Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand announced the expansion of its high-speed mobile broadband service, MBlaze, in eight new towns – Kundra, Vaikom, Koratty, Ottappalam, Ponnani , Changaramkulam, Koduvally and Mukkam across Kerala Circle, making the total availability to 73 towns across the circle.
As per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) October 2012 report, the broadband penetration in India stands at about 1 % as against the Wireless Teledensity of 74.71% and 14.82 Million broadband connections as of August 2012. The National Broadband Plan envisages provision of 160 million broadband connections including 60 million wireless broadband connections by the year 2014. Hence, there is a huge opportunity for the growth and proliferation of High Speed Mobile Broadband services in the country especially a service like MTS MBlaze. MTS provides High Speed Mobile Broadband services in over 420 towns across India including the top five metros. The company is rapidly expanding its high speed data (HSD) network and currently addresses over 92% of data potential across India.
“MTS is focused on expanding its high speed data network across the country. In line with Company’s Data Centric Voice Enabled strategy, I am proud to announce the launch of MBlaze services in eight new towns in the circle. This latest expansion will enable MTS data customers in Kundra, Vaikom, Koratty, Ottappalam , Ponnani , Changaramkulam, Koduvally and Mukkam to experience the state-of-art HSD services including on the go access to Live TV and Video-onDemand”. Adding further, Radhakrishnan said, “I am also happy to share that MTS has about 65,000 high speed data customers across Kerala”. commented Radhakrishnan KV, Chief Operating Officer Kerala Circle, MTS India.
MTS is offering various innovative plans and tariffs for MBlaze customers which include 1GB Unlimited per day for Rs 96, Unlimited plans with validity of 30days starting at Rs 798, Unlimited Social Media Plan at Rs. 647, MTS live TV access and other special tariff vouchers.