Bharti Airtel has announced a long-term partnership with Facebook, by offering the full mobile site of Facebook, the popular social networking service worldwide, free of charge for its 130 million plus customers across India.
Airtel customers can now access Facebook’s full mobile site faster and at no data cost from their Airtel mobiles via m.facebook.com. Airtel customers who are Facebook users will be able to post status updates, comment and write on walls, message others, and also be able to view or upload photos – all without any data charges!
- Free access to Facebook Mobile on Airtel for 2 months until August 31st, 2010.
- Facebook’s mobile site will be initially available in English and Hindi, with five other languages – Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam – soon to follow by July 15, 2010.
For existing mobile internet customers on Airtel, there is no need to do anything – you can immediately start connecting with your friends by visiting the Facebook mobile site. Customers accessing the mobile internet for the first time need to simply SMS ‘FACEBOOK’ to 54321 to take advantage of this special offer.