MTS India, CDMA Mobile service operator with over 13 million wireless customers today created history with the launch of International Roaming services for its prepaid subscribers enabling them to roam across 433 GSM networks in 231 countries.
The company has also launched a dual mode SIM card which would work both on GSM handsets while abroad and on OMH CDMA handsets while in India.
With this announcement, MTS claims that it becomes the first telecom operator in the country to provide international data roaming facility for CDMA prepaid customers. MTS customers on international roaming would have access to GPRS services in 206 countries on 322 telecom networks. Additionally, MTS customers will be able to enjoy 3G / HSDPA Mobile Broadband services in 114 countries on 145 roaming networks.
Activation of International Roaming :
MTS customers availing international roaming services for the first time just need to walk into an MTS Branded Retail Outlet (BRO), submit the required documents including copy of a valid passport and request to activate the service on their mobile numbers and get their SIM card swapped to the International Roaming card.