After Karnataka, Chennai and Coimbatore (Tamilnadu) Jaipur (Rajasthan), Delhi and Mumbai; Bihar - Jharkhand is the 6th telecom circle to get Airtel 3G services.
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.
airtel also announced the national launch of a suite of video Interactive Voice Response (IVR) products, which will help even non-internet users to use video streaming to enjoy the power of 3G services on their mobile phones. With this, airtel 3G customers can now also make calls to video IVR to access various video products like live darshan, video talkies and video portal.
Mr. Raghunath Mandava, Operations Director – East, Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said, “Having won the trust of over 1.5 crore customers, airtel is the leading mobile services provider across Bihar and Jharkhand. Today, we are delighted to announce the availability of airtel 3G services in Patna. With this, our mobile customers in the state will experience the exciting internet world through their mobile devices – anywhere, anytime. We believe airtel 3G will lead the revolution of internet in Bihar, bringing our customers closer to an all new world of possibilities.”