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    Airtel launches cloud computing service on broadband -Offers Net PC - low cost online computer at Rs. 7999-
    A next-generation computer that never goes  obsolete and never crashes
    10 GB data storage space from Nivio, original and latest software from Microsoft with every Net PC
    Ready-to-use online computer complete with 15” LCD monitor, Keyboard, Mouse and Nivio Companion
    Available at Airtel Stores and NEXT Electronic Stores in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida 
    New Delhi, May 22, 2009: Bharti Airtel, Asia’s leading integrated telecom service provider, today announced its entry into the cloud computing space with the launch of Airtel Net PC – a low-cost online computer for its broadband customers. The Airtel Net PC is a ready-to-use computer - inclusive of a 15 inch LCD monitor, keyboard, mouse and Nivio companion – offering just about everything a PC does at a fraction of the cost. It is available at only Rs. 7999 exclusively for Airtel broadband customers in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida.
    Speaking on the occasion, Mr. K. Srinivas, Joint President -Telemedia  Services, Bharti Airtel said, “Airtel’s entry into the space of cloud  computing, with the launch of the NetPC, is part of our strategic intent to  remain focused on enhancing the broadband experience for our customers by  offering innovative and collaborative products. This comes close on the heels  of our other innovations that include the recent launch of Airtel Online  Desktop and the pioneering of 16 Mbps high-speed broadband in the country.”

    “With the Airtel Net PC, we bring a computing product for our broadband customers that is low-cost, secure and on-demand – a timely offer that will help them control costs and increase productivity” he added.

    The Airtel Net PC – powered by Nivio and Microsoft - brings many advantages:
    Provides a friendly Operating System with the Windows-based Online Desktop
    10 GB space to store documents, photos, presentations at a central location
    100% data security assures no loss of data or computer crash
    Regular original software upgrades resolves the fear of obsoletism and escalating cost
    Airtel broadband customers can purchase the Airtel Net PC by choosing from 3 entry packs –
    1,  Home Pack – which  at Rs. 699 per month gives an Airtel broadband connection at 256 Kbps speed with  3 GB Data Transfer PLUS an Online Desktop service with 10 GB storage and MS  Office standard
    2, Professional Pack –  which at Rs. 899 per month gives an Airtel broadband connection at 256 Kbps  speed with 3 GB Data Transfer PLUS an Online Desktop service with 10 GB storage  and MS Office standard with Admin rights
    3, Business Pack – which  at Rs. 1199 per month gives an Airtel broadband connection at 256 Kbps speed with  3 GB Data Transfer PLUS an Online Desktop service with 10 GB storage and MS  Office premium with Admin rights

    The Airtel Net PC is available  for Airtel broadband customers in Delhi,  Gurgaon and Noida at Airtel Stores and NEXT Electronic Stores. For further  details, call 1800 103 0121 or SMS ‘NETPC’ to 53636 or visit us at www.airtel.in/netpc

    About Bharti Airtel Limited:

    Bharti Airtel Limited, a group company of Bharti Enterprises, is Asia’s leading integrated telecom services provider with operations in India and Sri Lanka, with an aggregate of 100 million customers. Bharti Airtel Limited has been voted as India's most innovative company, in a survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal.

    Bharti Airtel is structured into three strategic  business units - Mobile services, Telemedia services and Enterprise services. The mobile business  offers services in India and  Sri Lanka.  The Telemedia business provides broadband and telephone services in 95 cities,  DTH services and has recently forayed into the IPTV services. The Enterprise business  provides end-to-end telecom solutions to corporate customers and national and  international long distance services to carriers. All these services are  provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel’s high-speed optic fibre network  currently spans over 101,337 Rkms covering all the major cities in the country.  The company has two international landing stations in Chennai that connects two  submarine cable systems - i2i to Singapore  and SEA-ME-WE-4 to Europe. For more  information, visit: www.airtel.in