Data Plans

  • BSNL launches unlimited data plans for post-paid users 11-06-2014 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: State-run BSNL launched two unlimited data plans for its post-paid 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,...
  • Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte 04-06-2014 10:39 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed 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...
  • Airtel likely to launch 4G services in Delhi by September 05-08-2013 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Expanding the footprint of its high-speed 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 18-07-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications, India's third-biggest mobile phone carrier by customers, has cut the price of third-generation 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...
  • Videocon slashes 2G data charges by 90 per cent 04-07-2013 06:07 PM

    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...
  • Airtel cuts base plan package for 4G services by 31 pc 24-06-2013 01:29 PM

    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 24-06-2013 12:52 PM

    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...
  • BlackBerry launches low-priced data plan; offers 1GB data for Rs 129 01-05-2013 10:45 AM

    New Delhi: Smartphone maker BlackBerry launched a plan offering all its services for Rs 129 per GB in 15 mid- and low-revenue generating circles, including Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, targetting a deeper penetration in these regions. The monthly plan would be available on the network of Aircel, Idea...
  • Indians prefer unlimited Internet data plans: Survey 14-10-2012 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: A majority of mobile phone users in India prefer unlimited Internet data plans to usage-based 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 25-02-2012 11:09 AM

    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. Pro-tem Judge Russell Nadel found in favour of Spaccarelli in Ventura Superior Court in...