Chandigarh/Jammu, March 25 (Scoop News) – Reliance Communications, India’s foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider, has unveiled its path breaking initiative to break the price barrier for internet access for billions of Indians across 24,000 towns and 600,000 villages. In the largest roll out of affordable wireless internet service across the length and breadth of the country, Reliance slashed the cost of Reliance Netconnect USB stick modem to Rs 1099/- and offers unlimited data usage at affordable tariff of just Rs 169/- only for prepaid users. This plan has been launched across the country except the top 1000 towns.
While major cities have benefitted by the growth in latest technology, semi-urban and rural areas have by and large been left behind in the IT wave. Many parts of
“The availability of internet service and the initial hardware cost has been a deterrent to drive the internet penetration in our country. Internet penetration all over
There remains abundant headroom for data growth since many regions of the country are still significantly under penetrated and unwired. RCOM‘s strategy is to reach this unconnected hinterland, giving millions of Indians affordable internet usage. In these parts of the country, PC penetration is increasing with the popularity of music and movies online, social networking and email. Dial up network or poor GPRS connectivity are the only options available for internet access and the customer experience is very poor on account of poor network quality and lower speeds.
‘City Unlimited’ makes the internet access very affordable, but, more importantly provides the speed with unlimited data usage for using various internet applications. The service plan is targeted at small/medium businesses, students and homemakers. RCOM’s network presence provides competitive edge of diverse technology and nationwide reach of internet access for everyone.