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Google and Airtel to provide a "free" zone for mobile users

Submitted by Karthik on 27 June, 2013 - 09:09

Google+, Gmail, and Google Search can all now be accessed for "free" from an Airtel mobile phone. The aim of this project is "to put the web in the hands of more people and empower first time Internet users with several useful services of the Internet". Besides the Google services themselves, the first page of any external site accessed as a result of a Google Search will also not be metered.

Airtel introduces flat roaming charges across its networks in Asia and Africa

Submitted by Karthik on 29 April, 2013 - 21:46

A story in TOI notes that Airtel has introduced flat roaming charges and free incoming calls across its networks in Africa and South Asia. Even though this currently only appears to cater to its African customers, it's still impressive.

Airtel planning to launch triple play in November

Submitted by Karthik on 26 June, 2006 - 19:16

Following recent announcements by BSNL and MTNL, Airtel have now announced plans to launch triple play services in November.

Bharti group Chairman Sunil Mittal said the company was in the process of finalising commercial arrangements for offering “triple play”, which was currently being extended to its fixed-line customers in Gurgaon on a pilot basis.

“When we go into the final commercial mode, which will happen in the next 4-5 months, then anybody who has an Airtel connection can get triple play,” Mittal said.

Story: Business Standard.

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