Bharti Airtel has announced access for Facebook mobile page free for all its customers in India till 31st August 2010. Facebook could be accessed from the mobile browser via m.facebook.com.
Mr. Shireesh Joshi, Chief Marketing Officer, Bharti Airtel Quoted:
We are pleased to bring an industry-leading offer to our 130 million plus customers by announcing this long-term partnership with Facebook – the popular social media service. Our mobile customers will also be the first in the world to enjoy Facebook on their Airtel mobile in five vernacular languages. All of this reiterates our commitment to customers to offer the best value-for-money services that enable their lifestyles.” He added, “As India’s leading telco, Bharti Airtel has always stood for technological innovation and personalised customer experience, and this is one of many innovations coming from us.
Henri Moissinac, Head of Mobile Business, Facebook Quoted:
Working closely with Bharti Airtel is a great opportunity to bring our full mobile experience to their 130 million customers across India
To get the link SMS “FACEBOOK” to 54321 and click the link to go to the facebook page. Enter the e-mail and password and login to access facebook. This site will be available in English and Hindi. Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam will be available from 15th of July. Read the official announcement here.