Aircel, one of the leading telecom providers in India, offers BlackBerry Internet Services aimed at individuals and small business firms, to address the need of having email, social networking and instant messaging services on the go. Aircel offers its blackberry internet services through three Blackberry phone models: BlackBerry Gemini 8520, BlackBerry Bold 9000 and BlackBerry Curve 8900.
Currently, Aircel has two plans made available for customers. BB Lite plan and BB Social plan. Both plans are available in Prepaid and postpaid schemes for Rs 299.
BB Lite plan
The BB Lite plan is intended for heavy email users. The plan gives you the facility to set up and access up to 10 email accounts and Instant messaging services. The BB Lite plan comes in monthly plan (Rs 299) and weekly plan (Rs 89).
To activate the monthly scheme of BB Lite, the activation keyword is ‘BBLITE’. To deactivate, type ‘STOP BBLITE’ to 121. The validity of the scheme is 30 days.
To activate the weekly scheme of BB Lite, send an SMS ‘BBLITEW’ to 121. To deactivate, type ‘STOP BBLITEW’ and send it to 121. The validity of the weekly scheme is 7 days.
BB Social plan
The BB Social plan is intended for those who use social networking sites more often. With this plan, you can easily access social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and also instant messaging.
To activate the monthly scheme of BB Social, send an SMS ‘BBSOCIO’ to 121. To deactivate, send ‘STOP BBSOCIO’ to 121.
To activate the weekly scheme of BB Social, send an SMS ‘BBSOCIOW’ to 121. To deactivate, send ‘STOP BBSOCIOW’ to 121.
Currently, Aircel offers the BlackBerry internet service in six cities: Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Orissa
What are the purchase options available from Aircel?
For large corporate and enterprises, Aircel offers Corporate Bulk Buying Scheme which enables them to equip their employees with BlackBerry services on Aircel. For Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Aircel provides the Advance Rental Scheme and for retail customers, easy finance schemes are being offered.
How can I create a BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) account?
You can create a BIS account from the handset itself or by visiting the website on your pc aircel.blackberry.com