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      Aircel customer wins Hyundai i10 in iPlayiWin Contest

      Aircel felicitates prize winners of iPlayiWin Contest with Hyundai i10 car, gold coin and vouchers, electronic appliances among other exciting prizes

      Bhubaneshwar, April 20, 2015:Aircel, one of India’s leading telecom players, felicitated the Bumper Prize winner of iPlayiWin, an exciting general knowledge-based PAN-India consumer engagement contest. The lucky winner, Mr. DushmantPatra, who scored the maximum points in the Value Added Services (VAS) Contest, was presented the bumper prize ‘Hyundai i10’by Aircel recently, apart from the felicitation of other winners of the contest who win prizes such as gold coins and vouchers, mobile phones, home appliances, etc.

      Commenting at the felicitation ceremony, Hamir Bakshi, Regional Business Head, Aircel, said, “At Aircel, our efforts always revolves around delighting our customers in everything we do, whether through our products and services or through our engaging VAS contests and more. Like many other contests that we ran, iPlayiWin generated a tremendous buzz among our customers, alongside enhancing their general knowledge in an engaging way. We’re very happy that we could surprise the bumper prize winner with a grand prize and the other winners as well, which helped us add a memorable day in the lives of these valued customers. We’re confident that this will only deepen our bond with them, and we promise to continue bringing smiles.”

      Elated Dushmant Patra, Winner of the Bumper Prize, said “I can’t believe I have won my favourite car in this contest! I’m truly overwhelmed and feel extremely proud to be a part of the Aircel family. This is really one of the biggest surprises of my life!”

      Some of the other Aircel customers who took home some exciting prizes are Mr. Sikan Kumar Rout, Mr. Ashis Swain, Mr. Anusuya Padhy and Mr. Ratha Prasad Dhal who won a double-door refrigerator, a 10 gram gold coin, a microwave and a mobile phone, respectively. 

      iPlayiWin, a knowledge-based contest launched in December last year, was conceived to engage customers in a meaningful way, wherein customers were encouraged to subscribe to the service to be eligible to play the contest via SMS with a limitation of 20 multiple-choice questions to be played per day. The contest garnered great popularity in a short span of time, as customers instantly connected with it.

      About Aircel Limited

      Aircel is one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers. The company is a pan-India 2G operator with 3G spectrum in 13 circles, BWA spectrum in 8 circles and is credited with the fastest 3G roll out ever in the Indian telecom space. As a young data led telecom player, Aircel has constantly been at the helm of introducing innovative and value for money products and services for its customers, which are industry firsts, be it the Aircel Pocket Internet, taking the first step in making 3G affordable for the masses, being the first telecom player to introduce Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel, and many more. The Smart Pocket Internet data plans by Aircel truly changed the way mobile internet was perceived and consumed. The company has been the proud recipient of coveted awards such as Voice&Data Special Leadership Recognition in ‘Customer Service’ category, ET Telecom Award 2014 for its innovative customer care research model, Aegis Graham Bell Award 2014 for ‘Innovation in Marketing Campaign’, Data Quest Award 2014 for ‘Excellence in Implementation and Use of Technology for Business Benefits’ and the Brandon Hall award in the ‘Best Leadership Development Program’ category. For more information, please log on to

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