‘Happy 2008’ is a new pre-paid pack launched by Tata Teleservices. The pack is a Rs. 299 starter pack for new pre-paid subscribers and comes with a validity of 2008 days (about five-and-a-half years) and a talk time of Rs 2. So, basically the subscriber is being charged for the validity and not for the talk time.
Calls between Tata numbers will be charged 39 paise a minute by day and 9 paise a minute by night whereas calls to other mobile subscribers will be charged 49 paise a minute. Calls to landline will be charged 99 paise a minute. There will be a daily rental of Re 1 to avail the above mentioned calling rates.
Happy 2008 subscribers also have a choice of three handsets — Huawei C2605 (priced Rs 699), ZTE 336 (Rs 1,199) and Huawei C2802 (Rs 1,199)