Airtel has launched 3G services in Kerala. Airtel 3G services are now available across key cities including Kochi, Trivandrum and Calicut and will be rolled out in other in other major parts of the state in phased manner. The Airtel 3G services will be available in Kerala starting midnight on 27th July 2011.
Airtel Customers can enjoy popular Bollywood and regional movies including Malayalam with Video Talkies portal. Other than the high speed internet on the move and Video Talkies, Airtel 3G also offers Mobile TV, International video calling and much more.
Press release below
Kochi, 27th July, 2011: Bharti Airtel, leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the availability of its 3G services in Kerala. Delivering a world-class 3G experience to customers in Kerala, Airtel 3G services are now available across key cities including Kochi, Trivandrum and Calicut in the first phase of rollout – and will subsequently be rolled out in other major parts of the state. With this, Airtel customers in Kerala will now be able to join the 3-million-strong base of customers in India that are already leveraging the Airtel 3G advantage to experience a host of exciting capabilities. Airtel 3G services will be available for customers in Kerala starting midnight on 27th July 2011.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajiv Rajgopal, CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel said, “With the highest Human Development Index and literacy rate in India, Kerala is indeed well poised to represent the strong growth and development being observed by our country today. Following the deep penetration of voice telephony across urban and rural India, the introduction of 3G services in the country marks the next wave of telecom revolution , one that will offer a world class data services experience on the mobile device. Today, we are truly excited to bring the Airtel 3G promise for our customers in Kerala. We believe that Airtel 3G will lead the data and internet revolution in Kerala, bringing our customers in this part of the state 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. With Video Talkies portal on Airtel 3G, customers can enjoy popular Bollywood and regional movies (including Malayalam) on their mobile phones – anytime, anywhere. A wide range of LIVE and on-demand TV channels and 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 www.airtel.in/Airtel3G/ or call 12134 (toll free) or SMS ‘3G HELP’ to 121.