Airtel gets free mobile access to Twitter

Bharti Airtel, a global
telecommunications company, announced that its 170 million plus mobile
customers in India will now potentially be able to access Twitter on their mobile
phones for free till 1st March 2012.

This limited period Twitter
offer by Airtel is a first-of-its-kind initiative in India which allows
customers to enjoy free access to Twitter through web browsers and enjoy
posting Tweets, keeping up with news and what’s happening in the world, and
following friends, celebrities etc,and more.

With over 100 million active users worldwide, Twitter is an information network
that instantly connects people everywhere to what’s most meaningful to them.
People can share and read Tweets of up to 140 characters, which can also
include photos, videos or links to websites and news stories.

With this, 170 million+ Airtel mobile customers will now potentially be able
to enjoy Twitter’s rich interface on their mobile web browsers or access
updates posted by specific users through SMS notifications free of charge. This
initiative will introduce new users to an exciting world of possibilities that
mobile internet enables, thus providing an impetus to data services market,” said
N Rajaram, chief marketing officer, Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel.

Existing Twitter users can now view their timeline, find and follow accounts,
post new Tweets, see Tweets mentioning them, and reply to other users and
retweet their Tweets – all for free on Airtel from now till 1st March 2012.

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