India's largest Mobile Service operator Airtel today flags off its 3G Mobile and Data services in Chennai and Coimbatore city (Chennai Metro and Tamilnadu telecom circle). The telecos also said that it will launch the 3G services in more than 40 cities across all 13 circles by March 2011.
For convenience of prospective 3G Mobile and High Speed Data service users, there is no changes for Voice and SMS tariff and it will be charged as Airtel's 2G GSM Plan and customer can clubbed any 3G data plans as their needs and suitability.The 3G local, STD and Roaming Video Call cost will be 5 paisa/sec (Rs.3/minute).
The Airtel 3G Mobile Service was launched by Mr. Atul Bindal, President, Mobile Services- Bharti Airtel in the presence of Mr. Vineet Taneja Operations Director-South in an launch function held at Hotel ITC park Sheraton in Chennai.
Speaking on the launch of 3G services Mr. Atul Bindal said "Today, as we introduce the airtel 3G promise in 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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