Airtel brings 3G services to Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh – Tariff Updated

[Update – May, 2012] Airtel has revised its 3G Plans owing to competition in the market. You can check the complete details of the revised 3G Packs by Airtel on this page.

[Original] Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the availability of its 3G services in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. In the first phase of rollout in these states, Airtel has launched its 3G services in 12 major towns including Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Raipur, Dewas, Rau, Pithampur, Mandideep, Malanpur, Bhilai and Durg.

Airtel 3G will be introduced in 35 more towns across Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in weeks to come. With this, Airtel mobile customers across these states will now be able to experience the Airtel 3G advantage and enjoy a host of innovative service capabilities including fast mobile internet access, Mobile TV, video calling, video streaming and social networking – at anytime, from anywhere. Airtel also offers high speed USB data cards that provide customers with 3G access on laptops.

Airtel 3G Tariff Plans Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Pack Type
Maximum Service Charge
Prepaid Postpaid
Free Data Validity Bill Shied Value (Postpaid only) IN-Plan VBC
(For Prepaid-reset
on every
Recharge )**
(For Postpaid-reset
every bill cycle)
Sachet Rs.9 10 MB 1 day NA Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges(10p/10KB) will apply for Prepaid Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as 3p/10KB will apply for Postpaid
Rs 63 80 MB 3 days NA
Rs.44 30 mins 1 day NA Rs.3/min Rs.3/min
Standard Rs.102 Rs.100 100 MB 30 days Rs.750 Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges(10p/10KB) will apply for Prepaid Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as 3p/10KB will apply for Postpaid
Rs.203 Rs.200 250 MB 30 days Rs.1000
Rs.451 Rs.450 600 MB 30 days Rs.1500
Rs.750 Rs.750 2 GB 30 days Rs.4000
FlexiShield Rs.675 Rs.675 1.25 GB 30 days Rs.2000 After 1.25GB, VBC of 2p/100KB upto a max shield (amount) of Rs. 2000. Post hitting the shield value, enjoy free unlimited browsing at 20Kbps speed
Volume Based Charging Packs
3G Value Pack Rs.20 0 30 days 15p/20KB
Video Call 5p/sec, valid on Local, STD & Roaming

*Post reaching to Bill Value limit, data usage speed will be 20kbps with any charge during the validity period. This is promotional offer till 25.10.2011.
*Service charge applicable for postpaid customer over and above the bill. Applicable on “Airtel Internet” APN

steps to go 3G in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
First time users please follow the steps as given below to go 3G in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh:-
-Select network settings to “automatic” on your handset
-Choose “3G only mode” and wait for network registration.
-After registration and seeing 3G network on your handset, Select “Dual Mode” or “3G and 2G mode” to enjoy 3G.

Subsequently just keep your Network settings on “dual mode”.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajnish Kaul, Chief Operating Officer, Mobile Services, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Bharti Airtel Ltd said, “With the launch of Airtel 3G services for our 9.5 million mobile customers across Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, we are all set to empower these states with high speed capabilities that will bring them closer to an all new world of possibilities. With a commitment towards delivering an unmatched service and network experience, we look forward to delighting our 3G customers with a host of innovative capabilities including Mobile TV, video calls, video streaming and social networking on-the-go”.

Airtel customers in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh can now enjoy the next generation of mobile technology on their 3G compatible handsets, laptops or tablets. To know whether the handset is a 3G compatible handset, Airtel customers can SMS ‘3GHS’ to 121 from their mobiles.

Airtel 3G gives customers the ability to leverage a wide range of capabilities such as multimedia services, high speed mobile broadband, videos on phone, live TV, video calls and much more. Airtel 3G mobile customers in the country can even make international video calls and interact face-to-face with their loved ones and colleagues living abroad – instantly sharing experiences and information. Airtel 3G users also have access to Airtel’s 3G WAP portal titled ‘3G Zone’, which offer entertainment across a plethora of categories such as movies, music, comics and gaming and application store ‘Airtel App Central’ offering thousands of mobile applications.

Airtel 3G customers can enjoy the benefits of 3G speeds on the device of their choice – be it their mobile handsets, tablets and on laptops connecting using the Airtel high speed USB data cards. Airtel provides its customers with timely updates and alerts on their data usage – helping them control their expenditure on 3G and enjoy a seamless experience. The company has also introduced a first of its kind ‘Internet Usage Calculator’ available online to help customers analyse their current internet data usage and choose an Airtel 3G plan accordingly.

To know more or join Airtel 3G services – customers can visit or call 12134 (toll free) or SMS ‘3G HELP’ to 121.

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13 thoughts on “Airtel brings 3G services to Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh – Tariff Updated

  1. i am using airtel 3g free in bhopal hurreee i got a trick to use 3g surfing and downloading free 3g is now free g.

  2. hi…… i want to about the 3g plans on airtel which also support for usb 3g comptible data card so pls tell me the plans

  3. Hey…. As i have checked on my handset 3G is not activated in indore region. i know that to activate 3g we have to send an sms but, at least 3g network should be shown on handset…
    wht shuld i do now ?

    1. Well, the 3G signals by most companies are quite weak now. They are not like 2G signals. So wait for it to improve further in Indore or contact CC and tell them your area and othre details and ask for better Coverage.

  4. hey buddy … Actually i got the news that 3G service is launched in MP & CG but, official site of the airtel ( is not showing the update in the list where it shows the region. ?

  5. sir me janna chahta hu ki airtel 3g bhopal ke pas me villages me kam karega ya nahi jaldi bataye pls . 9713737069,9752782056

    1. Well normally 3g doesnot work in villages. Also plese mention name of your town to help you further.

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