Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar chip in with the iPhone
Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Essar, telecoms providers in India has decided that they would launch Apple's latest offering the iPhone 3G(or 2.0) in India by year end of 2008. This is in tandem with the Govt. of India's expected approval and go-ahead for enabling advanced 3G mobile services. The New iPhone will see it;s global launch in European markets besides Australia and New Zealand next month, July 11th to be exact. Bharti Airtel plans to soon allow it's customers to purchase the iPhone at it's stores. Pricing and availability would be announced at a later date. Similarly Vodafone Essar said iPhone 3G would be available on both pre-paid and post-paid plans which include great value data bundles - especially enticing since they don't have any unlimited data plan as yet! It's customers would be able to pre-register online and in retail stores soon.