Hyderabad: Tata Teleservices (TTSL) has launched a new range of services and handsets, including a feature-rich smart phone called Ego and a Telugu voice station, a voice portal that would provide information and entertainment in the native language for Tata Indicom users all over the country. This is the company's third such voice portal the others being Tamil and English.
Addressing the pres, Prabhat Pani, chief executive officer, Tata Teleservices for Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, said the voice station would allow people to speak through the phone and surf through a range of services, including cricket specials, Telugu movie specials, music, astrology, Tirupati zone, chart busters and news.
Based on the response, Tata Teleservices plans to launch similar services in other languages as well, he disclosed.
Pani said the company plans to expand its operations in Andhra Pradesh from 230 towns to 350 towns, and increase its subscriber base from 6,50,000 to one million. For this the company would have to expand its network in existing cities and towns and also into new towns across the state, complementing the 1500km uninterrupted continuous connectivity across a major road network in the state.
He said the expansion would be on the back of an investment of Rs350 crore in the present fiscal.