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Tata Teleservices introduces Rs2,499 PC, Nova netPC news
24 September 2008

Mumbai: From the world's lowest-priced car, to the lowest-priced PC, from the house of Tatas.

In a bid to revolutionise computing solutions Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited (TTML) has launched the Nova netPC, in Mumbai, at Rs2,499, in a strategic tie up with Novatium Solutions.

Nova netPC is a thin-client based network computer that can be used for both Windows and Linux operating systems and accessing the Internet and also runs local applications using USB peripherals.

Its server-driven delivery feature makes it an obsolescence-free desktop, as all the updates are carried out centrally through the server. It has the technical superiority to match with all software advancements and comes with the simplicity of an appliance. Coupled with its affordability, the Nova netPC is a one-stop computing solution for almost everyone.

Features like parental support make it an ideal choice for families with growing children. Maintenance hassles become a thing of the past with automatic virus scans and other software updates. A low, first- time, investment also makes it the computing solution of choice.

"TTML's broadband service, powered by Novatium's patented technology, will help take computing to TTML's fixed line customers and democratise access to information," says Ramesh Iyer, head, enterprise business, Tata Teleservices, "With its wide spread fibre connectivity and infrastructure, TTML hopes to usher in the computing and broadband revolution. The width and the quality of TTML's fibre connectivity in Mumbai and across Maharashtra will substantially enrich the NovanetPC user's experience in accessing the Internet and other computing applications.''

According to Alok Singh, CEO, Novatium Solutions Pvt. Ltd, ''Novatium's Nova netPC can be operated like any household appliance at the touch of a button. We seek to provide simple and affordable computing for the next generation and are are happy to have Tata Indicom as our partners as their fibre network is unparalleled in the private sector.

Novatium provides a range of services in network computing and specialis in delivering customised solution to enterprises. They offer the extra edge, ensuring success in every field of specialisation.

Novatium has combined expertise in the fields of embedded development; hardware design; and server application, integration, and deployment with in-depth domain knowledge to cater to the unique requirements of various sectors.

Tariff Details: Option1 Option2
Product Nova netPC with Power Adaptor, Keyboard and Mouse ( 1 year warranty on Nova netPC only) Rs2499 Rs3499
Computing Service Nova Services on Open office suite and Firetox web browser over remote desktop (Linux) Rs350 Per moth Rs250 Per moth
Microsoft Office application licence fee Rs100 Montly (all Taxes/ Octri extra)

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Tata Teleservices introduces Rs2,499 PC, Nova netPC