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Airtel launches 3G in Bangladesh

Introduces exciting high speed mobile internet at affordable prices; Launches innovative & affordable 3G packs including ‘3G for the price of 2G”

Dhaka, November 7, 2013: Airtel Bangladesh Limited, one of the fastest growing mobile service providers of the country, today announced the launch of its 3G services in Bangladesh. Airtel 3G will be available to customers in Dhaka and Chittagong and will offer world-class 3G experience at affordable prices.

Speaking at the press conference of Airtel 3G, Chris Tobit, Managing Director and CEO of Airtel Bangladesh Limited said, “We are excited to offer innovative products and affordable prices of our 3G services with highest speed, innovative contents for all segments, which will mark a major milestone for Airtel in Bangladesh. As the country ushers in an era of high speed mobile telephony, it will be Airtel’s endeavor to be at the forefront of this growth story. We will continue with our philosophy of bringing unique and world-class services which will provide value for money for our customers backed by the latest technology. With this offer I believe Airtel will capture a unique position amongst its customers in terms of communication in the form of entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, m-health, m-commerce etc.”

Airtel Bangladesh is introducing world class 3G packages and contents which will offer value for money for the customers. Customers can enjoy high speed mobile internet, HD video streaming, file sharing and downloads and much more over Airtel 3G with innovative yet simple and affordable data packs. All Airtel packages are of minimum 1MBps speed. With this speed Airtel customers can enjoy the “pay as you go” data usage service at 2G rate which is a unique offer in the market. Moreover, as a promotional offer, Airtel customers will receive 100% bonus on each subscription of minimum 1 GB data pack purchase. Customers availing this pack in the month of November will get a total of 12 GB bonus over the period of 12 months with each subsequent purchase of 1 GB pack. After buying the first pack the customer will get 1 GB bonus immediately. Hence against 1 GB purchase customers will get 2 GB volume.

Airtel 3G data packs will be available for as low as BDT 15 for 15 MB. Video calls between Airtel to Airtel customers will be only BDT 1/min. Airtel will also offer customers exciting content from its global portfolio to enrich customers’ 3G experience.

About Airtel Bangladesh Limited

Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of BhartiAirtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity.

About Bharti Airtel

BhartiAirtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. BhartiAirtel had nearly 280 million customers across its operations at the end of September 2013. To know more please visit,