Earlier this month, Tata Docomo started their 3G services in India. Few days ago, Airtel and Reliance also announced their 3G services in India. Both Airtel and Reliance will start their 3G services before the year end. And now Aircel has joined the bandwagon of the announcement of 3G services.
Aircel recently announced that, it will start its 3G services in 140 cities across 13 circles in January-February 2011, with an investment of $500 million and would invest another $500 million to expand its 2G network across the country. Aircel has won 3G license for 13 telecom circles in India Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kolkata, Kerala, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh (East), West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Orissa, Assam and North East.
If you are an Aircel customer, then you may have to wait for a couple of months to enjoy 3G services in your 3G enabled smartphones. Tata Docomo already launched their 3G services in India. On the other hand Reliance, S-Tel, Idea and Airtel will launch their 3G services before the year end. Vodafone and Aircel are the only operators, to launch their 3G services early next year.