Airtel offering free mobile access to Twitter till March 2012


Oct 29, 2004
Airtel introduces India’s first free mobile access to Twitter


From now till 1st March 2012, Airtel mobile customers can enjoy free access to Twitter via http://, and can also use SMS shortcode 53000 to sign up for Twitter and even Tweet or receive Tweets from specified users.

This limited period Twitter offer by Airtel is a first-of-its-kind initiative in India which allows customers to enjoy free access to Twitter through web browsers (by visiting and enjoy posting Tweets, keeping up with news and what’s happening in the world, and following friends, celebrities etc,and
more. What’s more, even without activating GPRS — Airtel mobile customers can sign up for Twitter or subscribe to SMS updates of specific users (via short code 53000) on their mobile phones free for the period of this offer.


I wonder how many people would get ripped off because of this scheme.

Known fact that airtel was charging for access to which is supposed to be totally free.


Jun 17, 2011
Now that they had earned a lot of money from 0.facebook kaand, they must be planning similar kind of fraud on the name of twitter.

Atleast the fine of Rs 50 Crore which they have to pay to TRAI will be recovered from this scam. :p

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