Airtel has launched their 3G services in Kolkatta. It will be available starting midnight on 4th August 2011. Other than the high-speed internet on the move, Airtel 3G also offers Mobile TV, International video calling, Video streaming and much more.
Press release below
Kolkata, 4 August 2011: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the availability of its 3G services in eastern India’s centre of business, commerce and finance —– Kolkata. With this, more than 3.6 million plus Airtel mobile customers across Kolkata will now be able to experience the Airtel 3G advantage and enjoy a host of innovative service capabilities including fast mobile internet access, Mobile TV, video calling, video streaming and social networking – at anytime, from anywhere. Airtel 3G services will be available for customers in Kolkata starting midnight on 4 August 2011. Airtel also offers high speed USB data cards that provide customers with 3G access on laptops.
Commenting on this much awaited launch, Mr. P.D. Sarma, CEO – West Bengal & Orissa, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel said, “Having successfully launched Airtel 3G services in 50 plus towns across India, we today have over 3 million customers enjoying the Airtel 3G advantage and are delighted to extend this incredible experience to our customers in Kolkata – the city of joy. Given the increasing propensity of customers in West Bengal towards using accessing more and more information through mobile internet, we are confident that 3G will emerge as a game changer that will redefine the way our customers access data services to stay closer to their passion for art, music and other forms of entertainment”.
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, 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.