MTS India or simply MTS in a telecom service provider of India which was earlier known as Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited. Shaym teleservices has the license of Unified Service Access for the rajasthan circle. There, the company has services of basic telephony, broadband and mobile telephony or CDMA. The Shyam Telelink in rajasthan has about 2,69,000 subscribers of its end to end service as calculated on August 2008 with the majority of them being subscribers of the brand – Rainbow.
After the launch of EVDO Rev A based broadband service for mobile, MBlaze in November 2009, the MTS company has increased its market share with 5,00,000 people in the span of one and half years. Another service of MTS TV for the Blaze customers was launched in April 2010. As of February 2011, the coverage was in more than 100 cities. The future plan includes pan India roaming and wishes to launch MBrowse internet service which is based on CDMA-1x technology. According to the words of the President & CEO of MTS India, Vsevolod Rozanov, the company is preparing a blue print of the manner in which mobile broadband is used so that efforts can be made to enhance customer experience. MTS will dole out HSD services along the busiest road networks of india. the target by the year 2014 is to have 160 million broadband connections of which 60 million will be wireless broadband connections, under the National Broadband plan. As there is a great opportunity for the high speed mobile broadband services in the country, MTS plans to expand its high speed data network and take up 92% share of the data connectivity in india.
The recent advanced EVDO Rev B Phase 2 network is now available in Jaipur after the announcement by MTS India, which can offer a downlink of 9.8 Mbps. Gradually, MTS MBlaze Ultra will be available in various metro cities and town across India.
MTS Wireless Broadband
The internet surfing will be blazingly fast with the MTS MBlaze as it provides a combination of convenience with utility. MBlaze premium USB Modems also work as the data storage device. With speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps, the MBlaze can be just plugged in to start browsing.
MTS MBlaze works with the EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimised or Evolution-Data only) technology which is the standard for wireless transmission in the telecommunication sector and works through the typical radio signals for the broadband internet access.
MBlaze is an improvement over the previous version of CDMA 1x which works at maximum speed of 144 kbps. MTS MBrowse can also use CDMA technology and can also work with the CDMA 1x network as it has backward compatibility.
MTS MBlaze is presently available in the cities of Jaipur, Delhi, Trivandrum, Jodhpur, Kochi, Calicut, Coimbatore, Chennai, Bangalore, Trichy, Siliguri, Kolkata, Patna, Durgapur, Mumbai, Mangalore, Goa, Pune and Haryana. It is soon to be released in Mysore, Bhiwadi, Belgaum and Gangtok.
MBlaze can be subscribed without any initial activation charge or security deposit, although unlimited plans are not available.
Free internet surfing is possible with the MTS MBlaze mobile broadband service on sites like yahoo india, Wikipedia and MTS india website. For the Indian Yahoo email addresses, email Access and attachment downloads is also available.
There are two options for the MTS MBlaze EVDO wireless broadband internet services which are Rs. 2999 priced Standard Data Card with 2GB free download and the premium Data Card which costs Rs 3499. Attractive prepaid data plans are also available from Rs 198 per month.