Airtel Seychelles to launch 3G services ‘soon’

3 Jan 2006

Telecom Seychelles (Airtel) has announced that it will shortly launch 3G mobile services on the islands after investing USD8.5 million in building a W-CDMA network. As well as the 3G upgrade, Airtel has deployed new base stations to expand its GSM coverage to further islands. Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman of Airtel’s Indian parent Bharti Enterprises, said: ‘This is a major landmark for us and underlines our commitment to provide the latest technology and world-class services to our customers. It also highlights that when it comes to technology, we are up there with the best in the world.’

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