Tata Indicom, the CDMA brand of Tata Teleservices has partnered with Samsung to launch the high-speed data-enabled phone Samsung Corby.Tata Indicom prepaid as well as postpaid subscribers can now access high-speed data while on the move with this new device. Tata Indicom claims this to be the first ever high-speed data enabled mobile device on CDMA.
Prepaid and Postpaid subscribers of Tata Indicom will get 10 GB memory space as free trial usage to use in the first two months on their Samsung Corby handset.
Samsung Corby handsets can also be bought in the open market, all across the country. [via]
Both prepaid and postpaid Tata Indicom users can now access their personal mail accounts, social networking sites, download various chat accounts and more with the Samsung Corby.
Using prepaid recharge vouchers subscribers can now access internet anytime anywhere with recharge of Rs 28. There are 3 different recharge denominations; Rs 28 will allow customers to access internet at flat 50 paise per MB throughout the day; while RCV 152 offers price point of 50 paise per MB from 7am to 11pm, and a night surfing plan of 25 paise per MB from 11pm to 7am. The RCV of 351 will offer data surfing flat at 25 paisa per MB throughout the day.
The recharge validity is 30 days from the day of recharge.
Post consumption of the free trial period postpaid customers will be charged 50 paise per MB for any additional data usage. On a rental plan of Samsung Corby 450 plan, customers will get bundled usage of 512MB post which the customers will be charged 50 paise per MB. The postpaid customers will also get voice plan where all local calls to any network will be charged at 30 paisa per minute, whereas all STD and roaming calls will be charged at 50 paise per minute. All local and national SMS will be charged at 50 paise per SMS.
Existing prepaid subscribers also have an option to upgrade to Samsung Corby without using any recharge vouchers. Even without using the data recharges, prepaid subscribers will be charged Rs 1 for every MB data usage. [source