Bharti Airtel now provides 3G platform for their consumers
Firstly Tata Docomo provides the tariffs for voice services on 3G network. After that Tata Docomo now Bharti Airtel provides 3G services for their consumers. Bharti Airtel is India's leading mobile operator. Airtel wants to offer 3G services of telephony voice and SMS at the rates that are at par with 2G services. Atul Bindal who is president of mobile services of Airtel said that company wants to offer 3G tariffs at par with 2G was to fuel consuption by breaking the shock impact for consumers anticipating a higher bill. Next 2-3 years, the Airtel believes that pricing strategy will generate up to 1/4 of its revenue from data compared to around 13% at present. Binal is also said that out of 13% non-voice revenue, SMS used to account for 3/4th just four quarters ago which is come down to 1/4th. Consumers of the Airtel has got good news that is only second compnay after Tata Docomo which is provides 3G network that is par or lower that 2G tariffs. In 2008, when the 2G spectrum sold that time operaters paid Rs. 1,658 crore for 6.2 MHz of pan India 2G spectrum. But noe for the 3G spectrum which auctions in 2010, operators paid nearly Rs. 16,750 crore for 5MHZ of pan-India. Value of 3G spectrum is nearly 10-12 times of perivous value of 2G spectrum. In 3G aution Bharti Airtel get more interest because of their huge invetment. Other companies including Reliance and Idea also expected to hit the market of the 3G networks. Licence of 3G is for the 20 years. 3G has more advantages than 2G that are several advanced service and data applications can be accessing.