Good news for Airtel Delhi users who have been waiting for 3G services for so long. I just got a newsletter of Airtel saying it’s launched. On the 3G tariffs page of their website, you can calculated your usage and then select the plan accordingly.
Here is a table made by Airtel to give you an understanding how much bandwidth does a particular activity on the internet takes.
For example when I calculated average my internet usage which is more than average people as I have to do blog posts also. It showed that I’ll consume around 850MB.
It suggested me two plans. one of 600Mb for Rs 450 and the other for 1.2Gb for Rs 675.
All Available Plans for Delhi
Below is the table showing all the available plans for Airtel 3G in Delhi circle.
|Free Data||Validity||Data Browsing charges|
|Sachet||Rs.8||-||10 MB||1 day||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services Charges (30p/20KB) will apply|
|Rs 63||-||65 MB||3 days|
|Rs.45||-||30 min||1 day||Rs 3/min|
|Standard||Rs.101||Rs.100||100 MB||30 days||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services charges (30p/20KB) will apply|
|Rs.201||Rs.200||250 MB||30 days|
|Rs.451||Rs.450||600 MB||30 days|
|Rs.751||Rs.750||2 GB||30 days|
|FlexiShield||Rs.675||Rs.675||1.25 GB||After 1.25GB, VBC of 1p/100KB upto a max shield (amount) of Rs 2000. Post hitting the shield value, enjoy free unlimited browsing at 20Kbps speed, validity 30 days.|
|Volume Based Charging Packs|
3G Value Pack
Pay as you go
|Video Call||5p/sec , valid on Local, STD & Roaming|
Using 3G Internet on Computer
If you want to use it on your Computer then the highest plan is of 2GB for Rs750 is the most suitable plan and can be your backup internet. Airtel provides 2GB of data for Rs98 on EDGE (2G). There are two ways to use 3G Internet on your Computer/Laptop. You can either connect your HSPA handset with your Computer via Data Cable or you can buy a 3G Stick from Open Market and put the Airtel SIM in it. It works like just any other Data card. Airtel is also providing 2 3G USB Sticks E1731 (7.2Mbps) and E153 (3.6Mbps).
|E1731 (7.2Mbps)||E153 (3.6Mbps).|
How to Activate 3G on your Existing SIM
You don’t need to buy another SIM to enjoy 3G services. To subscribe to a 3G pack that suits you, SMS 3G to 121 or call 12134. Your Mobile Handset need to be 3G enabled. Select UMTS mode or Dual Mode in Network