Airtel launches 3G Services in Mumbai

After launching its 3G services in New Delhi recently , Airtel has launched it’s 3G services in Mumbai, the financial capital of India.

The tariffs are same as the Airtel 3G tariffs revealed before for Bangalore and Chennai. So readers from Mumbai , are you upgrading to Airtel 3G ?

find the press release below

airtel 3G service comes docking on the shores of Mumbai

•       Announces significant network investment to offer comprehensive 3G
coverage in aamchi Mumbai
•       Provides stock market and entertainment followers with multiple ways
of staying tuned to the latest – all through the mobile device
•       Brings along enhanced speed capabilities to empower Mumbaikars with
the ability to access data and a host of innovative applications –
anytime, anywhere

Mumbai, 8th March, 2011: India’s leading telecommunications company,
Bharti airtel today launched its 3G services in India’s financial and
entertainment capital – Mumbai. This empowers millions of the always
‘on-the-go’ Mumbaikars with multiple ways of staying tuned to latest
developments – using the ubiquitous mobile platform. When in traffic
at Mahim junction – airtel 3G services will allow customers to catch
the stock market action on Mobile TV, quickly access portfolio
management sites – or keep a tab on share prices through stock related
applications on airtel App Central. Similarly, even while catching the
local train – entertainment lovers in Mumbai will now be able to
leverage airtel 3G to access a host of exciting capabilities including
video talkies, fast music downloads and rapid social networking. With
airtel 3G services, customers can now access a wide array of
capabilities at never experienced before speeds – thereby bringing
them closer to all that they love. With the objective of delivering a
robust 3G experience for customers, airtel has made significant
network investments in Mumbai.

Commenting on the 3G launch in Mumbai, Atul Bindal, President – Mobile
Services, Bharti airtel said, “Mumbai is the commercial and
entertainment capital of India – and therefore at the leading edge of
driving a paradigm shift from voice to data services. With the highest
data penetration in India of over 20%, the city of Mumbai truly
represents the data revolution story that our country is currently
witnessing. As we bring the power of 3G to Mumbai today, we are
confident that this launch will add impetus to the expansion of data
services in India. Whether stuck in office, or on the move – all
Mumbaikars can now experience airtel 3G services and enjoy high speed
internet access and a host of other exciting services on their mobile

airtel 3G will allow customers to enjoy various other exciting service
offerings including video calls, high speed internet and video
capabilities on social networks. A wide range of LIVE and on-demand TV
channels as well as shows are also available on airtel 3G Mobile TV at
an affordable price of Rs. 40 for 20 minutes per week.

airtel customers in Mumbai can now go 3G and choose from airtel’s
easy-to-understand 3G tariff plans. Crafted to prevent ‘bill shock’,
airtel 3G plans are designed to help customers monitor their data
consumption with personalised usage limits and alerts. airtel 3G
customers can enjoy the benefits of 3G speeds on the device of their
choice – be it their mobile handsets, laptops or tablets.

Already launched in the cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore,
Mysore, Manipal, Udipi, Jaipur and Delhi NCR– airtel will launch its
3G services in all 13 3G-license circles by March 2011. Having
commenced the rollout of its 3G services a little over a month ago,
airtel has already achieved the milestone figure of half a million 3G
customers across India.

Author: Varun Krish

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