Aircel launches 3G mobile services

BANGALORE: Following the leads of Tata Docmo in November and Airtel in December last year, Aircel announced the roll out of its 3G mobile services in India. Yesterday it was in Chennai, today in Bangalore and a couple of other cities, and by middle of March Aircel plans to complete the roll out across all the 13 circles that the player has been granted 3G licences.

Aircel COO Gurdeep Singh who launched the services said, “The launch of 3G services on Aircel will address the high speed digital needs of the consumers, thus unleashing the power of the Internet further creating opportunities for education, employment, engagement and entertainment which will empower the consumers and impact their lifestyle.”

Among the value added services that Aircel will offer on its 3G platform includes Pocket TV. “We will be offering a bouquet of channels priced at around Rs 150 plus Rs 30 for regional pack, excluding the Sun Network. A subscriber could watch television 24x7 at these prices. These services should gradually roll out with the other value added services that we will offer. The content aggregator is Aplya,” revealed Singh while speaking with
“At Aircel offer Aircel Pocket Internet, Aircel Pocket Apps store, Aircel Apollo Mobile Health Care and the first ever Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel. The base rate for Aircel 3G data plans is 3paise per 10KB. There are dynamic bundled plans for the students, executives, and heavy users addressing all their needs enabling them with Voice, SMS as well as 3G data on Aircel. At an all inclusive price of Rs.132, Rs. 252, Rs. 502 and Rs.802 the consumers can enjoy 75MB, 150MB, 350MB & 1024MB data respectively for a month with inbuilt voice & SMS. In addition to this, we have attractive data plans which ensure high speed experience at Rs. 92 for 100 MB. Then there are attractive Aircel 3G Dongle plans for you to stay connected on the move and get the best of high speed surfing”, further informed Singh.
Apart from a very robust retail presence, Aircel will provide a range of both prepaid and postpaid 3G products and services. Along with the 13 3G licences, Aircel also has licences across 22 circles in the country for 2G services and 8 licenses for Broadband Access Wireless (BWA) access.

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