MTNL launches 'push e-mail' services

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 31 May 2011, 06:19 Hrs
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Bangalore: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has launched push e- mail services for its mobile subscribers in Delhi and Mumbai. MTNL has tied up with Bharat Berry technologies, a mobile communication service provider, to offer the service. For the new service, MTNL will invest 1, 450 crore in this current fiscal.

With the new push e-mail service, users can get automatically new e mails on their mobile phones without refreshing their e-mail account. MTNL customer will be able to enjoy the service free of cost for a month.

Kuldip Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, MTNL said, "This MTNL and Bharat Berry partnership will provide its customers with an easy to use, cost effective solution for their mobile push e-mail requirements. As the mobile data connectivity is improving and data usage is growing, more and more customers are looking for push e-mail solution on their mobile handsets as a productivity tool and as a means to remain connected."

To access the e-mail service and Personal Information Manger service, (PIM), user will be charged 80 per month for combo pack which includes both the services, and the individual service will be available for 50 per month. For both pre paid and post paid Dolphin subscriber, the service is available. Dolphin service is a phone back up service which can safeguard the mobile.

The service can be used in any Java and GPRS enabled handsets and it also includes Blackberry, Symbian, Android, and Windows Mobile.

To activate the services, MTNL has provided a SMS number, 51122 for the Bharat Berry users and the dolphin subscriber can just send a SMS with 'SUB BB' on 51122 and have to follow some basic steps.

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