Last month, I wrote post about BSNL, Tata, Airtel & Reliance data card comparison and I got lots of comments from users so I decide to write about these vendors 3G technologies. In the market, Tata indicom photon 3G and Reliance Netconnect 3G, Airtel 3G and BSNL 3G are already available but which one is best to choose? Advertising campaign of various Internet service providers create confusion among customers to select a service. Hence the 3G internet was always most awaited in India because it just does not mean higher speed but also means revolution following which all around the world there would be more business transactions and more networking.
Reliance Netconnect Plus
Reliance Communications, India’s second-biggest mobile operator, launched its 3G services in India. The company said it would cover all its 13 zones by the end of March next year. RCom said that it was targeting a national footprint of 3G services through associations with other “like minded, quality 3G licensees” in the remaining nine telecoms zones during the course of next year. The company has launched 3G services in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta and Chandigarh.
Here we bring you the latest 3G plans and pricing from Reliance.
Tata Docomo 3G
Tata DoCoMo became the first private telecom firm to launch 3G mobile services in the country. Tata Teleservices, which has Japanese firm DoCoMo as partner launched 3G mobile services in nine circles, of Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh (including Chhattisgarh), Rajasthan, Gujarat, UP (West), Punjab, Haryana and Maharashtra in the auction held recently enabling subscribers to access high speed Internet and video telephony.
Tata Docomo in India has actually started off with an initial free internet offer limited to the first 7days. Following this the plans available start at Rs 750 per month for the 3.6Mbps Plan along with which you get upto Rs 1250 worth of voice calls. This looks a good option but for users who get this new SIM for the sake of high speed internet these free voice or video calls is useless. The main reason behind this is that normally the voice calls are already under Per Second Billing which means that you obviously are already getting calls for cheap hence there is no point paying high for the sake of huge free calls package.
BSNL is committed to taking India into the next league of telecom supremacy by providing technologically advanced 3G Mobile services provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has crossed the landmark of 20 Lakh 3G Mobile and Data subscribers in India. It has been able to launch 3G network on Pan India basis except Delhi and Mumbai (MTNL service area).
BSNL has provided various advanced services like High Speed Wireless 3G Broadband, Video Calling, Mobile TV, Music, Video Download etc. At present BSNL had 3G coverage in 675 cities and will expand 3G services to 120 more cities across India by January 2011.
Creating a paradigm shift in the digital communications, BSNL recently launched affordable unlimited 3G Plan just at Rs. 700 in India. By making 3G services affordable with lowest Voice call and Video call charges as well as High Speed 3G Wireless Broadband Data HSDPA connectivity at 1 paisa for 10KB in India.
The cost of this BSNL Micro SIM Kit will be Rs. 100 (Rs. 30 for the Micro sim and Rs. 70 for the 3G FRC Starter Plan).The BSNL Micro SIM card and 3G tariff plans for Apple Devices will be available from BSNL CSC in 3G Services area only.
Airtel had launched its 3G mobile services successfully bid for 13 zones including key cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad on a test basis. These cities account for 21 per cent of data traffic in the country. They are also most likely to have early adopters who are eagerly waiting to get their hand(set)s on 3G. Incidentally, the 13 circles also account for 68% of the telco’s revenue market share.
Airtel‘s 3G services, will usher in a new era of unique life style products. The offerings will be specifically targeted towards mobile broadband, given the enhanced speed and user experience which the 3G technology enables. The partners will play a catalyst role in enhancing the customer experience and the data usage habits in the country. In addition to being HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access) ready from launch, the 3G network will support world class user data speeds and enhanced mobile broadband user experience. High Speed Packet Access plus enables high peak user throughput which are multiple times higher than those supported in current 2G networks.
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