The move is aimed at making its EVDO based data services more popular to the public as entry cost has now come down to a new affordable level.
The price of the dongle has been reduced from Rs. 1599 to Rs.1299 for the USB dongle/data card and the first recharge (FRC) from Rs. 330 to Rs. 100.
All in all, customer price including the first recharge has come down from Rs. 1929 to Rs. 1399.In a similar way, Netconnect 1x customer MOP has also dropped to Rs 999.
This offer is available across 175 towns in Tamil Nadu where consumers will enjoy an 18 percent discount on the dongle and 69 percent discount on the first recharge together with 5GB data and a validity of 30 days.
Reliance Communications is aggressively expanding in Tamil Nadu and has added more than 100 sites in the last one month. The High speed Datacard of Reliance Communications has the largest reach in South India.
RCOM’s EVDO based high speed wireless internet service is capable of offering up to 3.1Mbps download speed and up to 1.8Mbps upload speed.
RCOM has its EVDO coverage in 500 cities of India. Customers can also enjoy seamless internet connectivity on CDMA 1X (speed upto 153.6kbps) network where EVDO is not available.