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Sistema Shyam rolls out 3G-plus network across circles

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) After receiving its third spectrum carrier from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that provides telecom services under the MTS brand announced Wednesday the roll-out of its 3G-plus telecom network across all circles.

This network is used to provide high speed data. The 3G-Plus telecom network is based on Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Rev. B Phase-II technology. The company has also launched a high speed data card priced at Rs.1,299.

"MTS India is all set to become the only telecom operator in the country to provide ubiquitous 3G-plus network coverage across all its circles of operations," MTS India's chief executive officer Dmitry Shukov said here.