Reliance Communications, the Anil Ambani-owned company, has launched a fresh dongle + data scheme for its users at Rs 5,199. As a fraction of this scheme, consumers receive a 4G SIM card that provides 1 GB each day for 356 Days coupled with the Wi-Fi dongle dubbed as Wi-Pod worth Rs 3,200 free of cost. The telecom company has listed an EMI plan as well for consumers commencing at Rs 500 on various bank credit cards.
When speaking of specifications, the Wi-Pod dongle is 95 mm x 57 mm x16 mm in dimension and has a weight of 80g. Fueled by a Qualcomm MDM9307 processor, it also arrives with warranty period of 1 Year. Fueled by a 2,300 mAh battery that provides 5 Hours of battery backup, it also provides download speed of almost 150Mbps. It also arrives with a microSD card slot up to 32 GB and a micro USB port.
Speaking of free data, Reliance Jio, the sibling rival of Reliance Communications, is also in the race. The free offers of Reliance Jio are on the edge of ending soon, and the firm is expected to declare some new offerings/plans at its forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on July 21, 2017. But even prior to that, the telecom company has rolled out an exciting offer for its users. As a fraction of the scheme, Jio users can receive data for as stumpy as Rs 2.27 each GB.
The new scheme is only accessible with Wi-Fi service of Reliance Jio—JioFi. This will also allow subscribers with 3G or 2G handsets to take pleasure of 4G services.
In order to take benefit of the new offer, interested subscribers will have to buy the JioFi gadget for Rs 1,999. Post this, they just require to purchase a SIM card for the gadget and do a top up of just Rs 99. As soon as the top up is done, subscribers will receive Prime membership for that specific SIM card. Jio users can also select from different plans, varying from Rs 149 to Rs 999.
Let us see who wins in this telecom war.