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    airtel announces all new affordable tariffs for 3G customers
    Launches India’s first ever additional data usage Smartbytes packs for 3G postpaid mobile customers on airtel
     
    New Delhi, May 17, 2012: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of all new range of affordable and easy to understand tariff plans for its 3G services. Airtel has also introduced Smartbytes additional data usage packs for its postpaid Airtel mobile customers on 3G – thus becoming the first in the market to offer customers with the choice of subscribing to incremental 3G data usage packs. With Airtel 3G Smartbytes, postpaid mobile customers will now be able to continue enjoying uninterrupted access to high speed browsing on their mobile devices even after exhausting their monthly data limits. The Smartbytes additional data usage packs are available in a range of predetermined price options that allow Airtel 3G customers to choose a plan that suits their needs, while avoiding any billshocks.
     
    With the partnership announced today, no-frills savings account of Axis Bank will be opened for customers on the airtel money platform called ‘airtel money Super Account powered by Axis Bank’ offering customers banking transactions including cash deposit, money transfer and withdrawal. These accounts will provide convenient, safe and secure savings avenue to Financial Inclusion customers’ paying them savings account interest and also enabling them to make remittances. To begin with, savings and remittance solutions will be provided in the top four remittance corridors involving Delhi and Mumbai on the sending side and Bihar and East UP on the receiving side. Thereafter these services may be extended to other remittance corridors in the country. Gradually other banking products and services like micro Recurring Deposits, micro Fixed Deposits, small loans and micro-insurance products will also be provided through this platform.
     
    New airtel 3G packs and prices
     
    Prepaid
    MRP (Rs) Quota Validity
    45 150 MB 7 Days
    100 300 MB 30 Days
    250 1 GB 30 Days
    450 2 GB 30 Days
    1500 10 GB 30 Days
     
    Postpaid
    MRP (Rs) Quota Validity
    100 300 MB 30 Days
    250 1 GB 30 Days
    450 2 GB 30 Days
    1500 10 GB 30 Days
    3G "snacking' proposition now available for more and more customers to experience 3G for as little as Rs 10 – this will allow 30 minutes of usage over a 1 day validity
    Volume based browsing rate on 3G down from 10p/10kb to 3p/10Kb. This will be applicable for 3G non-pack users with effect from 17th May 2012
    The new Airtel 3G packs are now available for both pre-paid and post-paid customers across circles using phones as well as dongles
       
     
    Smartbytes additional data usage packs for postpaid Airtel mobile customers on 3G
     
    MRP (Rs) Pack benefit (Mb)
    80 200
    175 500
    300 1024
     
    With all new price plans and the launch of ‘Smartbytes’ for 3G, Airtel continues to focus on offering customers a gamut of options (across 2G, 3G, DSL and now 4G) towards accelerating and driving the adoption of data services in India.
     
    About Bharti airtel Limited
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading integrated telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 5 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G services, fixed line, high speed broadband through DSL, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G mobi le services. Bharti Airtel had over 253 million customers across its operations at the end of April 2012 . To know more please visit, www.airtel.in