Airtel slashes mobile broadband rates by 70%

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday slashed mobile broadband rates on its 3G networks by up to 70 per cent.

‘Volume based browsing rate on 3G down from 10 paise per 10kb to 3 paise per 10 Kb. This will be applicable for 3G non-pack users with effect from May 17, 2012,’ the company said.

The offer is for those customers who have not subscribed for 3G service, which provides average high Internet speed of between 1 - 2 mbps, under any special offer and want to use high speed Internet as per their need. Airtel provides 3G services across 21 telecom service, with its direct present in 13 telecom service area and in rest of the circles under roaming agreement with other companies.

The company has won 3G spectrum for 13 telecom service area in 2010 for little over Rs 12,000 crore.

The statement mentioned special tariff for prepaid users starting at Rs 10, which will enable them 30 minutes of Internet access on its 3G network with validity of 1 day.
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