Ludhiana, 27 July 2012: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of its LIVE audio feed service that will bring the holy recitals of Namaz, Naad, Hidayat and much more from the sacred shrines of Mecca and Medina exclusively for its customers across the country during the auspicious month of Ramzan. Besides Mecca and Medina, the service will also bring LIVE audio feeds from the shrines of Ajmer Sharif and Jama Masjid, Delhi. The service will also bring Quran Ayaat, Sehri Iftaar, Ramzan stories and recipes of special dishes for Ramzan to lighten up the holy festivities.
Commenting on the launch of this service, Shishir Kumar, CEO- Upper North, Bharti Airtel said,“ At Airtel it’s our constant endeavor to bring relevant, affordable and unique content for our customers across the country. The fact that Airtel is the first and the only service provider to bring these live feeds from Mecca & Madina reiterates our commitment to provide the best to our esteemed customers. Besides the live feed, the service will also bring Naad, Hidayat, Quran Ayaat, Sehri Iftaar, Ramzan stories and recipes of special Ramzan dishes which will add up to the festivities.”
Airtel mobile customers across the country will now be able to use their mobile phones to experience the LIVE Namaz from the shrines of Mecca and Medina, Ajmer Sharif and Jama Masjid without travelling long distances. For subscribing to this unique service, Airtel mobile customers can dial 50786 and subscribe to the unlimited audio feeds at Rs.2 per day without paying any registration cost. The audio feed from Mecca and Medina would be deferred LIVE due to the difference in the time zone.
The LIVE audio feeds from these shrines are in line with Airtel’s efforts to bring relevant devotional content for its customers across the country. Airtel already offers live audio feeds from several major shrines of India including Sai Baba, Shirdi, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Haaji Ali, Mumbai, Mahakaleshwar Ujjain and Bangla Saheb, Delhi.