Airtel has announced the free availability of Facebook's mobile site for it users. Airtel users can avail this facility for two months without paying any charge. These users will be able to post status updates, comment and write on walls, message others, and also be able to view or upload photo. The free acess to Airtel subscribers will be available for the month of July and August.Airtel has also announced that subscribers will be able to access Facebook in five additional Indian languages such as Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam by 15th of July. Currently subscribers can access it in Hindi and English. Commenting on the launch, Henri Moissinac, Head of Mobile Business, Facebook said “Working closely with Bharti Airtel is a great opportunity to bring our full mobile experience to their 130 million customers across India.
It will be interesting to see if the prices are dropped for accessing Facebook after these two months or it is just an offer to attract more youngsters to the network.