Data Plans

  • BSNL launches unlimited data plans for postpaid users June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Staterun BSNL launched two unlimited data plans for its postpaid users of North zone, targeted towards the youth and students. The unlimited plans will be offered across the country subsequently, the company said in a statement. Currently the packs will be available in Haryana, Punjab, UP(West), UP(East), Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh,...
  • Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte June 4, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in underdeveloped parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps. Facebook did not disclose financial terms of the deal, which spokeswoman Vanessa Chan said is expected to close later this month. Pryte's...
  • Airtel likely to launch 4G services in Delhi by September August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Expanding the footprint of its highspeed Internet services, Bharti Airtel is likely to launch by September fourth generation (4G) services in Delhi, which is one of the lucrative data market in the country. The firm, which already offers 4G services in Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune and Chandigarh, has roped...
  • Reliance Communications halves 3G data price July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications, India's thirdbiggest mobile phone carrier by customers, has cut the price of thirdgeneration data services by half, Gurdeep Singh, head of the company's mobile business, said on Thursday. Only about 5 per cent of India's 850 million mobile users have subscribed to 3G services, which are estimated...
  • Videocon slashes 2G data charges by 90 per cent July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Joining the bandwagon, Videocon Mobile Services has slashed its 2G data rates by 90 per cent for its subscribers across the Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh telecom circles, the company said in a statement here Thursday. "According to the new tariff, once the subscribers exhaust their free...
  • Airtel cuts base plan package for 4G services by 31 pc June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel customers can now avail its 4G data plans starting from Rs 450, down 31 per cent from Rs 650 earlier in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune and Chandigarh circles. The company, which recently reduced 2G data tariffs by 90 per cent in Punjab and Haryana, is trying to...
  • Airtel 4G data plans now start from Rs 450; down by 31 per cent June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel customers can now avail its 4G data plans starting from Rs 450, down 31 per cent from Rs 650 earlier in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune and Chandigarh circles. The company, which recently reduced 2G data tariffs by 90 per cent in Punjab and...
  • BlackBerry launches lowpriced data plan; offers 1GB data for Rs 129 May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Smartphone maker BlackBerry launched a plan offering all its services for Rs 129 per GB in 15 mid and lowrevenue generating circles, including Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, targetting a deeper penetration in these regions. The monthly plan would be available on the...
  • Karbonn Mobiles ties up with Bharti Airtel for data plans January 17, 2013

    Chennai: Handset maker Karbonn Mobiles has tied up with telecom major Bharti Airtel to provide a bundled offer with purchase of its range of smart phones. "As part of this tieup, customers buying Karbonn smart phones like A9+, A15, A21 and A30 can now avail 500MB of 3G data and...
  • Indians prefer unlimited Internet data plans: Survey October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: A majority of mobile phone users in India prefer unlimited Internet data plans to usagebased plans, a survey by Ernst & Young has found. "In India almost 54 per cent of the respondents prefer unlimited mobile data for a fixed price per month," the survey, conducted across 12...
  • Judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case February 25, 2012

    Simi Valley: When AT&T started slowing down the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the America's largest telecommunications company to small claims court. And won. His award: $850. Protem Judge Russell Nadel found in favour of Spaccarelli in Ventura Superior Court in Simi Valley...