The fifth largest telecom operator in the world and the largest cellular service provider in India Airtel is getting ready to launch it's 3G services in India, the official website of Airtel is updated introduction to 3G but others details are still under construction. We managed to sneak around these under-construction pages revealing details about Airtel 3G data plans and even managed to get the service activated (without an working 3G service as the service is still to be launched) allowing us to access Airtel 3G Portal Homepage which should not be available to public until launch.
You can find the first-ever EXCLUSIVE images of Airtel 3G Portal after the jump.
Here are some other misc. information about what other VAS (Value Added Service) Airtel 3G will offer :
- Fast Mobile Internet : Airtel is committed to establishing the 3G network with state of the art technology which will allow amazingly fast internet connection but do note, that the internet speed is dependent on the type of service and application you access from a particular server.
Now share those precious moments instantly with your friends! Upload pictures and videos on your social network directly from your phone – and don’t worry about the file size! While larger files would need more time (as upload speeds are lower compared to download speeds), the 3G network will allow uploads at blazing fast speeds.
Airtel recommends to use HSPA handsets as it enables you to enjoy the full power of the 3G on your phone, be it real time video conferences or watching the next T20 live !
- Mobile TV :Enjoy TV on the go . Choose from around 100 channels across genres like Sports, Entertainment, Regional, News, Fashion, etc.
Watch your favorite programs on your favorite channel including AajTak, ESPN, ETV, Headlines Today, Zoom, Star Network, Raj TV, National Geographic, Zee TV, Discovery, Cartoon Network
- Video Talkies :
Enjoy the magic of movies on your phone. Watch the best parts in the movie again and again or just choose a quick run through of movies you plan to watch.
Each movie capsule will have the best scenes , songs etc stitched together with a background narration of the story of the movie.
You can watch movies from various languages like Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Marathi.
- Games :
Enjoy great games on your mobile. Download games on your
mobile or play directly from the phone browser. Choose from a wide-variety of single-player games as well as multi-player-games
Cricket Mania – EA Cricket 10, DLF IPL
Movie Games – Harry Potter, Avatar
Racing Games – Need For Speed Shift, Ferrari GT
Action Games – Medal of Honour, Prince of Persia
Brain Games – Tetris Revolution, 3D Tower Blox
- Music Downloads :Download music on to your mobile and enjoy your favorite music on the go.
Choose from over 1 lakh songs in 10 languages. You can choose from music in English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and other languages.
- Video Alerts :
Now get a daily alert with links to videos from categories of
your choice. You can choose from a variety of channels, from entertainment, fashion to devotional.
You can subscribe to any of the following categories of content types:
- Comics Portal :
Enjoy best selling comics like Akbar-Birbal, Nagraj, Doga on your mobile
You can choose from the following comics
Wizard of Id and many more
- Movie Reviews : Enjoy reviews of all your favourite movies on the go.
Reviews are available for the categories below
Movie of the week
Hollywood Movie Review
Regional Movie Review
It seems Airtel also have plans to offer business services via 3G, here are the details :
3G for business
Embrace the next generation of mobile communications - the generation of 3G, with Airtel.
The 3G networks are the next step in the quest for speed, increasing bandwidth to broadband speeds. As a result, 3G can provide support for more demanding multimedia applications, such as video conferencing, full motion video and streaming music, while also offering faster Web browsing and faster file downloads.
Airtel brings a host of 3G applications designed for increasing the efficiency and productivity of your business. Our customized solutions will give you the cutting edge in this competitive world where Speed is the differentiator.
• Access faster Internet from your mobile.
• Upload & download heavy files
• Download & watch videos
• Connect to your friends on social networking sites
• Connect face to face with your colleagues, business associates, friends and relatives through your mobile.
• Experience high quality, real time Audio & Video calling
• Network online with like minded business associates and business communities of your interest
• Gain valuable business knowledge from others and grow your business
• Enable your organization to extend data intelligence to fields.
• On-demand access to Enterprise business data from anywhere, anytime in a seamless and secure manner.
• Customized application for different industry verticals, logistics, health, media, banking & financial sector, retail, Govt. departments such PDS, Traffic Police etc.
e-mail on the go
• A never before experience of sending & receiving e-mails
• Share files, photos & videos
• Bring life to your emails with pictograms, animation and moving characters
• See the person you are taking to and show things as you chat
• Express feelings that can't be conveyed with words alone
• Switch between voice call & video call
• Take a break in between a meeting and catch your favorite local drama, news, sports & infotainment programmes while on the move with Mobile TV
• Pay your bills and do all other financial transactions
• Ensure complete safely of your transactions
location based services
• Know the real time location of your friends & family
• Track location of your staff and field force
• Find routes, location of banks, restaurants, cinema halls etc. near you
anytime anywhere connectivity
• Get instant access to your e-mail and internet when traveling with 3G data cards.
• Work anytime and anywhere, at mobile broadband speeds
voice & data together
• Enjoy voice & data sessions simultaneously
• Chat/email while you are on a call
• Multimedia capabilities on your mobile phone
• Improved voice quality