After Karnataka, Chennai -Tamilnadu, Rajasthan, Delhi - NRC, Mumbai, Bihar – Jharkhand; Andhra Pradesh is the 7th telecom circle out of 13 to get Airtel 3G services. Presently Airtel has its 3G Mobile services in 21 cities across India.
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.The 3G local, STD and Roaming Video Call cost will be 5 paisa/sec (Rs.3/minute).
With launch of the service in the cyber city of Hyderabad, Hyderabadis can now join the 2-million 3G mobile customers in India that are already leveraging the Airtel 3G advantage to experience a host of exciting capabilities including Mobile TV, video calls, live streaming of videos and on the go social networking – all at speeds never experienced before.
Airtel today also announced the launch of High Definition (HD) gaming for its 3G customers. With 3G powered HD games such as NFS Shift Super, FIFA11 and EACricket10 - gaming lovers across Airtel’s network in India can enjoy a console-like experience on their mobile handsets. On the B2B front, Airtel announced that it now offers special programmes catering to the 3G needs of enterprise customers.
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Mr. Atul Bindal, President - Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel said, “We are humbled by the trust of over 16.5 million customers in Andhra Pradesh who have made us the market leader. In keeping with our commitment of bring the best to our customer, we today bring the Airtel 3G advantage to the tech savvy and youthful city of Hyderabad.
Over the next few weeks, we will be extending Airtel 3G services to other key locations such as Vizag and Vijawada. cities and towns of this state Our customers here can now join the 2 million 3G enabled customers in India.. We welcome you all to experience Airtel 3G services and join 2 million of our customers that are already enjoying this part of this all new world of possibilities.”