Chennai, May 6: In a bid to expand broadband business in India, Telecom major Bharti Airtel has entered into a strategic partnership with India's leading computing services provider Novatium.
“Our partnership with Novatium for the launch of Net PC Plus reinforces our strategic intent to enhance broadband experience for our customers by offering innovative and collaborative products. This managed computing service adds to Airtel"s existing portfolio of services that harness the power of cloud computing. The initiative will on one hand help individual, businesses users save on recurring costs and help spur broadband uptake by making user experience simpler and more affordable," Mr Vikas Singh, CMO-Telemedia Services, Bharti Airtel said.
Bharti Airtel on Wednesday, May 5 announced the launch of Airtel Net PC Plus exclusively for Airtel broadband customers in Chennai.
The Airtel Net PC Plus comes with an in-built cash back offer of Rs 4500 after 24 months of usage and a unique one month buy-back guarantee, the company said in a statement.
After Chennai, the company plans to launch the services across 11 cities in a span of six months.
Chennai-based Novatium has already entered similar partnerships with other broadband service providers such as BSNL, MTNL and Tata Teleservices.
“India is on the verge of witnessing a computing revolution and we hope to be its engine. Nova NetPC Plus coupled with Bharti Airtel Limited has the potential to revolutionize the entire computing market. We are getting encouraging responses from subscribers and expect tremendous growth in the current fiscal. The vision of Novatium, he added, is to provide simple and affordable computing for the next billion," said Mr Alok Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Novatium Solutions Pvt Ltd said while commenting on the new partnership with Airtel.