Tata Docomo to provide three lakh free accidental death insurance covers for GSM users

Tata Docomo, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices Ltd. (TTSL) announced today the launch of free accidental death insurance benefit up to three lakhs for its existing and new pre-pay GSM customers in Mumbai circle.

To avail this free insurance benefit, customers have to buy a recharge of Rs107, which will give discounted tariff, talk time benefits and VAS along with free accidental Insurance for one year.

To ensure continuity of the free benefit under the policy, a customer has to buy a cumulative recharge of Rs.200 every three months. This free insurance policy will provide financial security of up to the sum insured to the families in case of an accidental death and permanent total disability of the customer depending on the terms and conditions of the policy.

The insurance cover provides additional benefits like 20 per cent of personal accident claim or actual medical expenses of ?15,000, whichever is lesser.

Tata Docomo has partnered with Edelweiss Insurance Brokers Ltd. to customise the free accidental death insurance policy for its customers.

Aditya Gupta, head-mobility business unit, Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited, said, ''We are glad to announce the accidental death insurance for our customers in Mumbai - a city which never stops, almost everyone is constantly 'on the go' here.

Our idea is to offer our customers a simple way to insure their lives by staying connected through Tata Docomo.''

Speaking on the partnership with Tata Docomo, Vinay Sohani, head, Edelweiss Insurance Brokers Ltd, said, ''We are proud to be associated with Tata Teleservices a reputed leading telecom player in India. We have arranged / customised the accident insurance policy as per different plans decided by TTML in their overall propositions.

By offering this unique benefit policy, a financial security upto the sum insured decided will be provided to the families of TTML customers in case of unforeseen accidental death and permanent total disability to the customer depending on the terms and conditions of the policy. The general insurance penetration is bound to reach to the masses through this offering.''

The insurance policy can be activated through a simple mobile registration process. The policy details can be viewed on the customised website.