Bharti airtel, India’s leading telecommunications company, today announced the commercial launch of its 3G services in the cities of Chennai and Coimbatore .

Announcing this, Mr. Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel also welcomed Airtel Brand Ambassador and Cinestar Karthi onto the Airtel 3G platform as the first Airtel 3G customer in Chennai.

Airtel would offer services like video call, live streaming of Video, high speed internet, mobile TV entertainment, go video on social networking etc in Chennai & Coimbatore through 3G technology. Airtel users can avail the services through existing sim cards. For laptop users Airtel has also come up with 3G dongles.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said, “Today, as we introduce the airtel 3G promise in namma Chennai and Coimbatore – we are delighted to bring the power of the mobile internet deeper south. A new era begins for Tamil Nadu’s mobile phone users, with high-speed internet, better access to data services including mCommerce, social networking and mHealth in a robust ecosystem of affordable 3G-ready handsets and a range of applications at affordable prices. We are happy to give one more reason for all mobile users across Tamil Nadu to join India’s network – Airtel”.

Airtel 3G Data Packs

Pack Type
Prepaid Postpaid
MSCPrepaid PostpaidFree DataValidityData Browsing charges
Prepaid Postpaid
SachetRs.810 MB1 dayPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges (30p/20kb) will apply
Rs.6065 MB3 days
Rs.4530 min1 dayRs 3/min
StandardRs.103Rs.100100 MB3 daysPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G charges (30p/20kb) will apply
Rs.200Rs.200250 MB30 days
Rs.450Rs.450600 MB30 days
Rs.750Rs.7502 GB30 days
FlexiShieldRs.675Rs.6751.25 GBAfter 1.25GB, VBC of 1p/100KB upto a max shield (amount) of Rs 2000. Post hitting the shield value, enjoy free unlimited browsing at 20kbps speed, validity 30 days.

Airtel 3G Volume Based Browsing Packs

3G Value Pack
Rs.13020 days15p/20kb
Rs.20030 days15p/20kb
Pay as you go
Video Call5p/sec , valid on Local, STD & Roaming

Salient Features of the Flexishield pack:

Provides you flexibility to start from a lower rent and pay as per usage, instead of committing a higher rent upfront. When your total data bill reaches Rs. 2000, you can continue using data absolutely free, though at a reduced speed of 20 kbps.

Terms & Conditions

»You will not need to change your SIM card to enjoy airtel 3G services.
»You will require a 3G enabled handset & airtel 3G network to enjoy airtel3G services – we recommend you to go for a HSPA handset, to truly enjoy the power of airtel 3G
»All packs will work on both handset and dongles and other 3G enabled devices like tablets / laptop etc.
»Video call will be activated by default once customer is activated on 3G
»Video calls on ISD & international roaming not allowed.
»Roaming on 3G only on Airtel 3G network
»Free data usage available in 3G data pack not applicable while roaming. Browsing charges of 30p/20kb will apply
»Daily pack will lapse on day of recharge i.e. valid upto 23:59 hrs on the day of recharge
»You cannot recharge a data pack with another data pack till previous balance is above 50MB.
»On recharge with new data pack (when balance less than 50MB)/ change in existing pack, earlier data balance available in your account will be forfeited.
»Actual Internet speed would depend on multiple factors like device, web pages accessed, time of day, number of simultaneous users etc.
»Free data usage bundled with any existing offer including handset offers, will not be part of 3G services packs, unless mentioned explicitly
»Services on the Airtel 3G USB internet modem are subject to Airtel 3G network availability

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