Aircel hikes data tariff in Mumbai circle, other operators to follow suit?

Aircel has hiked its base data tariff in Mumbai circle from the previous 10p/10KB to 15P/10KB. This revision in the 2G tariff is currently implemented only in the Mumbai circle and the chances are that it might be done on a PAN India basis pretty soon.

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The rise in the tariff maybe be considered insignificant as most of us subscribe to a data pack wherein we can browse for a fraction of the price but the fact here is that Telcos for the first time are trying to get subscribers increase their data usage.


Also Read : AIrtel 3G data tariff hike

Airtel along with other prominent operators has already increased the 3G Tariff by reducing the validity of the packs. Mobile 3G users can be sure of raising data tariff costs as most of the Telcos are gearing up to hike the data tariff as the mobile data driven revenues are constantly rising for the operators.

Inputs : Shashikant Mane

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December 6, 2014 9:45 pm 9:45 PM

Aircel 2G too slow in mumbai everytime…morning, evening..night 😀

December 5, 2014 9:43 pm 9:43 PM

Is Aircel going nut? Very slow 2G and increasing the charges, WOW fantastic.

December 5, 2014 5:17 pm 5:17 PM

BSNL Karnataka circle hiked their data tariff form 01-12-2014 by reducing the validity of the data packs.

Now 1GB – 30days costs Rs.176/-. BSNL is just Rs.75/- away from AVoId.

December 5, 2014 11:29 pm 11:29 PM
BSNL has already increased the same in the Tamilnadu circle. But BSNL 3G network in the Tamilnadu and Chennai is at shameless level. It is because if you change the network mode from 2G to 3G and viceversa (with mobile data enabled), the mobile data will take 3 minutes or more to connect leading to loss in the connectivity !!!. In case if Aircel, the loss is just a fraction of a second and we won’t notice it if we are not downloading any file. One more thing to say is the 2G speed of aircel is same (shameless level… Read more »