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    Bharti Airtel to Bring iPhone 3GS to India on March 26
     
    New Delhi, India, March 24, 2010 : Bharti Airtel, one of Asia’s leading integrated telecom service providers, today announced that it will launch iPhone 3GS in India on March 26, 2010.

    iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including improved speed and performance - up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G - with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. The groundbreaking App Store provides access to more than 150,000 applications from games to social networking to financial planning and health management, generating more than 3 billion downloads to date. iPhone is now available in over 80 countries around the world.

    “We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the eagerly-awaited iPhone 3GS to India. Combining the strength of the Airtel brand and network with the great user interface of iPhone 3GS, we are happy to bring to our customers an experience that will take mobile communications to a whole new level," said Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel.

    iPhone 3GS will be available from Rs. 35,500* for the 16GB model and Rs 41,500* for the 32GB model. Airtel iPhone 3GS customers will enjoy 500 MB of free data every month for a year from the date of their iPhone 3GS activation. To take advantage of this offer, customers should call 121. Additionally, iPhone 3G continues to be available in the 8GB version for Rs 29,500.*

    Airtel customers can purchase iPhone 3GS from Airtel authorized retail stores across India including select Airtel Relationship Centres. Airtel customers who wish to receive more information on iPhone 3GS can log on to http://www.airtel.in/iphone3gs

    Bharti Airtel iPhone 3GS Pricing:

    Details iPhone 3GS Plan
    Free Data per month (MB) 500 **
    iPhone 3G 8GB (Rs) 29,500*
    iPhone 3GS 16GB (Rs) 35,500*
    iPhone 3GS 32GB (Rs) 41,500*


    *The prices may vary in some States due to differential VAT.
    ** For a year from activation of iPhone 3GS connection.

    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, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In South Asia, the company had an aggregate of over 134 million customers as of end February 2010, including 124.6 million mobile customers in India. Bharti Airtel has been ranked among the six best performing technology companies in the world by BusinessWeek.

    Bharti Airtel is structured as four strategic business units - Mobile, Telemedia, Enterprise and Digital TV. The mobile business offers services in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 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 DTH services across India. All these services are provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel’s national high-speed optic fibre network currently spans over 118,337 Rkms across India. Airtel's international network infrastructure includes ownership of the i2i submarine cable system and consortium ownership in five global undersea cable systems, SEA-ME-WE 4, EIG, I-ME-WE, AAG and UNITY. For more information, visit
    www.airtel.in