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    Airtel digitial TV replaces Worldspace radio channels
    -Offers 10 All India Radio channels to customers -
     
    New Delhi, 31 December, 2009 : Airtel digital TV - the DTH service from Bharti Airtel – today announced that it would be replacing the 10 Worldspace Satellite Radio channels on its DTH platform with 10 All India Radio Channels effective January 1, 2010. This replacement would be automatic and at no additional cost for all subscriber of the Music Plus Top Up and for those who were receiving the Worldspace channels as part of their subscription pack. 

    Airtel digital TV customers would now be able to enjoy listening to the following 10 All India Radio channels - FM Gold, FM Rainbow, AIR Punjabi, FM Rainbow-Bangalore, AIR Tamil, AIR Ragam, AIR Telugu, AIR Bengali, AIR Gujarati and AIR Urdu. 

    Aimed at offering Airtel digital TV customers an uninterrupted radio-listening experience, a communication on this initiative is also being sent to customers today. 

    About Bharti Airtel Limited: Bharti Airtel Limited, a group company of Bharti Enterprises, is among Asia’s leading integrated telecom services providers with operations in India and Sri Lanka. The company has an aggregate of over 118 million customers as of end November 2009, including 116.01 million mobile customers. Bharti Airtel has been ranked among the six best performing technology companies in the world by Business Week. 

    Bharti Airtel is structured as four strategic business units - Mobile, Telemedia, Enterprise and Digital TV. The mobile business offers services in India and Sri Lanka. The Telemedia business provides broadband, IPTV and telephone services in 95 Indian cities. The Enterprise business provides end-to-end telecom solutions to corporate customers and national and international long distance services to carriers. The Digital TV business provides Direct-to-Home TV services across India. All these services are provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel’s national high-speed optic fibre network currently spans over 113,326 Rkms covering all the major cities in India. The company has two international landing stations in Chennai and Mumbai, that connect two submarine cable systems - i2i to Singapore and SEA-ME-WE-4 to Europe. For more information, visit 
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