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December 9th, 2014 5:39 AM 92 COMMENTS

Reliance MyStore USSD service now offers 1GB data at Rs 9

Reliance has launched MyStore USSD service offering exciting Data & Voice packs starting Rs.9 onwards. Subscribers can access MyStore by dialing *129#. Reliance Rs 9 store details Main attractions of Reliance MyStore USSD service is Rs 9 store. It offer Data, Voice and SMS offers for Rs 9 valid for a day. Data Offer: 1GB 2G Data + Unlimited WhatsApp + Facebook + Twitter. Voice offer: 30 local min free to any... Read More

December 8th, 2014 2:22 PM 8 COMMENTS

Idea reduces data/validity of existing 3G pack, adds two new packs in Kerala Circle

Following Airtel's footsteps, Idea has also reduced data and validity of certain 3G packs in Kerala circle. Now Idea subscriber has to spend more to get 3G internet for a month. Monthly 3G packs Rs 107 used to provide 300MB data for 30 days has been drastically reduced to 21 days validity and 250MB data. Validity of another monthly pack Rs 199 600MB has been reduced to 28 days from existing 30... Read More

December 7th, 2014 4:59 PM 56 COMMENTS

NTP 2012: Will broadband speed be upgraded to 2 Mbps in 2015?

Two years back the groundbreaking National Telecom Policy 2012 was made which was set to transform telecommunications in India for new digital era. While the government managed to implement some of the recommendations, most of them are still just on paper. One of the key recommendations of the policy was to increase minimum broadband speed to 512kbps and subsequently to 2 Mbps by January 1st 2015. National Telecom Policy 2012... Read More

December 5th, 2014 5:29 PM 18 COMMENTS

Exclusive First look at Jio Drive : India’s answer to Google drive and One drive, to offer 100 GB storage

When it comes to online storage the obvious options for us would be Google Drive or OneDrive. Reliance Jio is giving you one more option by entering online cloud storage segment with Jio Drive service. Today we bring to you first exclusive look at Jio Drive Android App and its online cloud storage service. Jio Drive is available across multiple platform ranging from Android, iOS, Windows/MAC desktops and on the web. Jio drive comes... Read More

December 4th, 2014 2:03 PM 28 COMMENTS

First look at Reliance Jio Play : Next gen TV services, 100+ Live TV and HD Channels being offered

Reliance Jio launch is around the corner and we will come with a host of services apart from 4G internet. One of the service is Jio Play, the next generation TV service. Today we bring you first look at Jio Play . Jio Play gives you access to Live TV channels with capability to watch any program from the last 7 days. All programs are stored on Jio Play servers and you can pause and... Read More

December 3rd, 2014 3:46 PM 6 COMMENTS

Reliance introduce 3G/EVDO Wi-Fi Router

Dual technology operator Reliance has introduced 3G/EVDO Wi-Fi Router. The product is priced at Rs. 1999 and supports EVDO REV A/B, 3G USB Modems. It also has support for 5200Mah Battery bank and up to 20 devices sharing on Wi-Fi. Users can plug in there EVDO/3G modem and share internet over Wi-Fi. Apart from mobile internet sharing it also supports ADSL wired broadband and data sharing from external devices like pen drive. In short... Read More

December 3rd, 2014 12:33 PM 37 COMMENTS

Why one should stay away from WhatsApp and Facebook Internet packs offered by various operators

When SMS rates where hiked and daily cap on SMS was imposed, most of us shifted to WhatsApp & Facebook for messaging.  Then operators started increasing 2G internet rates to new heights with monthly packs going as high as Rs 175/month. But most of the users don't need full internet access, they just need WhatsApp or Facebook. Operators then came up with WhatsApp and Facebook packs which offer a month of... Read More

December 2nd, 2014 12:42 PM 65 COMMENTS

Reliance revises 3G Rs 177 pack with 2GB for all circles

Reliance has revised Rs 177 3G pack by offering 2GB data instead of 1GB. Earlier we had reported this offer for only Mumbai circle, now it is available to all users in Reliance 3G circles. Apart from the 2GB data subscribers will also get benefit of Unlimited FB, Twitter and Whatsapp, making this one of the best value for money data pack in the country. The offer of Rs.177 is common across all 13... Read More

November 25th, 2014 12:33 PM 13 COMMENTS

BSNL revises EVDO data packs, offers 400% more data

BSNL has revised its EVDO plans by offering up to 400% more data. Both postpaid and prepaid EVDO plans has been revised across all circles in India. Now basic pack Rs 170 offer 1.5GB data instead of 500MB earlier. Similarly Rs 285 1GB pack now comes with 2.5GB data and Rs 565 pack has 6GB data compared to 2.5GB offered earlier. Unlimited packs and data rate cutter pack remains unchanged.... Read More

November 23rd, 2014 4:53 PM 21 COMMENTS

Videocon introduces Rs 199 combo pack, Offers Full Talktime 1GB Data and Night Unlimited benefits

Videocon Telecom has introduced a new combo tariff voucher 199. Customer activating this voucher would receive Rs 199 full talk time and 1GB internet along with night unlimited 2G internet from 2400 hrs to 0600 hrs. The new combo tariff voucher is available in all 4 circles Videocon currently has operations. Videocon Combo Voucher 199 Details Pack Type Combo Voucher MRP (Rs.) 199 Talk Value (Rs.) 199 Local (Rs.) - STD (Rs.) -... Read More

November 21st, 2014 12:12 PM 40 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo, BSNL and Reliance Offers the Cheapest 2G/3G, CDMA and EVDO Data Plans

Internet is now essential part of our life and mobile internet remains the popular choice in India to get online. But you have got so much choices to choose from different operators, technology and plans. Today we analyse which is the right plan for you in Kerala circle. 2G Mobile Internet Plan TATA Docomo offers the cheapest 1GB 2G internet pack in Kerala at just Rs 95 for  30 days... Read More

November 10th, 2014 11:12 AM 0 COMMENTS

Telecom Commission sent back TRAI’s recommendations on next auction

Telecom Commission has sent back several recommendations of TRAI on next spectrum auction stating that more clarification is needed. TRAI and mobile operators requested to postpone the auction till more spectrum is available for sale. But Telecom Commission and DOT rejected this on the grounds that there is no merits for this demand. Commission has agreed to TRAI's view on freeing up spectrum in 2100 MHz band, which is used for 3G service from... Read More

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