Earlier, we covered the partnership between Nivio, Airtel and Microsoft for Online PC and today, Airtel has unveiled the NetPC:
The Airtel Net PC is a plug-and-play online computer, inclusive of a 15-inch LCD monitor, keyboard, mouse and Nivio companion (which enables the PC to connect to a backend Linux-run server for storage and applications) and priced at Rs 7,999 exclusively for Airtel broadband customers.
It will initially be available at Airtel Stores and NEXT Electronic Stores in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida from tomorrow. If customers do not want the monitor, the package costs Rs 4,999.- source
Airtel is targeting 1 million subscribers in the first year.
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