Mumbai, March 12th, 2010: In a strategic move, South Mumbai’s popular shopping destinations – High Street Phoenix and Palladium now offer Wi-Fi services across all points at both malls. This service is being offered in partnership with Tata Communications Internet Services Ltd, India’s leading Wi-Fi service provider.
The service under the brand name of Tata Indicom Wi-Fi will be available from the 15th of March.
In order to avail of this facility and get internet access, specific Wi-Fi counters will be strategically placed throughout the mall, where the customer can buy an account. Alternatively, customers can also buy online. The service can also be availed by any of the Tata Indicom Broadband or Tata Indicom Extra customers with their existing account.
Mr. Alex Coutinho, Head Marketing, High Street Phoenix said, “The catchment district here houses many corporates and many busy professionals who visit High Street Phoenix and Palladium for their meetings or to get away from their work stations cabins as a respite to enable creativity and thinking.
In addition, we also have a lot of visiting families who appreciate access to the internet while on the go. We are pleased to have partnered with Tata Communications Internet Services Ltd. as our Wi-Fi service provider, as they are not only the largest but also the most secure. To us security of our customers is top priority”.
Mr. Mitesh Bharwada, Head-Products, Tata Communications Internet Services Limited said, “Tata Communications has been successfully offering Wi-Fi services across public locations like airports, hotels, cafes, education institutes, stadiums etc. Over the last few years and we are excited to bring our services to the visitors of High Street Phoenix and Palladium.
Ubiquitous high speed internet connectivity is a key requirement today. With Tata Indicom Wi-Fi, anybody can stay connected at 500 hotspots across India and now also at High Street Phoenix and Palladium. Moreover, the Wi-Fi account created by them can also be used for Global data roaming in over 160 countries in over 135,000 hotspots”
About High Street Phoenix
High Street Phoenix, India’s first consumption centre, covers 3.3 million square feet offering great retail and entertainment options. Leading national and international retail outlets feature in Skyzone (Ground and Level 1). The Courtyard is the hub for celebration and festivities and houses several much loved F&B outlets. In addition Big Bazaar is a magnet attracting thousands. The recent addition, Grand Galleria provides even more shopping options as well as the area’s first 2000 seat PVR mutiplex and a food court.
Designed to be one of Mumbai’s, first and finest luxury and premium retail destinations, Palladium located at High Street Phoenix, promoted by Atul Ruia, Managing Director, The Phoenix Mills Limited, India’s premier retail-led, real estate company, Palladium spans retail area of 300,000 sq feet across 5 floors.
Alongside is the upcoming 5 star business and leisure hotel, Shangri-La. Palladium features a 3- level glass domed atrium with the use of hand-laid Italian marble and onyx. The fluid use of space and light will enhance an indulgent and languorous shopping environment. With its classic, yet clean sweep of lines, it aims to maximize the impact of the large format store layout and expansive store frontage. The strategically placed object d’art will lend an ultra luxury appeal to create a refined sensibility.
The store addresses the consumers’ aspirations for super exclusive and coveted luxury brands. In addition to a range of brands, F & B offerings , designer wear, technology, accessories, spas , smart casuals , ethnic wear, fashion wear, home décor ,beauty , cosmetics and first time brands in India
About Tata Communications
Tata Communications is a leading global provider of a new world of communications. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.
The Tata Global Network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, with connectivity to more than 200 countries across 400 PoPs, and nearly 1 million square feet of data center and collocation space worldwide.
Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services, leadership in global international voice, and strategic investments in operators in South Africa (Neotel), Sri Lanka (Tata Communications Lanka Limited), Nepal (United Telecom Limited), and subject to approval by the Chinese government, China (China Enterprise Communications).
Tata Communications Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India and its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. (NYSE: TCL)
About Tata Communications Internet Services
Tata Communications is one of India’s leading Internet service providers, offering a complete range of retail Internet products and solutions for the home and small business users. Tata Communications, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tata Communications Internet Services Ltd., serves over 450,000 customers with a variety of services like Broadband, Wi-Fi, Dial Up and a bouquet of value added services like from entertainment-on-demand, interactive education, net telephony, PC security, website hosting and business mail.
Tata Communications has the largest hotspot footprint amongst Indian service providers with more than 500 hotspots in India and over 135,000 partner hotspots across the globe.