Vodafone and Airtel will be launching the iPhone on August 22 in India. iPhone 3G to cost Rs 31,000 for the entry-level 8GB memory and Rs 36,100 for a model with double the memory in India.
Vodafone opened bookings for the phones in July, have already received booking requests of over 10,000 phones.
There was huge speculation that BlackBerry mobiles in India will be banned, since Indian home ministry expressed national security threat over the fact that e-mails being received through the BlackBerry service difficult to be intercepted.
Putting to rest for all the speculation , the Department of Telecom on Friday ruled out imposing a ban on the BlackBerry mobiles service in India.