Tata Teleservices announced the launch of its prepaid service on fixed wireless phones (FWP). The customers will be charged a one-time non-refundable registration fee of Rs 2,000 and a deposit of Rs 2,000 towards the LG 340 handset, says a release. In turn, the customer will get two free recharge cards worth Rs 540 each.
Each recharge card will have a validity period of 30 days, with an additional 30-day grace period to recharge. As for tariffs, customers will be charged at 90 paise per pulse. The pulse for all local calls to a fixed line/WLL (M) and to mobiles from the fixed wireless phones will be 180 seconds and 60 seconds respectively.
Tata Indicom recharge cards will be available in denominations of Rs 324 (with Rs 225 worth of talktime) and Rs 540 (with Rs 450 worth of talktime).
The customer will also get free caller ID and national SMS till May 31st, 2004.
The service was launched Thursday in New Delhi and Hyderabad and will soon be available across select cities in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.