Bharti Airtel has launched 3G services in the National Capital
Region spanning Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida, on the back of its
network that numbers more than 1800 base stations. The Indian operator
has also announced a milestone of half a million 3G customers on its 3G
network, which launched at the end of January 2011 in 7 cities of
Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore, Manipal, Udipi and Jaipur.
India's leading telecommunications company - Bharti airtel - today
launched its Third Generation of Mobile services on the back of a
robust network powered by 1800 plus 3G sites in the National Capital
Region spanning Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida. This is, by far,
the strongest 3G network in the region by any mobile operator and will
ensure a seamless 3G experience for 76 Lakh airtel mobile customers in
the region. airtel also announced that it has achieved the milestone
figure of around Half a Million 3G customers across the country -
having launched a little over a month ago.
"As the undisputed leader in the Indian telecom industry, we are
truly driving the mobile data revolution in the country. Today, with
just over a month since our rollout began, our 3G network covers around
Half a Million customers, has 4500 sites and is available across 7
cities" said Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel. "We
are definitely witnessing the tipping point of non-voice and data
explosion in this country and will be bringing the airtel 3G advantage
pan-India soon as promised." he added.
airtel's Third Generation services are already in the 7 cities of
Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore, Manipal, Udipi and Jaipur and
will be available in all 13 3G-license circles by March 2011.
Customers can choose from airtel's easy-to-understand 3G tariff plans,
which have been crafted to prevent 'bill shock' and help customers
monitor their consumption of data with personalised data usage limits
and alerts. airtel 3G services can and enjoy the benefits of fast 3G
connectivity on the device of their choice - mobile handset, laptops or
airtel Live - which is India's largest WAP Portal with more than 1
million visitors and 10 million daily page views - has been revamped
with a richer look for airtel 3G customers. In this separate all-new
experience for 3G customers, customers can create a personal portal
containing their favorite RSS feeds, News categories, and email inboxes
with live updates from their Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and other
social network accounts. Navigation has been made more intuitive,
moving away from a single Landing Page access to a Tab-based approach
now. The revamped look is in-sync with the new airtel brand identity -
giving it a more vibrant and trendy look with higher resolution
graphics adding a richer and clearer feel.
airtel 3G will allow customers to enjoy a variety of exciting service
offerings including Mobile TV, Video Calls, high-speed internet and
Video capabilities on social networks. Enabling fast internet access
on-the-go, airtel 3G dongles are also now available for laptop users. A
wide range of LIVE and on-demand TV channels as well as shows are now
available on airtel 3G Mobile TV at an affordable price of Rs. 40 for
20 minutes per week. To subscribe, customers can use their mobile
phones to visit the '3G Zone' on airtel LIVE, select Mobile TV, simply
download and install the application, select their favourite TV content
- and start viewing.
For further information, or to join airtel 3G services, customers can visit www.airtel.in/Airtel3G/or call 12134 (tollfree) or SMS '3G' to 121.
About Bharti Airtel Limited: Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading
global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries
across Asia and Africa. The company offers mobile voice & data
services, fixed line, high speed broadband, IPTV, DTH, turnkey telecom
solutions for enterprises and national & international long
distance services to carriers. Bharti airtel has been ranked among the
six best performing technology companies in the world by BusinessWeek.
Bharti airtel had over 211 million customers across its operations at
the end of January 2011. To know more visit www.airtel.in