Tata Teleservices launches 'mobile web browser'

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Kochi, Sep 13 (UNI) Tata Teleservices today unveiled the country's first 'mobile web browser' in association with Samsung Telecommunication India to allow full access to all internet sites on a new feature rich mobile phone handset.

Launching the service here, Circle Operating Officer, Kerala, S S Datha said the CDMA based service would be three to four times faster than GPRS.

The accompanying handset 'Samsung Explorer, is based on Qualcomm single chip platform that comes with a host of features such as a large 65K colour TFT screen, 0.3 mega-pixel digital camera, FM radio, MP 3 player, speaker phone, expandable memory, a cricket scorer application and mobile tracker and SOS alert.

Priced at Rs 5,499, the handset is BREW and WAP ready, he said.

Tata Teleservices was the first operator in India and the second in the world to launch a mobile web browser, he said. The service cost ranged from Rs ten per day to Rs 99 for a month, with unlimited interent access. As an introductory offer, a seven-day free trial with unlimited internet access is being given.

The service, being launched all over the country today, is presently available on 'Samsung Explorer' and the Motorola 'Motoracer' phones, he added.


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