airtel launched its Third Generation of Mobile services in the National Capital Region spanning Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida, which will benefit more than 76 Lakh airtel mobile customers in this region. airtel claims to have around Half a Million 3G customers across the country within a month after its launch.
airtel’s 3G services are already in the 7 cities – Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore, Manipal, Udupi and Jaipur. Airtel 3G will be available in all its 13 3G-license circles by March 2011.
Customers can choose from various 3G tariff plans and enjoy the benefits of fast 3G connectivity on the device of their choice – mobile handset, laptops or tablets.
airtel Live has been revamped with a richer look for airtel 3G customers. airtel Live is India’s largest WAP Portal with more than 1 million visitors and 10 million daily page views. 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.
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.[advt]
Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said:
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. 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.