Mumbai, 28th May 2011 (Ajay Rawal): Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) the leading telecom service provider with more than 8 million customers in the two largest Indian metro cities – Delhi and
Mumbai has now tied- up with Bharat Berry Technologies Pvt. Ltd. to provide “Push- email” services
for all its mobile subscribers in Mumbai & Delhi.
The service has been launched in Mumbai on
Friday, May 27, 2011.“Push email” provides an always- on capability by which new emails are actively transferred. Much more preferred than the “pull email” option, “push email” are generally device dependant and are provided by the device manufacturer.
The mobile communication service “bharat berry” works with most of the mobile phones and
provides a more advanced “push mail” with over the air back- up of the user’s contacts, tasks,
calendar and notes. Moreover, it can also sync with MS Outlook on the user’s computer. MTNL in
alliance with bharat berry is targeting this service for all range of handsets carrying Blackberry,
Symbian, Android, Windows Mobile and J2ME which will cover all major mobile handsets.
Mr Kuldip Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, MTNL told mediapersons here, “This MTNL and bharat berry partnership will provide its customers with an easy to use, cost effective solution for their mobile
push e-mail requirements. As the mobile data connectivity is improving and data usage is growing,
more and more customers are looking for push e-mail solution on their mobile handsets as a
productivity tool and as a means to remain connected.”
Shri A.K. Bhargava, Executive Director (WS) MTNL said, MTNL has provided a dedicated SMS
number 51122 for those subscribing for the bharat berry services. Any existing Dolphin subscriber
can just send an SMS with “SUB BB” on 51122 and follow few basic steps to activate this service.
For enabling access to all services including e mails and PIM sync users will be charged a nominal
fee of Rs 80 per month for the combo pack, while the individual services will be available for
Rs 50 each per month. The service will be available for both the pre paid and post paid Dolphin
Dr Ajay Data, Director, bharat berry said, “Bharat berry in an India complete solution which
follows industry standard non propriety encryption. Its Personal Information Manager (PIM) service
will add value and convenience to the existing mobile e-mail user, besides ensuring data backup
Shri Nitin Walia, Director Bharat berry said that “bharat berry works through a mix of its very
advanced e-mail server known as XGeNPlus, and open source technologies. Since its servers are
hosted in India, there are also no issues related with compliance. It’s India’s First Legally compliant
and approved service from all agencies, this service is available for 2G also, the user experience on
3G will make Bharatberry much more pleasurable”.
Miss India, World , Bollywood Actress and brand Ambassador, Sayali Bhagat grace the occasion as the guest of honor she was given first bharat berry connection activated on her mobile. She said that after installing bharat berry I am already ensured that my all contacts, calendar are backed up & synchronised to
my laptop without any manual intervention.