Apple iPhone 3G goes to India 11th July with Bharti Airtel
India is gaining the latest Apple iPhone 3G mobile phone through Apple and Bharti Airtel. The iPhone 3G combines all of the superb features of the first generation Apple iPhone with 3G networking, GPS built-in for location based mobile services, and the addition of Microsoft ActiveSync via iPhone 2.0 update along with a multitude of pre-built iphone SDK third-party apps.
On hearing the Apple iPhone 3G was coming to India, the president and CEO of Bharti Airtel, Manoj Kohli said: “We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the innovative iPhone 3G to India. As India’s leading telecom operator, Bharti Airtel has always stood for innovation and customer delight. With our reach across the country and iPhone’s revolutionary features, we have a valuable proposition for our customers in India.”
Tim Cook, COO of Apple said: “We are thrilled to be working with Bharti Airtel, India’s leading integrated telecom company, to bring iPhone 3G to millions of mobile customers in India. We can’t wait to get this revolutionary product in the hands of even more people around the world.”
Bhartl Airtel Limited is a group o company of Bharti Enterprises, and is India’s leading integrated telecom provider with an cumulative of 66.69 million customers which consists of 64.37 million mobile phone customers. In the BusinessWeek IT 100 list 2007, Bharti Airtel was rated among the best performing companies in the world.
Bharti Airtel customers wishing to purchase the Apple iPhone 3G will find them available at Airtel Relationship Centres and details of pricing and availability will be announced later.
Source — Apple
Update: Our apoligies we made a mistake, India is not part of the 22 countries gaining the iPhone 3G on the 11th July. Details of pricing and availability will be announced later.