Customers will receive free access to the company's popular Google Apps messaging and collaboration suite, which includes Gmail email services, Google Docs for documents, spreadsheets and presentations, Google Calendar, and the Start Page feature for creating a customisable home page, a company statement said.
The services will be co-branded and powered by Google and Airtel broadband, it added. Airtel has also partnered with content providers like shaadi.com, 24x7guru and naukri.com to offer exclusive deals and discounts on the portal. "airtellive.com builds upon the current broadband ecosystem infrastructure to establish an Internet destination for web applications. It will drive towards the adoption of broadband in the country," said Airtel Telemedia Services President Atul Bindal.