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    Customers in the city can now experience India’s best 3G network

    Platinum 3G will offer benefits like better indoor coverage, voice clarity and high-speed internet along with extended battery life

    Kolkata, April 9, 2015: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of Airtel Platinum 3G in Kolkata – the best 3G experience available in India. Airtel won the 900 MHz spectrum band in September 2013 and will be using it to launch the superior platinum 3G experience for customers in Kolkata to offer them greater speed and connectivity. Earlier last month, the company had announced India’s first 3G Platinum rollout starting with Mumbai.

    Commenting on the launch of Platinum 3G, Mr. Ravindra Singh Negi, CEO - West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel said, “With the launch of Platinum 3G, Airtel customers of Kolkata can browse the Internet 122% faster than any other 3G network, get 36% better indoor coverage and enjoy extended battery life. Additionally, users can stream videos 144 % faster than the existing speed. Customers need not to pay extra to avail this superior connectivity and can enjoy Platinum 3G at the existing 3G tariffs.”

    Airtel Platinum 3G is India’s best 3G network offering a variety of benefits. Till date, Airtel has over 40L subscribers in Kolkata and is the only network that works on the Platinum band and provides seamless connectivity, superior network quality and better indoor coverage to such a large customer base.

    As a brand, Airtel, remains committed to enriching the lives of millions, and invites customers in the city to enjoy the all new world class Platinum 3G experience.   

    About Bharti Airtel

    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 319 million customers across its operations at the end of February 2015. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com