Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of its 3G service in the North Karnataka towns of Hubballi, Dharwad & Belagavi today.
This follows the successful 3G launches in Bengaluru, Mysore, Mangalore, Udupi, Manipal, Shimoga, Davanagere & Tumkur.
Airtel internet on 3G gives customers the power of higher speeds to enjoy multimedia services, high-speed mobile broadband and internet access with the ability to view videos on your mobile phone, make video calls, watch live TV, access high speed internet and enjoy live streaming at never before speeds.
Airtel’s 3G services will be on its speed HSPA network, usher in a new era of unique life enriching services in entertainment, utility, commerce and health – all now on the customer’s mobile phone.
Comparison between 2G and 3G
|Speed||10 kbps to 256 kbps||Up to 21 Mbps|
|EXPERIENCE||Voice plus basic
|APPLICATIONS||Digital Voice &
|Digital voice, Packet & Circuit Switched|
|Music download||1 min||6s|
|Email ppt||4 min||25s|
|Video clip viewing||2 min||12s|
|PPT viewing||4 min||24 s|
Keeping the focus on the user experience and relevant services, airtel’s 3G price plans are personalised and simple to understand:
1. PAYG VBC (Pay as you go): For all existing airtel 2G customers who want to experience the power of airtel internet on 3G for a short while, this tariff plan is the solution. The customer will pay the same prevailing data rates as on 2G service, but with the advantage of a faster mobile broadband.
2. Sachet Plans: The objective of these plans is to drive mass trial and adoption of 3G, and will serve as the natural upgrade path to higher rental plans. These plans will have validity of lesser than or equal to 10 days.
To know more or join airtel 3G services – customers can visit www.airtel.in/3g or call 12134 (tollfree) or SMS ‘3G’ to 121.For tariff details click here