BSNL 3G/2G data plans bundled with Penta TPAD series of Tablets was launched on 26th April 2012 by Shri S Bhargava , Chief General Manager Gujarat Telecom Circle.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has entered into a strategic alliance with, Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL), to jointly address the data & ICT needs of Indian consumers by launching attractive data plans bundled with a range of Internet tablets named Penta TPAD in three models.
PTPL has launched 3 models of Tablets with price ranging from Rs 3499/- to Rs 13750/- . The basic tablet which has 7” resistive touch screen with 1GHZ processor and Wi Fi is having price Rs 3499/- . Internet on this device can be accessed through BSNL broadband . PTPL have also launched two higher range products with two different touch screen sizes ( 7” and 8”). Both the devices have capacitive touch screen with inbuilt 3G module. The seven-inch device will cost Rs 10,999/- and the 8” device will cost Rs 13,750/-. These devices will come with BSNL 3G data plan of 5 GB free download for 60 days validity( included in the MRP). This special offer of BSNL plan will be available till 31st May, 2012.
On this occasion Shri S. Bhargava, CGMT, Gujarat Circle has said that this bundling scheme will reduce the digital divide and high-speed internet will be available to all segment of society at affordable price in Gujarat . He also highlighted some key elements which are central to this alliance that the business interest of BSNL to expand its 3G customer base & Promote BSNL services . Also Interactive and easily understood content and applications for the masses specifically for student , industry, hospitality sectors etc will give boost to the internet penetration and ICT applications.
On this occasion Director of M/S PTPL said that company aim is to make the Tablet(s) available in India at the most competitive and affordable global prices with the latest technologies without compromising on quality and features. He further added ‘Our association with BSNL would help customers get the services of 3G enabled with these tablets at most affordable prices and have a pan India connectivity’. We are working closely with specific verticals like Education, Healthcare, Information Management Systems, etc. to provide accessibility of enterprise level data for consumption on Penta TPADs. These Penta TPAD tablets would be made available through BSNL’s Franchisees Network in a short time across Gujarat.
Pantel Technologies is a “young” Information Technology and Communication devices hardware company – selling innovative ICT products under the brand name of Penta TPAD in the India market. Pantel Technologies has worked for over two years and pioneered the technology of manufacturing these tablets at the most competitive rates and has the widest range available today in the global market-place.