Reliance reduces 3G data offering for Rs.177 pack in Delhi circle, now offers only 600MB

By March 5th, 2015 AT 1:07 PM

Reliance communications is popular among mobile data subscribers who need high speed Data at low tariff. Rcom has 3G spectrum in 13 circles and ICRA with Aircel in another 5 circles. It gained a major share of the 3G market by offering 3G data at 2G rates for smartphones. Though the quality of 3G network of Rcom is inferior to that of Airtel, Vodafone and Idea in most circles, they still continue to hold a major portion of the data market due to its pricing strategy. But with its latest move Rcom seems to be losing this advantage as well, it has reduced the bundled data in the popular Rs.177 pack in Delhi circle which earlier offered 1GB data now offers only 600MB which implies a 40% reduction. Reliance did not send out any prior intimation of this change to the existing users of this pack to warn them before the next recharge date.

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Plan Quota Validity (Days) Circle Overage Charges SMS Keywords USSD Strings
Rs.156 Recharge 400 MB 3G 21 Days For Delhi 3p/10KB < ACT G156 > *777*156#
Rs.177 Recharge 600 MB 3G+ FB/WA/TW 30 Days For Delhi 3p/10KB < ACT G177 > *777*177#
Rs.247 Recharge 1.25 GB 3G + 100 promo TT + FB/WA/TW 30 Days For Delhi 3p/10KB < ACT MN247 > *565*247#

The Rs.177 pack in Delhi offers 600MB data at 3G speeds plus unlimited usage of Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp for 30 days. In all other circles it continues to offer 1GB 3G data with unlimited TW/FB/WA for 30 days. In Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh circle it offers 2GB 3G data with unlimited TW/FB/WA for 30 days.

For Delhi subscribers we suggest to recharge with Rs.197 pack instead which gives 1.25GB 3G data with unlimited TW/FB/WA for 30 days. Also the Rs.197 pack is eligible for the world cup special free data for runs scored by India. Alternatively Rs.247 pack gives 1.25GB 3G data with unlimited TW/FB/WA along with Rs.100 promotional talk time with 30 days validity. In Mumbai the Rs.246 voucher gives 2GB 3G data with unlimited TW/FB/WA for 30 days.

Note: Do check with CC before opting any plan.

Physiotherapist by day and techno buff by evening, Esmail is our very own in-house spectrum specialist. He has a keen eye for the Mobile data and DTH segments.

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Sudhakar
Sudhakar

ICR with Aircel 3G in Tamilnadu?. Not at all.

Anyway another incomplete information by TT.

Is facebook* and whatsapp# voice calling included in the pack?. If yes, then it is useful even after increasing the price.
I think it is included. Thats why it has reduced the data limit. Lol.

* means – already launched
# means – what will happen if whatsapp introduces voice calling (just in case) in during the validity of the subscribed pack?.

Manu Arora
Manu Arora

Who wants Reliance’s WORST PATCHY 3G in Delhi-NCR when Airtel giving 1+1GB 3G @255 as Holi promotional offer(double data on 4th and 5th March). Although Airtel is expensive but its coverage is far better than Reliance and everytime Airtel has some offers, last month they were giving 1 Gb [email protected], before that 1+0.5GB 3G on 255 recharge. Forget 3G, Reliance doesn’t has even good 2G coverage in Delhi, many times it lathes on Aircel network for coverage in home circle.

Rohit
Rohit

In TN airtel gives 1gb 3g for 198…all the operates offers at this similar rate…but aircel gives 1.5 GB 3g for 198 and 2gb 3g for 255 which is cheaper than other operaters and the speed is also good, getting 300 to 500KB downloading speed…

SS
SS

They are giving me 1 GB 3G @ 149, L+STD @ 30p/min @ Rs 14.
That is sone pe suhaga!

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