Airtel launches 3G Services in Maharashtra & Goa – 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 today announced the availability of its 3G services in Maharashtra and Goa. With this, Airtel customers in Maharashtra and Goa will now be able to now join the 3-million-strong base of customers in India that are already leveraging the world class Airtel 3G experience to enjoy a host of exciting capabilities including Mobile TV, video calls, live streaming of videos and social networking on the go – all at speeds never experienced before. Airtel also offers high speed USB data cards that provide customers with 3G access on laptops.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Ramesh Menon, CEO – Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel said, “With the launch of Airtel 3G services for our 1.15 crore plus mobile customers across Maharashtra and Goa, 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 3G Tariffs Maharashtra & Goa

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.7 7 MB 1 day NA Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as 2G charges (10p/10KB) will apply for Prepaid
Rs 61 80 MB 3 days NA
Rs.38 30 min 1 day NA Rs.3/min
Standard Rs.101 Rs.100 100 MB 30 days Rs.750 Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as 2G charges (10p/10KB) will apply for Prepaid Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges at 3p/10 KB will apply for Postpaid
Rs.202 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, validity 30 days.
Volume Based Charging Packs
3G Value Pack Rs.18 Rs.20 15p/
20 KB
21 days prepaid,
30 days postpaid
15p/20KB 15p/20KB
Pay as you go 0 0 0 Rs.1000 10p/10KB 10p/10KB
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

Delivering a seamless experience to customers, Airtel 3G services are now available across all major parts in the region including Pune, Nashik city, Nagpur city & Goa state.

The launch of Airtel 3G gives customers the power to enjoy multimedia services, high speed mobile broadband, videos on phone, live TV, video calls and much more. Airtel 3G mobile customers in the country will now be able to leverage Airtel internet on 3G to make international video calls and interact face-to-face with their loved ones and colleagues living abroad – instantly sharing experiences and information. With Video Talkies portal on Airtel 3G, customers can enjoy popular Bollywood and regional movies on their mobile phones – anytime, anywhere. A wide range of LIVE and on-demand TV channels as well as shows are also available on Mobile TV powered by Airtel 3G.

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’ to 121 to GO 3G now!

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