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AirTel Tango now available on ‘Magic’ card

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CIOL Bureau
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NEW DELHI: AirTel Tango, an Indian Internet mobile service is now available

on Magic. With this facility, pre-paid customers of Bharti Cellular Ltd can have

access to AirTel Tango, the unique and personalized Internet Mobile Service that

brings a world of information, communication, entertainment and m-commerce on

the move, anytime, anywhere.

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This latest offer from AirTel, close on the heels of the recent tariff

rationalization on Tango, is seen as a major initiative by this cellular service

provider to increase the penetration of mobile Internet in the country.

Tango on Magic is available at a nominal airtime charge of Rs 1.25 per 30 sec

with no monthly subscription. A ‘Magic’ customer has to purchase the Tango

WITH IT KIT, (containing the Tango ID) that will be made available for a

one-time activation charge of Rs. 250 and access real time information on news,

stocks, Forex markets, sports etc. In addition one can send and receive e-mails,

update contacts in the personal directory, mark calendars, prepare a to-do list

and bookmark one's favorite WAP sites.

According to Bharti Cellular Ltd’s vice president Atul Jhamb, "Tango

on Magic is an enhancement of the value proposition on Magic. Our research

indicated the need among our pre-paid customers to have access to real time

information. This initiative is in response to their needs."

Tango, the WAP service from AirTel is a completely integrated end-to-end

solution with firewalls incorporated to ensure security of applications and

services. AirTel has integrated into its WAP-based network architecture the

Phone.com Gateway platform which is a mature carrier-grade system that is tried,

tested and proven with millions of subscribers on 60 different networks

worldwide.

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