Thursday, December 09, 2004

EDGE-enabled live TV, high-speed browsing launched in TN

Cellular major, Airtel today launched its new facility in Tamil Nadu, by which subscribers can experience rich multimedia content including live TV, live movies and games on their EDGE-enabled mobile handsets.

With the launch of EDGE (Enhanced DataRate for Global Evolution) in Coimbatore and Chennai, the customers can view continuous and real time feed of News and Entertainment channels, Ramgopal Vallath, Chief Operating Officer of Bharti Cellular Ltd, told a press conference here.

To begin with, subscribers can view real time feed from channels like Jaya TV, Zoom, CNBC, Asianet and Aaj Tak and more channels would be added in due course, he said.

With data transfer speeds between 100-200 Kbps, the content also include music and file transfer, picture download, E-mail download, Vallath, demonstrating the facility, said.

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