Plans to launch its GSM mobile services in six growth circles soon, starting in Himachal Pradesh

December 22, 2009

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NEW DELHI -- S Tel Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between Siva Group (formerly Sterling Infotech Group) and BMIC Limited, a subsidiary of Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco), announced its plans to launch its GSM mobile services in India. The company today commenced operations beginning with the state of Himachal Pradesh. Telecom circles for which S Tel has licences are Odisha, Bihar & Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East.

Addressing an august gathering In Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of launch, representatives from Siva Group and S Tel appraised the audience on company’s plans for India. To cater to the needs of its target segment, the company announced tariffs that aspire to make the Indian consumer’s life simple since they are easy to understand and transparent with no hidden surprises. The company launched two most preferred tariff plans which will charge the consumer @ 1 paisa/ second and 50 paisa/ minute respectively, both for STD and Local outgoing calls. Both the plans come with a special benefit of 60 minutes of free local calls per month for a period of 3 months. In addition, to sweeten the tariff the company has announced 3 Special Tariff Vouchers (STVs) of Rs. 9, Rs. 149 and Rs. 1499. On availing these, the consumer will gain 60 minutes of free outgoing local calls to any network per day for a day, month and year respectively. These have been offered by the company to appeal to a wide audience with light, moderate and heavy mobile usage.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. P. Swaminathan, Director, S Tel and President, Siva Group, said, "The goal of Siva Group is to make advanced technologies work for the benefit of the common man. We are committed to creating an efficient business model aimed at community welfare. Mobile telephony is without doubt the most explosive development in the Indian infrastructure history. With the number of mobile users expected to double by 2015, we are now entering another exciting phase in telecom growth. The six circles that S Tel is entering in, is where the next wave of growth lies. We are excited to be playing our part in the growth of this critical sector contributing to India‟s economic growth and competitiveness."

S Tel Pvt. Ltd.

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