Aircel starts GSM service in Bangalore

Aircel starts GSM service in Bangalore
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First Published: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 06 07 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 06 07 PM IST
Bangalore: The country’s fifth largest service provider Aircel on Tuesday launched its GSM mobile services in the Karnataka capital, adding the IT city as its 12th circle on the company’s Pan India operation locations.
The firm’s chief operating officer Gurdeep Singh said, “The Bangaluru (Bangalore) launch augments the next phase of our Pan India roll-out.”
Aircel will be launching VAS services with localized content including a WAP portal page in the local language that would work on any GPRS handset, he said.
Taking not of the city’s business proximity with Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Aircel subscribers in Bangalore are facilitated to make STD calls to these states at only Re1 per minute in case both the caller and the receiver are using the Aircel network.
Aircel has also offred an inbuilt ISD tariff of call to Gulf at Rs5.99 per minute and calls to US/Canada at Rs3.99 per minute, Singh said in a release.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 23 2009. 06 07 PM IST
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