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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 2011/03/02 - Bharti airtel, India’s leading telecommunications company, today commenced the North India launch of airtel 3G services starting with the heritage city of Jaipur.
• Reinforces focus on providing vernacular content for customers by announcing availability of India's favourite channels on airtel 3G Mobile TV.
• Invites customers in Rajasthan to experience airtel 3G and access various innovative services including video calls, high speed internet and live streaming of videos.
Mr. Atul Bindal, President - Mobile Services, Bharti airtel announced this by making the first airtel 3G call in the state to HRH Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur. Following this, airtel 3G services will be rolled out across all major cities in Rajasthan in weeks to come. Today, airtel also welcomed the new era of Mobile TV in India by bringing popular vernacular television channels and shows onto the mobile platform via airtel 3G services.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Atul Bindal, President - Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said, "Having successfully launched airtel 3G services in six cities, we are delighted to bring this state of the art experience for our customers in aapno Jaipur with exciting Hindi and regional Mobile TV content. This is yet another step by airtel towards its commitment of offering products and services relevant to our 150 million plus customers across the country. Powered by 3G, the airtel mobile TV service allows customers to be on the go and yet enjoy their favourite television shows on channels like Star Plus, SAB TV and Sony TV. Bringing alive the experience of high speed TV viewing on the mobile platform and a host of other innovative services - we welcome all mobile customers across Rajasthan to experience the airtel 3G advantage."
A wide range of LIVE and on-demand TV channels as well as shows are now available on airtel 3G Mobile TV at an affordable price of Rs. 40 for 20 minutes per week. To subscribe - customers can use their mobile phones to visit the '3G Zone' on airtel LIVE, select Mobile TV, simply download and install the application, select their favourite TV content - and start viewing..
Apart from Mobile TV, airtel 3G will allow customers to enjoy various other exciting service offerings including video calls, high speed internet and video capabilities on social networks. Enabling fast internet access on-the-go, airtel 3G dongles are also now available for laptop users.
To know more or join airtel 3G services - customers can visit airtelin/airtel-3G/, call 12134 (tollfree) or SMS '3G HELP' to 121.
About Bharti Airtel Limited
Bharti Airtel Limited (airtel.in) is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa. The company offers mobile voice & data services, fixed line, high speed broadband, IPTV, DTH, turnkey telecom solutions for enterprises and national & international long distance services to carriers. Bharti airtel has been ranked among the six best performing technology companies in the world by BusinessWeek. Bharti airtel had over 211 million customers across its operations at the end of January 2011.