Bharti Airtel has launched its 3G services in the cities of Chennai and Coimbatore. Now, the company would offer services like video call, live streaming of video, high speed internet, mobile TV entertainment, go video on social networking etc in Chennai and Coimbatore through 3G technology. airtel users can avail the services through existing sim cards; and for laptop users airtel has also come up with 3G dongles.
Announcing this, Atul Bindal, president, mobile services, Bharti airtel, also welcomed airtel brand ambassador Karthi onto the airtel 3G platform as the first airtel 3G customer in Chennai.
To attract the customers, Airtel is offering different plans including PAYG VBC (Pay as you go), Sachet Plans, Standard Plans starting from Rs 101 for prepaid and Rs 100 for postpaid, and FlexiShield Plan -- which is a combination of free data usage and a low inbuilt VBC rate.
Besides, the company has also introduced an initiative to help customers manage their 3G data usage and prevent 'bill shock' – by offering proactive, personalised and timely data usage alerts to its customers. The company has also introduced a first of its kind 'internet usage calculator' that will help customers monitor and analyse their current internet data usage and choose an airtel 3G plan accordingly.
Speaking on the occasion, Bindal said, "Today, as we introduce the airtel 3G promise in namma Chennai and Coimbatore – we are delighted to bring the power of the mobile internet deeper south. A new era begins for Tamil Nadu's mobile phone users, with high-speed internet, better access to data services including mCommerce, social networking and mHealth in a robust ecosystem of affordable 3G-ready handsets and a range of applications at affordable prices. We are happy to give one more reason for all mobile users across Tamil Nadu to join India's network - airtel."
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