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June 30th, 2017 7:01 AM 14 COMMENTS

Do Postpaid Plans Have Lost Significance Because Of Cheaper Prepaid Plans?

Prepaid connection refers to the payment made in advance, and cellular services are availed afterwards. On the other hand, the postpaid connection is one in which a subscriber avails the cellular services first and then pays for it. Generally, a deposit is taken by the operator for a postpaid SIM connection. Earlier we only had postpaid connections offered by the operators. As time passed on and with fall in the... Read More

June 29th, 2017 12:28 PM 2 COMMENTS

Are Bundled Offers By Online Retailers On Mobile Phones Worth The Penny?

Carrying forward the Unlimited Data frenzy, telecom operators are offering handset bundled unlimited data and voice plans by partnering with major e-commerce giants in the country. These offers depend on the handset purchased by the user. These offers are beneficial for the telecom operators as well as the online retailers. Vodafone has tied up with Amazon for OnePlus 5 and offers 45 GB data free and three months of free... Read More

June 25th, 2017 4:57 PM 5 COMMENTS

Are Rs.116 and Rs.146 Plans by Telenor, Competitive Enough to Gather Subscriber’s Attention?

Bharti Airtel has entered final stages of discussion with Telenor to acquire it, and the deal is likely to be finalised in coming months. The merger will allow India's biggest telecom Airtel to add more 4G spectrum and be in a better position to take on Reliance Jio and other operators. Seeing the growing demand for unlimited data, Telenor has launched two 1GB 4G per day packs. One is priced... Read More

June 25th, 2017 12:01 PM 21 COMMENTS

Is Telenor Gearing Up For A Fierce Battle Against Reliance Jio Ahead Of Merger?

Telenor was formerly known as Uninor. It operates in seven telecom circles and has 54 million subscribers as of March 2017. Telenor is known for its low pricing and innovative brand positioning ever since its inception in the country. It brought life Insurance for its subscribers which no other telecom provider has done so far. There is no premium to be paid for the service. The insurance cover amount depends... Read More

June 23rd, 2017 7:45 AM 50 COMMENTS

Can We Have A Mobile Plan For As Low As Rs.140?

Let me take you a few years back when Tata Docomo did something similar to what Reliance Jio is doing today. Back then, telcos charged a subscriber for the whole minute even if the subscriber called for a few seconds. And, Docomo was the first operator to come up with per second billing, which stirred the entire market. A subscriber is now able to pay per second for the call.... Read More

June 22nd, 2017 8:45 AM 21 COMMENTS

Are the BSNL’s New Rs. 786 and Rs. 599 Prepaid Plans Enough to Lure the Customers in the Festive Season?

With the festive season in full swing, every telecom operator is launching plans one after the another. To start with, Vodafone brought the Rs.786 plan offering unlimited voice calling including national incoming and outgoing roaming calls with 25GB data for the postpaid users. Now BSNL has also launched two new prepaid plans for the season namely the Rs.786 and Rs.599 to celebrate Eid. With BSNL’s Rs 786 combo plan, users... Read More

June 21st, 2017 12:07 PM 6 COMMENTS

What Is the Relevance of Time-Bound Data Plans in Current Market Scenario Where Monthly Plans Have an Edge

Of late, merger and acquisitions in Indian telecom sector became the talk of the town. Vodafone and Idea Cellular have decided to merge and form a single telecom entity, which will overtake Bharti Airtel to become India's largest telecom operator. Bharti Airtel has acquired Telenor, whereas Reliance Communications (RCom) and Aircel has received all the necessary approvals for a merger. Telcos are coming up with time-based plans to get as... Read More

June 19th, 2017 7:40 AM 14 COMMENTS

5 Ways to Save on Your Next Recharge or Bill Payment

It’s time of the month when we recharge or pay a bill of our mobile connections. The easiest way to recharge will be to use Telecom Operator Website/ App. Online recharge websites such as Paytm, Freecharge, Mobikwik also come in handy if the recharge or bill payment fails. The amount gets credited back to the wallet instantly. Cashback websites also play a useful role in saving and are for users... Read More

June 18th, 2017 1:49 PM 72 COMMENTS

With High Speed Mobile Data Tariff Going Low, Do We Need a Wired Broadband Connection in Today’s Time?

BSNL has launched the Rs. 444 aka Chaukka plan for prepaid subscribers. This pack offers 4GB data per day for 90 days. As already known, this plan doesn't come bundled with voice calling benefits. The data bundled with BSNL Chaukka recharge is much higher than what other incumbents are offering. The cost per GB comes to around Rs. 1.23 per GB, against Jio's Rs. 11.04 per GB for the Rs.... Read More

June 17th, 2017 9:16 AM 1 COMMENTS

Here’s How Daily vs Monthly Data Packs Differ From Each Other

The advent of Reliance Jio has drastically changed the market scenario for Indian telecom subscribers as well as operators. Before Jio’s foray into the market, users had to shell out their pockets for data and voice call plans. Thankfully, the scenario is entirely different now with all the operators moving towards offering data-based tariff plans. According to a report, by the year 2020, 4G will account for 17 percent of... Read More

June 16th, 2017 11:01 AM 16 COMMENTS

Here’s How Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer Changed the Landscape of Indian Telecom Industry

Reliance Jio’s Dhan Dhana Dhan plan offers 1GB data per day and unlimited calling with a validity of 84 days for its Prime users. After the expiry of Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, the Prime users on recharging with Rs.303 get the same benefits but for 28 days only. Now the effective cost per day is Rs.10.82 (during Dhan Dhana Dhan offer it was Rs.4.82). For non-prime, the data is limited... Read More

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