Tata Docomo launches Photon Max Wifi & wider network in Kerala

Trivandrum: Tata Docomo Photon, a market leader in the high speed wireless internet space, today announced the upcoming launch of Photon Max Wi-Fi and Photon 3G Wi-Fi for the Kerala market. The company also announced the expansion of their network in Kerala.

Interacting with the media here, Rajan Gupta, Mobility Business Unit Head, Tamil Nadu & Kerala markets, Tata Docomo said, “Tata Docomo has implemented a 60% increase in network in Kerala with 1,241 new towers at 396 new locations, thus taking the total number of towers to 3,400. This is the single largest rollout of our network. Another 120 towers will be commissioned in the next 100 days. Our 3G service has been launched in Thiruvananthapuram and will be next launched in Kozhikode in the next 30 days. Tata Docomo was launched in Kerala in 2009 and now has a subscriber base of 2.2 million with a 13 % growth. The company has invested Rs. 1,300 crores in the State in the last four years”.

Speaking on the Wi-Fi services, he said, “Standing tall on the fundamental tenet of simplifying consumer’s life, our both market leading products Photon Max and Photon 3G Wi-Fi serves up a hassle-free experience for our consumers. Customers can get high speeds on the go and create their own Wi-Fi zone connecting up to five users simultaneously anywhere, anytime. We firmly believe that the future of the telecom category is data and that too not just providing access but a whole new world of services riding on the data networks. The 3G Wi-Fi hub is in addition to the CDMA Wi-Fi hub which was launched earlier.”

Vinod Giyal, Circle Head – Kerala, Tata Teleservices said that Tata Docomo is now offering the entire gamut of wireless telecom services in Kerala – 2G, 3G, CDMA 1x, 3x & 6x.

Photon Wi-Fi will catalyse the blossoming of an entirely new telecom eco-system of not just internet on the go but internet on Wi-Fi. Photon Wi-Fi enables Multi Users and devices to be connected through a single touch point for Wi-Fi access thereby creating an internet Hot-Spot.

Existing customers of Tata Docomo Photon can upgrade their services to Wi-Fi by simply buying a new device at just Rs. 2,099.

Kerala IT News

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