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MTNL launches 3G service, Jadoo, in Delhi news
06 February 2009

State-run MTNL yesterdayrolled out third generation services, which allow customers to access live TV, movie downloads and high speed inernet on mobile phones. The services are available at a monthly rental of Rs599 and a call charge of 60 paise per minute.

Latest technological trends in wireless technology with services at lightning speed, are now available at finger tips with MTNL's 3G Jadoo. Video streaming applications like ''Live TV'', movie downloads etc, high speed data download on mobile phone have become a reality for  Delhites, with MTNL beginning the commercial public offering of MTNL 3G Jadoo services today. This service will also enable customers to see their caller LIVE on screen. Also, customers can make overseas calls using VOIP technology at as low as Rs 3 per min from mobile to more than 100 countries including Europe, USA, Canada.

R S P Sinha, chairman and managing director, MTNL, said, ''MTNL has been a pioneer for introducing latest technology services to its customers. We have earlier launched IPTV, VOIP and latest technology ADSL 2+ broadband services as first telecom operator. Now MTNL is the first company to launch 3G mobile services for our esteemed customers. We will continue our endeavors to provide latest technology advancements to our customers' at most affordable prices.''

For MTNL's Jadoo one needs to pay just Rs500 plus taxes as activation charges, and a monthly rental of Rs599. Call tariffs are:
Own network (per min) Other network (per min) STD (per min) ISD (per min)
Voice calls 0.60 1.00 As per Budget plan
Voice calls 1.80 3.00 3.75 30

3G Data service will also be available at a monthly rental of Rs149, and Rs5 per MB usage charge.

MTNL 3 G Jadoo services are initially available in NDMC areas, which will be soon expanded to entire Delhi and NCR.

MTNL 3G Jadoo Mobile Services
Tariff plan for 3G services
Particulars Charges
1. Activation charge Rs.500 + service tax
2. Fixed charges Rs.599/- per month
3. Voice call to own network Rs.0.60 per minute
4. Calls to other network Rs. 1.00 per minute
5. Video call own network Rs.1.80 per minute
6. Video call other network Rs. 3.00 per minute
7. STD/ISD As per Budget plan
7(a) STD video call Rs.3.75 per minute
7 (b) ISD video call Rs. 30/- per minute
8. Local/STD/ISD SMS As per Budget plan
9. Data @ GPRS/3G/UMTS/HSDPA usage rate Rs.5/- per MB
10. Data @ HSDPA monthly service charges. Rs.149/-
11. MMS Rs.3/-
12. HSDPA card (Optional)* Rs.5000/-

Taxes extra wherever applicable.

*At present HSDPA card is not being provided by MTNL

Other terms & conditions will remain as per prevailing Dolphin Budget plan.

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MTNL launches 3G service, Jadoo, in Delhi