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MTS launches three smartphones in the Rs 5,499 - 7,499 price range

The Android-based smartphones will come bundled with unlimited data plans options

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amid uncertainty about the future of its operations, Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) today expanded its handset portfolio with the launch of three new Android-based

SSTL, whose 21 licences are among those cancelled by the Supreme Court in the 2G spectrum case, offers CDMA telephony services under the brand name.

The company's licences are valid till September 7.

To continue its operations, it will have to participate in auctions to secure fresh licences.

The handsets, in the price range of Rs 5,499 to Rs 7,499, run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and would come bundled with unlimited data plans options.

With this, SSTL now has eight in its portfolio.

"With the launch of these three smartphones, we have now brought four new Android in less than two months. now offers a comprehensive range of Android for discerning, on the move, tech savvy youth," SSTL Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Leonid Musatov said in a statement.

SSTL will also offer free access to TV for one month from date of activation to its smartphone users.

The launch of these will be supported by an integrated communication programme that includes leveraging Out-of-Home (OOH) media, TV commercials, digital media and road shows in key cities across India.

SSTL is a venture, involving equity participation by Russia's Sistem, the Government of Russian Federation and the Shyam Group of India.

It has over 16 million subscribers in the country.

First Published: Wed, August 22 2012. 13:22 IST