Airtel launches 3G Services in Jammu & Kashmir – Srinagar

Airtel has launched its 3G services in Jammu and Kashmir starting with it’s capital, Srinagar. They launched their 3G services in Karnataka, this January and later launched it in other states like Delhi, Bihar, Hyderabad, West Bengal and UP West.

Customers could experience Airtel 3G at 8 Airtel 3G experience zones in Srinagar. Airtel 3G services would gradually be rolled out in other cities in Jammu & Kashmir in coming weeks.

Press release

Srinagar, June 9th 2011: India’s leading telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel yesterday commenced the rollout of Airtel 3G services in Jammu & Kashmir starting with the capital city of Srinagar. Powered by 160 sites in Srinagar alone, Airtel 3G services will gradually be launched across the state of Jammu & Kashmir in weeks to come. Aimed at empowering customers in Kashmir with the ability to get a first-hand experience of the exciting capabilities that Airtel 3G services can deliver (such as fast Airtel mobile internet access, Mobile TV, video calls, social networking on-the-go, video streaming and Multi- player gaming),- eight Airtel 3G experience zones have been positioned across all major locations in Srinagar. With this, customers in Kashmir will now be able to join 3 million plus Airtel customers across India, that are already enjoying a host of unique services that 3G enables.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shashi Arora, CEO – Upper North, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel said, “Having successfully launched Airtel 3G services in 50 plus towns across India, we today have over 3 million customers that are enjoying the Airtel internet on 3G advantage. As we extend the promise of Airtel 3G services to Srinagar, we invite our mobile customers in the beautiful valley of Kashmir to leverage the power of high speed internet and a host of innovative application capabilities on their mobile devices – anywhere, anytime. We believe that Airtel 3G will lead the data and internet revolution in Jammu & Kashmir, bringing our 2  million customers in the state closer to a new world of possibilities.”

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 customers can enjoy the benefits of 3G speeds on the device of their choice – be it their mobile handsets, laptops, dongles or tablets.

All these 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.

Earlier Sarang Kanade COO – Upper North, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel flagged off the 3G mobile experience van in Srinagar.

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

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