[Original] Bharti Airtel, leading global telecommunication company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the availability of its 3G services in Andhra Pradesh’s famous temple cities — Tirupati, Nellore and Kadappa. Launched earlier across various key parts of the state (including Vizag, Vijayawada, Warangal, Guntur, Karimanagar, Rajahmundry and Kakinada), Airtel 3G services will now empower customers in Tirupati, Nellore and Kadappa with the ability to experience a host of exciting capabilities on their mobile phones — such as local, national and international video calling, Mobile TV and social networking — all at speeds never experienced before.
Extending the availability of Airtel 3G services to the state’s prominent religious destinations, Mr Murali Kittu, COO – Andhra Pradesh, Bharti Airtel said, “Having successfully launched Airtel 3G services in key parts of Andhra Pradesh, we are delighted to extend the exciting experience to our customers in the state’s famous temple cities of Tirupati, Nellore and Kadappa. We are confident that the availability of Airtel 3G across all parts of the state will deliver a seamless service experience for our customers in Andhra Pradesh – bringing them closer to an all new world of possibilities”.
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 – all at speeds never experienced before. 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.
Airtel 3G customers can enjoy the benefits of 3G speeds on the device of their choice – be it their mobile handsets, laptops or tablets. 3G services can be enjoyed seamlessly as Airtel provides its customers with timely updates and alerts on their data usage – helping them control their expenditure on 3G. 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.
Airtel 3G Tariff Plans
|Free Data||Validity||Data Browsing charges|
|Sachet||Rs.9||–||10 MB||1 day||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges of 30p/20KB will apply|
|Rs.60||–||65 MB||3 days|
|Rs.45||–||30 min||1 day||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges of Rs3/min will apply|
|Standard||Rs.99||Rs.100||100 MB||30 days||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges of 30p/20KB will apply|
|Rs.198||Rs.200||250 MB||30 days|
|Rs.450||Rs.450||600 MB||30 days|
|Rs.750||Rs.750||2 GB||30 days|
|FlexiShield||Rs.675||Rs.675||1.25 GB||After 1.25GB, VBC of 1p/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.25||–||0||30 days||15p/20KB|
|Pay as you go||0||0||0||–||30p/20KB|
|Video Call||5p/sec , valid on Local, STD & Roaming|
To know more or join Airtel 3G services – customers can visit http://www.airtel.in/Airtel3G/ or call 12134 (tollfree) or SMS ‘3G HELP’ to 121.