, offering Wi-Fi connection on-the-go for up to 5 devices and also lets you charge other devices. It even has a microSD expansion slot that lets users create a MicroSD Cloud enabling Internet storage, sharing and access remotely. Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo uses Max technology which gives three times faster speed than Plus technology, says the company. Continue reading “Tata Docomo Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo with built-in 4400mAh power bank launched for Rs. 2899”

Tata Docomo Photon Max now offers data speed of upto 9.8 Mbps


Tata DOCOMO launched Photon Max Wi-Fi dongle last year. At the launch Tata Docomo offered speeds of up to 6.2 Mbps. Today the company has announced that it has upgraded the data speed of up to 9.8Mbps for the dongle since they have upgraded their network. All existing customers will automatically be able to access the higher speeds on their network as the network upgrade will be compatible with existing Photon Max Wi-Fi devices. This is currently available for customers in Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata. It would be subsequently extended to 8 other metro cities. Continue reading “Tata Docomo Photon Max now offers data speed of upto 9.8 Mbps”

NTT Docomo to exit India, sell entire stake in Tata Teleservices by June 2014

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NTT DOCOMO, popular mobile solutions provider has just announced that it plans to sell the company’s entire 26.5% stake in Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL). It entered India by investing in TTSL in March 2009. It invested 252.3 billion yen or about Rs. 13,000 crore in Tata Teleservices in March 2009 and 14.4 billion yen or Rs. 800 crore in May 2011.

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Truecaller ties up with Tata Docomo to offer free data and premium features

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Truecaller, popular for its caller ID application has partnered with Tata Docomo to offer free data for Truecaller usage and Premium Truecaller features to its customers. This will help propel the usage of Truecaller in India and enable users to stay protected from spam calls, believes Truecaller. Continue reading “Truecaller ties up with Tata Docomo to offer free data and premium features”

Tata Group reportedly planning to exit telecom business

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A year after taking over as chairman of the Tata group, Cyrus Mistry, has decided to exit the telecom business completely, according to a recent report from Economic Times. Tata Group, which includes Tata Communications and Tata Tele has initiated talks with Vodafone to sell the company, but the discussions are at an early stage. Continue reading “Tata Group reportedly planning to exit telecom business”

Micromax partners with Tata Docomo for bundled voice and data offers

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Micromax partnered with Aircel last year for bundled offers on smartphones and 3G Dongles. It partnered with MTS to launch Canvas Blaze MT500 smartphone. Now, the company has partnered with Tata Docomo to launch voice and data offers. This lets Tata Docomo customers enjoy voice and data at cheaper rates on Micromax handsets purchased after 1st October 2013 till 30th June 2014.

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Tata Docomo launches Photon Max Wi-Fi Data Card with free national roaming

Tata Docomo Photon Max Wi-Fi launch

Tata DOCOMO has launched the new Photon Max Wi-Fi, the company’s new dongle with free national roaming. This lets you connect to up to 5 devices and is powered by Qualcomm Gobi with dual-core processor technology for faster and reliable connectivity. This offers speeds of up to 6.2 Mbps and is based on Rev-B CDMA technology. Tata Docomo offers pre-paid and post-paid plans, including post-paid unlimited plans. Continue reading “Tata Docomo launches Photon Max Wi-Fi Data Card with free national roaming”

Tata Docomo launches Endless Music service for its pre-paid customers

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Tata Docomo has launched Endless Music, a yet a new value added service (VAS) for its pre-paid GSM customers in partnership with Hungama Mobile. This would let the customers listen to music for particular amount of period upon subscription and will work even for basic phone users, since this doesn’t require any software. This would only be available through electronic voucher distribution (EVD). It will also enable customers to set their favorite song and as caller tune at additional charges. Continue reading “Tata Docomo launches Endless Music service for its pre-paid customers”

Huawei partners with Tata Docomo to offer free Internet in Easy Cabs in Bangalore

Huawei Free Wi-Fi with easy cabs by Tata Docomo

Huawei, popular for its smartphones and data cards in India has partnered with Tata Docomo to offers free Wi-Fi in-cab connectivity for the passengers of EasyCabs Bangalore at no charge. This lets users enjoy Wi-Fi using Huawei’s E355/ E8131Wi-Fi data card with Tata Docomo Photon 3G while on-the-move. Continue reading “Huawei partners with Tata Docomo to offer free Internet in Easy Cabs in Bangalore”

HTC One Dual SIM + launched in India on Tata Docomo for Rs. 53590

HTC One Dual SIM Plus

Last month we reported that HTC would launch the Dual SIM variant of the HTC One soon. The phone went on sale online last month, Now HTC and Tata Docomo has partnered to launch the phone in India officially, calling it HTC One Dual SIM +. The company says that this is the first Android phone launched in India which offers CDMA and UMTS dual SIM capability. It has similar features as the HTC One single-SIM variant including a 4.7 inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display,  1.7 GHz quad-core processor,  Android Jelly Bean with Sense 5, UltraPixel camera with LED Flash and a 2.1MP HD front-facing camera. Continue reading “HTC One Dual SIM + launched in India on Tata Docomo for Rs. 53590”

Tata Docomo launches Freedom Offer in Andhra Pradesh, get 1947 MB of 2G data for Rs. 32


Tata DOCOMO, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices has launched Freedom offer in Andhra Pradesh just in time for the Independence Day. This would let 2G pre-paid customers enjoy 1947 MB of 2G data on recharge of Rs. 32. This offer is available to all GSM pre-paid customers on 2G network. Usually the Rs. 32 pack offers just 600 MB of data. Other operators are yet to announce their Independence Day offers. Continue reading “Tata Docomo launches Freedom Offer in Andhra Pradesh, get 1947 MB of 2G data for Rs. 32”

Tata DOCOMO launches a new plan with Unlimited Calling and free Roaming for CDMA post-paid customers at Rs. 1299


Tata Docomo has launched truly Unlimited Plan for CDMA post-paid customers that lets you enjoy Local and STD calls to Fixed lines or any mobile network across India . The plan costs Rs. 1299/month and also offers free 3GB of data and 3000 messages (local & national) per month additionally. Continue reading “Tata DOCOMO launches a new plan with Unlimited Calling and free Roaming for CDMA post-paid customers at Rs. 1299”

Tata Docomo partners with Opera for a co-branded Opera Mini browser

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Tata Docomo, one of the many leading operators in India, has partnered with Opera, the browser company, for providing a customized co-branded Opera Mini browser for all of its users in India. Armed with server side data compression technology, which the company pioneered, it provides up to 90% compression and lets you browse with much lesser impact on your mobile data balance. The co-branded browser is available for download at m.opera.com on all the supported mobile devices. That means everything except Windows Phone, we guess.

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Tata Teleservices and ICICI Bank partner to launch Money Transfer Services

ICICI Bank and MMP Mobi Wallet Payment Systems, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Teleservices has announced a partnership to launch a money transfer service. This would let a customer walk into a retail store of MMP to deposit cash along with details of the account of the payee to transfer money easily. Continue reading “Tata Teleservices and ICICI Bank partner to launch Money Transfer Services”