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Airtel launches 'Family Tunes' for fixed line users

Telecom major Bharti Airtel launched 'Family Tunes' service for its 2.9 million fixed line customers in the country, which will enable users to set their family name as a caller tune.

india Updated: Jan 27, 2010 15:23 IST

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday launched 'Family Tunes' service for its 2.9 million fixed line customers in the country, which will enable users to set their family name as a caller tune.

Customers will be charged a one-time download fee of Rs 15 for a Family Tune and a recurring monthly Hello Tune subscription fee of Rs 30 would be added to the monthly bill.

Through the Family Tunes service, fixed line users can set up a pre-recorded welcome message customised to the customer's individual family name to greet callers instead of the conventional tone, Airtel said in a statement.

Users can choose from a library of more than 1,000 most common Indian family names, it added.

"For most homes today in the country, the fixed line remains irreplaceable as the family phone. Having a welcome message customised with a family name will help our customers to enhance the calling experience," Bharti Airtel Chief Marketing Officer (Telemedia Services) Vikas Singh said.