Exclusive: Airtel Launches Unlimited BlackBerry 3G Data Plan For Rs.299

In an attempt to boost the Blackberry services, Bharti Airtel India’s largest GSM mobile service operator today announced the launch of 3G – HSPA Speed up-gradation plan for its existing Postpaid Unlimited BlackBerry Service customers for Rs.299 per month.

Before you jump with joy, let me clarify it, The new plan is ‘Add-on Plan’ or just speed Up-gradation plan for unlimited data usage from 2G to 3G. It is applicable only for existing airtel postpaid Blackberry service subscribers and available on BlackBerry smartphones with airtel Postpaid connections.

With Airtel’s new Add-On 3G BlackBerry Plan-299, Postpaid BlackBerry subscribers on Rs.599 plan (retail users), Rs.399 plan (Business users) and also BlackBerry Enterprise & Retail users ( Rs.899 plan) can upgrade their 2G data usage speed to 3G – HSPA+ speed by paying extra Rs.299 per month. Wherein subscriber get 3G speed “on device” for Unlimited usage for BB service subscribers + “off-device” data usage at 3G speeds free upto 1GB per month.

So if you are on Postpaid Unlimited BlackBerry Plan -599 and want to upgrade or enjoy data speed from 2G to 3G – HSPA+, than you need to pay Rs.299 extra, like total cost will be Rs.898 (Rs.599+Rs.299).

Airtel BlackBerry 3G Plan
Plan Name Monthly Add-On Rental Benefits
BlackBerry 3G Plan Rs.299 3G speed on BlackBerry device for unlimited usage for existing BB service subscribers + off-device data usage at 3G speeds free upto 1GB
Terms & Conditions (3G Plan) •  Above Add-on Plan available only for postpaid customers
• Regular BlackBerry plan activation mandatory
Available to customers on Rs 599 plan (retail users), Rs 399 plan (Business users) and also BlackBerry Enterprise & Retail users ( Rs 899 plan)
• Off-device usage data service at 3G/HSPA speeds upto 1GB free per month. Post 1GB charges at 2p/10kb
• Unlimited Internet browsing-access on the device available at 3G speeds
• Bill capping of  Rs.1000 applicable on each plan

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Dhruvil Shah
March 31, 2013 11:24 am 11:24 AM

How to activate 3G service in airtel blackberry 399 bundle ???? any idea ??? i mean i want to know which key word write in SMS to start 3G service Tower In airtel Blackberry service… ??

April 20, 2012 1:20 pm 1:20 PM
why is so much confusion for the blackberry i dont know… i m using blackberry storm 1 9520. and one more thing i dont understand about the off drive usage..if u are providing unlimited then it should be unlimited .not like unlimited in the device and limited in the off drive.. this is purely cheating.. and violation of trai guidelines and as well as wrong usage of the word unlimited as blackberry is not so much popular in India .the operators should give low cost data plan like other smart phone data plan.to attract more and more customer.. if u… Read more »
April 20, 2012 12:23 pm 12:23 PM

Company is not interested in following the guide line of TRAI. But i think Telecom Talk should follow them.

The title should be “Airtel Launches Unlimited BlackBerry 3G Data sub Add-on Plan For Rs. 299”