Airtel presents industry first – new ‘true and rich’ broadband experience • Offers 1 Mbps speed at Rs. 1699 - only Rs. 100 more than current 512 Kbps
• Presents 512 Kbps at Rs. 1099 – only Rs. 200 more than current 256 Kbps
• Introduces exciting free VAS bundle worth upto Rs. 500 every month - Unlimited gaming on Games on Demand, Anti-Virus software PC Secure, Airtel Speed on Demand and Online Desktop
New Delhi, July 28, 2009: Bharti Airtel, Asia’s leading integrated telecom services provider, today announced an industry-first for broadband – the new ‘true & rich’ broadband experience by offering 1 Mbps speed at Rs. 1699 and 512 Kbps speed at Rs. 1099 as well as exciting additional free VAS bundles worth upto Rs. 500 every month. The free VAS bundle includes services like Unlimited gaming on Games on Demand, Anti-Virus software PC Secure, Airtel Speed on Demand and Online Desktop. This offers Airtel broadband customers across the country greater access to ‘true and rich’ broadband – for example customers currently experiencing 512 Kbps can double their broadband speed to 1 Mbps by paying an additional Rs. 100 only.
Speaking on the occasion, K Srinivas, Joint President-Telemedia Services, Bharti Airtel said, “It is with pride that we introduce another first in the industry –offering more customers access to a true and rich broadband experience at an affordable price. Today, customers want a reliable broadband experience that meets their unique individual needs – and Airtel’s broadband plans deliver that. With this latest announcement, Airtel also adds to its rich broadband service portfolio that now includes high-speed and reliable wired broadband at 16 Mbps and cutting-edge products like the low-cost online computer - Net PC. ”
Airtel broadband customers can avail of these two new plans:
Freedom 1699 for 1 Mbps
@ Rs. 1699 per month, experience 1 Mbps broadband speed with additional free VAS worth Rs. 500 every month - Unlimited gaming on Games on Demand, Anti-Virus software PC Secure, Airtel Speed on Demand and Online Desktop
Swift 1099 for 512 Kbps
@Rs.1099 per month, experience 512 Kbps broadband speed with Free Call Value worth Rs. 100 per month
For further details, customers can visit www.airtel.in/experience, call at 1800 103 0121 or SMS ‘www’ to 53636.
Airtel provides broadband (DSL) and telephone services (fixed line) in 95 cities and had 2,827,881 customers as on June 31, 2009 of which 40.3% were subscribing to broadband/ internet services.
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 and an aggregate of over 105.20 million customers as of end of June 2009, consisting of 102.37 million mobile 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 104,540 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