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Videocon Launches GSM Service In Coimbatore, Finally!

Videocon has become 14th telecom operator to launch GSM services in the crowded Indian market. The service, branded as Videocon Mobile Services (and not Datacom) is live in Coimbatore. Videocon has licenses for operations in 21 circles. New connections will be made at Videocon Mobile Shop, 'Next' showroon and Planet M Showrooms. We called up the customer care number for Videocon Mobile Services at 09080012345, and though no automated details for plans were availabe, the Coimbatore launch was confirmed. No post-paid plans are available yet. The company has launched with a base pre paid plan, wherein the SIM will cost Rs. 49, and has talk time value of Rs 5. Local calls within the Videocon network and others will cost Re. 1 per minute; STD calls will be charged Rs 1.50 per minute. This is valid only till the first recharge, which costs Rs 31 to activate per second billing, and gives the subscriber an additional Rs. 75 bonus over and above the recharge value of Rs 25. The rate isn't unexpected: Re. 0.1 per second, including while roaming. SMS charges for local, national and international are Re. 1, Rs. 1.50 and Rs. 5 respectively. Details for further recharges were unavailable. Interestingly, all new Videocon connections come with lifetime validity. To maintain lifetime validity a subscriber has to have done a cumulative recharge of at least Rs 200 every six months. The Dhoot family, which owns the Videocon Group, and original promoter Mahendra Nahata had received the license under Datacom three years back…

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