Airtel extends its 3G services to Varanasi & Allahabad

[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] After a successful rollout in Lucknow & Kanpur, Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of Airtel 3G services in the holy city, Varanasi & city of sangam, Allahabad in UP East. The holy city, Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities in the world, with a continuous history dating back 3,000 to 5,000 years. Today, it retains much of the alure of the ancient world. The center of the Hindu world, Varanasi touts an unrivaled diversity and a unique sense that can be experience nowhere else. And the city if Allahabad is among the largest cities of UP and situated at the confluence of three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna and invisible Saraswati. The meeting point is known as Triveni or Sangam. Both the cities are especially sacred to Hindus.

Airtel 3G UP East Tariff Plan Details

Pack Type
Maximum Service Charge
Prepaid Postpaid
Free DataValidityData Browsing charges
SachetRs.910 MB1 dayPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges (30p/20KB) will apply
Rs 6465 MB3 days
Rs.4530 min1 dayRs 3/min
StandardRs.97Rs.100100 MB30 daysPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges (30p/20KB) will apply
Rs.198Rs.200250 MB30 days
Rs.450Rs.450600 MB30 days
Rs.750Rs.7502 GB30 days
FlexiShieldRs.675Rs.6751.25 GBAfter 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 PackRs.22030 days15p/20KB
Rs.20030 days15p/20KB
Pay as you go00030p/20KB
Video Call5p/sec, valid on Local, STD & Roaming

To check the 3G ISD video call rates, click here

Now, with this launch of the new technology, 3G, these city will now be able to leverage Airtel’s world class 3G network experience to enjoy high speed internet access and a host of exciting services like Mobile TV entertainment, video calls (National & International), live streaming of videos, HD gaming and on-the-go social networking.

With Airtel 3G services, customers can now access a wide array of capabilities at speeds never experienced before – thereby bringing them closer to all that they love. Airtel 3G will give it’s customers a faster, smarter and better mobile experience with internet access at speeds upto 21 Mbps on their finger tips. With the high speed HSPA (High Speed Download Packet Access) network, Airtel customers will get best quality experience with cutting edge technology, making it delightful and enjoyable.

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

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  1. We would like to inform you that we have converted our Airtel 2G sim to 3 G for availabling the facility and internet facility but we found that there is no speed of 3G as advertising or told by the Customners. Our sites are opening very slowly. It is presumed that the 3G is not functioning properly. Please confirm.

    It is also told by the customer care that we are providing the services through VODAFONE tie up hence you are getting the low speed.
    Please confirm what is the fate of 3 G .

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