Airtel 3G Services Now In Kolkata

Bharti Airtel announced the launch of 3G Mobile and Data services in Kolkata telecom circle. Airtel 3G services will be available in Kolkata starting midnight on 4th August 2011.

Delivering the High Speed 3G Mobile Broadband and Video Calling experience to customers in Kolkata circle , Airtel 3G services are now available across key locations in the city.

By Midnight – 4th August 2011 , Airtel customers in Kolkata – the city of joy. will now be able to join the 3-million-strong base of customers in India that are already leveraging the Airtel 3G advantage to experience a host of exciting capabilities.

To activate the 3G service on Airtel subscribers need to send a SMS 3G to 121. After sending the SMS the confirmation SMS will come and 2G Data Plan will be de-activated. After the confirmation by subscriber 3G Data Plan “Pay As You Go” will be activated and all data access will be charged at 30p / 20kb.

To know more or join Airtel 3G services – customers can visit http://www.airtel.in/Airtel3G/ call 12134 (tollfree) or SMS ‘3G HELP’ to 121

Airtel is the 6th operator in the city to offer 3G services, after BSNL, Reliance, Aircel, Vodafone and Idea. Both Airtel and Idea 3G services are offered over Vodafone’s 3G network. Expect Tata Docomo soon to join the 3G gang of the city via Aircel network.

 

 

 

 

 

This Article Was Written By: Sanjay Bafna

Sanjay Bafna - National Editor (Telecom and Mobile Phone)

Sanjay Bafna is an entrepreneur and National Editor at TelecomTALK covering Mobile Operators, 3G, Broadband, 4G, LTE, Telecom Policies & Regulations and Mobile Phones. He is well known Telecom and Mobile Analyst, Love Tea and Chocolates.

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  • Anirban Mukherjrr November 27, 2012 12:23 pm, 12:23 PM

    in Kolkata Airtel 3G launchrd with the network of Vodafone 3G network. So please launch Own Airtel 3G network in Kolkata.

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  • Gaurav Saha August 19, 2012 1:32 pm, 1:32 PM

    Plz launch 3G service at BASIRHAT. North 24 pargana, pin code-743411. West bengal. India. We r waiting for airtel 3G

    Reply
  • Raghu September 24, 2011 11:53 pm, 11:53 PM

    @Zeeshan
    But Reliance GSM has lot of problem in network they are not willing to improve at all i can say as far atleast AP is concerned

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  • Jit September 24, 2011 8:08 pm, 8:08 PM

    Why airtel is not launching 3g services in ROB circle?

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  • Zeeshan August 6, 2011 4:27 pm, 4:27 PM

    Reliance is providing free unlimited local/STD calls on its network. In that case some minute problems of congestion may occur. But Reliance should be appreciated for its unlimited pan India free calling services. @Ravi

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  • Vivek August 5, 2011 9:02 pm, 9:02 PM

    Today i have seen 3G signal on my Airtel Haryana number here in panipat city..the internet speed was mind blowing..and 3G/3.5 was getting displayed..!!

    Reply
  • Ravi August 5, 2011 11:31 am, 11:31 AM

    After a good service frm last 6-7 mnths Relince gsm(kolkata) again back to its old path(network prblm).

    Reply
  • Swarnava August 5, 2011 11:29 am, 11:29 AM

    Airtel & Idea using vodafone’s 3g network. But the question is when they will have coverage in whole bengal?

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  • Vineet August 5, 2011 8:16 am, 8:16 AM

    @saswat
    after mnp reliance has improved leaps and bounds in bihar circle also.gprs speed is great here.

    Reply
  • amar August 5, 2011 12:31 am, 12:31 AM

    Deb :

    Mehboob :
    Is Airtel have spectrum in Kolkata circle?

    As I know airtel don’t have 3G Spectrum kolkata circle.
    Telecomtalk team kindly clarify me to this regards.

    Airtel is using vodafone’s 3G network

    Reply
  • saswat August 4, 2011 11:54 pm, 11:54 PM

    reliance provides superior 3G services in orissa and also in kolkata………
    really great even on 2G also..>>
    go reliance go!!

    Reply
  • Samir August 4, 2011 11:49 pm, 11:49 PM

    ri8 but airtel will give 3g by vodafone network.

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  • Samir August 4, 2011 11:48 pm, 11:48 PM

    ri8 but airtel will give 3g by vodafone network

    Reply
  • Samir August 4, 2011 11:32 pm, 11:32 PM

    @Deb

    ya you r ri8 but airtel will give 3g by vodafone network

    Reply
  • rohan August 4, 2011 11:04 pm, 11:04 PM

    Deb :

    Mehboob :
    Is Airtel have spectrum in Kolkata circle?

    As I know airtel don’t have 3G Spectrum kolkata circle.
    Telecomtalk team kindly clarify me to this regards.

    Airtel is sharing vodafone 3G network. Just like idea.

    Reply
  • Kaushik Maitra August 4, 2011 10:55 pm, 10:55 PM

    vodafone n aircel provide the worst 3g network in Calcutta..

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  • Deb August 4, 2011 10:24 pm, 10:24 PM

    Mehboob :
    Is Airtel have spectrum in Kolkata circle?

    As I know airtel don’t have 3G Spectrum kolkata circle.

    Telecomtalk team kindly clarify me to this regards.

    Reply
  • Ishan August 4, 2011 10:19 pm, 10:19 PM

    Mehboob :
    Is Airtel have spectrum in Kolkata circle?

    They don’t have.
    @Mehboob

    Reply
  • Sukhen August 4, 2011 10:08 pm, 10:08 PM

    BSNL is best in 3G , tariff and coverage wise.

    Reply
  • Sukhen August 4, 2011 10:04 pm, 10:04 PM

    BNLS is best in 3G , tariff and coverage wise.

    Reply
  • Anubhav August 4, 2011 9:29 pm, 9:29 PM

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  • som August 4, 2011 9:17 pm, 9:17 PM

    airtel already charging 30p/20k;so whats new?

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  • anubhav August 4, 2011 9:00 pm, 9:00 PM

    yes airtel have changed from 30p/20kb to 10p/10kb and for postpaid its 3p/10kb post usage of a data pack….

    Reply
  • Roy August 4, 2011 8:39 pm, 8:39 PM

    @sameer
    where did you find this news?

    Reply
  • sameer August 4, 2011 7:49 pm, 7:49 PM

    NOW AIRTEL ALSO CHANGE DEFAULT TARIFF AT 10P/10KB

    Reply
  • Mehboob August 4, 2011 7:41 pm, 7:41 PM

    Is Airtel have spectrum in Kolkata circle?

    Reply

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