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  1. 1. Aircel From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unverifiable material may be challenged and removed. (June 2007) Aircel Limited Private Type 1999 Founded Chennai, India Headquarters Gurdeep Singh, COO Key people Telecom Industry Mobile Products Telecommunication operator Website Aircel is a mobile phone service provider in India. It offers both prepaid and postpaid GSM cellular phone coverage throughout Kerala, Tamil Nadu (including Chennai), Assam, North East India, Orissa, West Bengal (including Kolkata), Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar & Himachal Pradesh. Aircel is a join venture between Maxis Communications Berhad of Malaysia and Apollo Hospital Enterprise Ltd of India. It is India’s seventh largest GSM mobile service provider with a subscriber base of over 17 million and the fastest growing mobile operator in the country. It has a market share of 6.3% among the GSM operators in the country. As on date, Aircel is present in
  2. 2. 11 telecom circles (Assam, Bihar, Chennai, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir,Kerala, Kolkata, North East, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal) and with licences secured for the remaining 12 of the 23 telecom circles, the company is on track to become a pan-India operator by 2009. Additionally, Aircel has also obtained the nod from Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to provide International Long Distance (ILD) and National Long Distance (NLD) telephony services. Aircel Business Solutions (ABS), part of Aircel, is headquartered in Madras and is an ISO 9000 certified company. ABS is a registered member of WiMAX forum – both in the Indian and International Chapters. ABS’ product range includes a host of cutting-edge enterprise solutions such as Multi Protocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networks (MPLS VPNs), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Managed Video Services on wireless platform including WiMAX. Aircel has won many awards for its services. Aircel got the highest rating for overall customer satisfaction and network quality in 2006 by Voice and Data. Aircel was rated as the top mid-size utility company in Business World’s ‘List of Best Mid-Size Companies’ in 2007. Moreover, Aircel has been selected as the best regional operator in 2008 by Aircel is headed by Sandip Das who was asked to leave Hutchinson Essar Ltd - Mumbai Aircel are one of the sponsors of the Indian Premier League Cricket Team Chennai Super Kings captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.It is also the sponsor for Professional Golf Tour of India from 2009 onwards. [edit] External links Aircel website Aircel SMS website News of Maxis exiting from Aircel India is pure speculation Telecommunication Companies in India BSNL | MTNL | Airtel | Idea | Vodafone | Reliance | Tata Indicom | Spice | Aircel | Datacom(Videocon) | Loop (BPL) | Unitech | Swan |Virgin Mobile India(MVNO) This article on an Indian company is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This article about a telecommunications corporation or company is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from quot;; Categories: Companies of India | Telecommunication companies of India | Mobile phone companies of India | Indian company stubs | Telecommunications company stubs Hidden categories: Articles lacking sources from June 2007 | All articles lacking sources Views
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