MUMBAI: Live feeds of news channels Aaj Tak, CNBC-TV18 and Asianet News have been made available on Airtel with the mobile service provider launching its multimedia service, Enhanced Data for Global Evolution, EDGE.
Airtel aims to rope in more news and entertainment channels in the coming days. At present, the service is available in nine cities across India including Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore and Pune. Speaking to indiantelevision.com, Airtel manager new product development, Bangalore, Sreekar said the expansion process to make the service available all over India was currently in progress.
EDGE provides broadband Internet speed on the mobile. This service assures speeds of up to 200 kbps and offers features including faster downloads, video/audio streaming and Live TV viewing.