New Delhi: MTNL has brought 3G services to the masses by introducing a prepaid option for this high-end service at just Rs300.
Announcing the launch of the pre-paid 3G service, the company CMD, R.S.P. Sinha, said, "MTNL is launching 3G Jadoo Prepaid Services so that customer should be able to avail the latest 3G/3.5G services at an affordable price."
Since pre-paid is the preferred by customers, the 3G service will be available for only Rs 300 with lifetime validity, whereby a customer can make local video calls at Rs 1.8/minute and data download at Rs 3/MB.
In addition, a subscriber can also choose any of the data coupons to avail free data downloads coupled with free video calling to suit ones individual requirement, Sinha said.
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Sinha expects the launch of pre-paid 3G services to increase it customer base.
He said the PSU has around 400 subscribers for its recently-launched 3G service and expects 2,00,000 to 3,00,000 users for in the first year of operations.
The company introduced 3G services in Delhi in December and in Mumbai last month.
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The state-run telecom operator expects to add new capacity to accommodate 8,00,000 users, he said.