Kolkata - June 15, 2009 - Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), the latest entrant in the Indian mobile telephony space, today announced the launch of it’s fifth circle and has expanded the coverage of its service brand MTS to eleven districts of West Bengal. This foray marks the swift entry of MTS into 250 towns of the state, in addition to Kolkata where services were launched a month ago.
Speaking on the MTS’ expansion strategies, Mr. Vsevolod Rozanov, President and CEO of Sistema Shyam TeleServices, said, “We’ve witnessed phenomenal growth in the last six months, with service under MTS brand crossing the one million subscriber base mark and expanding its geographical presence to new circles in quick succession. The foray into new service areas of West Bengal is yet another milestone, reflective of the continued growth momentum of MTS brand in India’”.
“The widened coverage in West Bengal, within less than two months of operations in the state, gives us the confidence to build an extensive network and reach out to all the 18 districts of by the end of July. Our inaugural scheme of “Minute Millionaires” and the second lifetime offer received an overwhelming response in Kolkata. We intend to replicate this success in the new service areas with host of special offerings and tariff plans,” added Mr. Keshhav Tiwary, COO, West Bengal.