Bangalore, May 22: Bharti Airtel, India's leading telecom company, is planning to launch Airtel Net PC, a low cost online computer powered by Microsoft and Nivio. It is priced at Rs 7,999 for Airtel broadband customers.
A plug-and-play online computer, Airtel Net PC, includes a 15-inch LCD monitor, keyboard, mouse and Nivio companion. Bharti Airtel sources said that initially the PC would be available at Airtel stores and NEXT Electronic stores in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida from Saturday, May 23.
If the customers does not require a monitor, the package costs Rs 4,999. Nivio provides the hardware and software (genuine Windows XP) for the Net PC, while Airtel will provide the Internet connection. Bharti claims that the Airtel Net PC consumes only around 5-10 watts of electricity.
K Srinivas, Joint President of Bharti Airtel, said,"the PC has 10 GB space where-in user can store documents, photos, presentations at a central location and regular original software upgrades."