Tata Teleservices in joint venture with NTT Docomo, Asia’s largest in terms of subscribers and second largest in terms of revenue has launched 3G services in India. With this Tata Docomo becomes the first private player to roll out 3G services in India. With speeds boasting upto 21 Mbps with their state of art HSPA+ network Tata Docomo 3G is attracting users from across India. Right now Tata Docomo own 3G Spectrum license for 9 circles including Maharashtra & Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (West), Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh.
What is Tata Docomo 3G offering?
Expect the following features on your mobile phones that are 3G enabled. With a Tata Docomo SIM card and a phone capable of handling higher bandwidth you can experience the world of 3G.
- Video SMS
- Video streaming
- Mobile television
- Ultra-high-speed data transfers (upto 21.6 Mbps)
How to activate Tata Docomo 3G :
If you have a 3G enabled mobile phone here is how to activate Tata Docomo 3G. Even your old SIM is capable of accessing 3G networks.
SMS 3Glife to 53333
Follow the instructions you receive in your inbox to enjoy Tata Docomo 3G.
Tata Docomo 3G settings :
You can set your Acess Point Network ( APN ) to tata.docomo.internet after activating Tata Docomo 3G on mobile phones and data cards.
Tata Docomo 3G Bandwidth and Speed tests :
The bandwidth and transfer speeds purely depends on the following:
- Distance from the tower ( Coverage/ Signal strength )
- Network traffic ( Depends on area you live )
- Mobility ( Whether moving or Idle )
- Hardware used ( Some hardware isn’t capable of reaching high speeds )
- Interface to your testing hardware ( USB / PCI interface )
Tata Docomo 3G bandwidth via Speedtest.net :
Though their network is capable of HSPA+ bandwidth upto 21.6 Mbps the handhelds you use will always restrict it. Devices capable of delivering upto 3.6 Mbps and 7.2 Mbps are common in market now. This is what speedtest.net test from Maharashtra and Bangalore uncovered.
Tata Docomo 3G Speedtest.net test result on iPhone 4:
Tata Docomo 3G speed - direct download :
The direct download speeds was pretty impressive. It clocked speeds closer to 500 KB/s. But mind you any mobile broadband network can’t be judged based on a single test. It depends on location and various other factors.