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Airtel Signs Up 500,000 Customers in First Month of Offering 3G Services

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India's Bharti Airtel says that it has signed up half a million customers to its 3G network which it launched a little over a month ago. The announcement was made as the company launched its 3G service in the capital city, Delhi and the regions, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida.

"As the undisputed leader in the Indian telecom industry, we are truly driving the mobile data revolution in the country. Today, with just over a month since our rollout began, our 3G network covers around Half a Million customers, has 4500 sites and is available across 7 cities" said Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel. "We are definitely witnessing the tipping point of non-voice and data explosion in this country and will be bringing the airtel 3G advantage pan-India soon as promised." he added.

Airtel's 3G network is currently available in the 7 cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore, Manipal, Udipi and Jaipur and some level of coverage will be available in all 13 3G-license circles that Airtel holds licenses for by the end of the month.

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