India's top mobile phone carrier Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday that it had reached 2 million customers on its third-generation (3G) mobile network. The company, which launched its 3G network in January 2011, is extending the premium services to more towns and at end-February, the company had a total 159 million customers.
Meanwhile, the company today launched 3G services in the cyber city of Hyderabad.
On the business-to-business front, the company said in a statement that it now offered special programmes catering to the 3G needs of enterprise customers.
"In keeping with our commitment to bring the best to our customer, we today bring the Airtel 3G advantage to the tech-savvy and youthful city of Hyderabad. Over the next few weeks, we will be extending Airtel 3G services to other key locations such as Vizag and Vijaywada.
"Our customers here can now join the 2 million 3G-enabled customers in India. We welcome you all to experience Airtel 3G services and join 2 million of our customers that are already enjoying this all new world of possibilities," Bharti Airtel president-mobile services Atul Bindal said.
Bharti launched its 3G services in Delhi and the NCR, covering Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida.