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Top Telcos to offer nano SIM card in Mumbai before iPhone 5 launch
TT Correspondent |  |  18 Oct 2012

Top telecom operators, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and MTNL Mumbai will be offering nano SIM cards to the customers in the Mumbai circle, ahead of iPhone 5 launch.

Nano SIM card which is currently being used exclusively in the Apple iPhone 5 measuring 12.3 x 8.8 mm, is about 30 percent smaller than the micro SIM. The thickness of the card has also been reduced by about 15 percent.

MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd), confirms that nano SIM cards for its customers are ready and will be available in next couple of days across all Customer Service Centers across Mumbai for “simex” i.e. SIM for exchange basis. One can get their old SIM replaced with this new nano SIM.

Vodafone India confirms that nano SIM is available across all Vodafone circles for SIM exchange. There is no premium cost and Vodafone nano SIM is available at the same cost of the normal SIM.

Bharti Airtel also confirms that Nano SIM cards are ready and will be available commercially anytime soon across all circles.

The nano SIM offers device manufacturers the crucial advantage of freeing up extra space for other mobile phone nano SIM the smallest SIM form factor on the market components such as additional memory or larger batteries.

Source: http://telecomtalk.info/

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