Tata Indicom rolls out weekly prepaid options for BlackBerry users

Tata Indicom BlackBerryBlackBerry users looking for a cost-effective prepaid service plan would be rather glad with this piece of news. Well, Tata Teleservices Limited has declared the release of prepaid services with weekly plans for Tata Indicom BlackBerry users.

Now Tata Indicom BlackBerry users have the freedom to choose prepaid services meeting their necessities, not only on a monthly basis but also as per weekly preferences. This can be feasible probably for the first time with Tata Indicom’s elastic weekly prepaid choices.

Under prepaid segment, users can opt from any two service plans namely Blackberry Messaging Bundle and BlackBerry Internet Bundle. This could be as per a user’s preference for e-mail, instant messaging, social networking and internet surfing. Both Blackberry Messaging Bundle and BlackBerry Internet Bundle are accessible at a monthly package of Rs 299, Rs 900 and weekly package of Rs 85 and Rs 250 correspondingly.

Sunil Batra, President – Operations, Tata Teleservices, commented, “There are 2 firsts: first is that Tata Indicom is now offering Prepaid BlackBerry services to customers and the second first which is the Industry First: that of a weekly plan for BlackBerry customers opting for prepaid services. Offering weekly services stems from our insight, that prepaid segment is highly cost conscious and offering them weekly plans will liberate them from monthly commitments. Also we do realize that customer’ service preferences change often and offering weekly plans that suit their pocket and offers flexibility to change service options and keep up with latest social trends is sure going be well received with our prepaid user segment.”

Batra stated, “BlackBerry smartphones have been well-received in the Indian market, and the launch of a variety of handsets is contributing to the appeal of the BlackBerry platform to an even wider range of customers. We have received tremendous response to our enhanced BlackBerry handset portfolio efficiently catering to diverse segments.”

With BlackBerry Messaging Bundle service plan, users can receive infinite access to e-mail and instant messaging. It can enable users to use as many as 10 e-mail accounts on Hotmail, Yahoo!, Mail, Google Mail and chat on well-known messengers such as Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk and Yahoo! Messenger. It can also exhibit numerous mailboxes in a single screen and is compatible with several formats such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe pdf, Corel WordPerfect, ASCII text, ZIP Archive and Images.

Under BlackBerry Internet Bundle, mobile users can obtain unrestricted access to web surfing plus limitless usage on instant messaging and utilization of as many as 10 POP3 email accounts with unrestrained email access.

Both the plans are valid on every BlackBerry smartphone from Tata Indicom. BlackBerry 8703e, BlackBerry Curve, BlackBerry 8830 World Edition and BlackBerry Tour are some of the handsets being offered by Tata Indicom which could be merged seamlessly with these prepaid plans.