MTS which is owned by Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) has re-branded itself with a new tag “A step ahead” to celebrate the achievement of over 10 million subscriber base in the country.
According to Vsevolod Rozanov, President and Chief Executive officer SSTL, it is indeed a proud moment for the company to have crossed the 10 million customer milestone. They had started this journey about two years ago in Tamil Nadu and have crossed this milestone in less than two years.
MTS has also launched MTS Pulse, an Android based, 3.2 inch touch screen smartphone designed by Taiwanese manufacturer HTC costing US$398.57 (Rs.18,000), which the customers can get free of cost by signing a postpaid agreement with the operator.
As part of the post paid agreement, the customer will need to do is sign up for a monthly rental of US$332.14 (Rs.15,000) with a commitment for 12 months and they would get the smartphone free. Also, bundled with the scheme are 1,500 minutes free talk time, 1,500 text messages and 1,500 MB data usage every month for 12 months.