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How to activate Vodafone Mobile Internet

May 18th, 2010

Vodafone Mobile Internet

And we are back again with the Internet on mobile blog for you. This time we are focusing on the Vodafone Mobile Internet Plan. In the last series we had shared with you the details about Airtel Prepaid Mobile Internet Vouchers cost comparison, Airtel Mobile Office pricing and usage details across India, Aircel’s Pocket Internet – unlimited web on the go vouchers, and the Vodafone Mobile Connect pricing and usage details across India

Now chat with your friends on your all your IM’s like Gtalk, yahoo, msn, and many more through Nimbuzz, from wherever you are using Vodafone mobile Internet.

How to get started:


BSNL 3G services reach Andhra Pradesh!

March 17th, 2010


The much awaited 3G services finally arrived in Andhra Pradesh earlier this month. India’s state owned telecom player, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has launched its 3G services across 29 cities and 23 district headquarters in Andhra Pradesh. This comes right after the service was launched in Bangalore and Karnataka.

The existing subscribers of BSNL 2G prepaid mobile connection can migrate to 3G services just by SMSing “M3G120to 53733 while Postpaid 2G subscriber need to send “M3G25” to 53733.

New subscriber can buy 3G prepaid connections, U-Sim (3G sim card) at Rs.59. You need to recharge the SIM with the first recharge coupon of Rs. 120. After recharging with FRC -120, the new 3G subscribers will get 50 free video calls and 25 MB Data usage as a welcome gift.

The tariffs are slightly different for existing and new BSNL consumers.

BSNL New 3G Prepaid Plan


The Mobile Price race continues: Night Calling Packs from Reliance

February 4th, 2010


In case you are not already using Nimbuzz on your mobile to chat for free with all your friends from Facebook, Gtalk, Yahoo (etc.) then you might want to take a look at some really good cost effective alternatives to stay in touch with them, like…

Reliance Mobile has released two new night calling packs for its GSM as well as CDMA subscribers; they go by the catchy names of “Lite – Nite” Pack and “Bright – Nite” pack.

Lite – Nite calling pack enables mobile users to make free calls to local Reliance Mobile numbers from 11.00 pm to 06.00 am. The Bright – Nite pack allow users to make free calls to local as well as STD calls to any Reliance Mobile number between 11.00 pm to 6.00 am.


Samsung Launches Corby Pop C3510 in India

January 28th, 2010


Here is another handset from Samsung in the Corby series and this one for the “touch” lovers. It answers to the name of Corby Pop C3510 in India

The features include a 2.8-inch capacitive Touchscreen with resolution of 240×320 pixels, GPRS and EDGE connectivity, Bluetooth, 1.3 megapixel camera,  USB, audio and video player, stereo FM radio with RDS, 30 MB internal memory, expandable up to 8 GB and so on.


Airtel introduces Super GPRS pack – Get free 2 GB download free for 30 days @ Rs 98

January 25th, 2010


We found details of a very interesting data plan on Broadband Forum and obviously thought it as our duty to share it with you. Airtel has recently launched a special GPRS pack for its prepaid subscribers inclusive of a free 2 GB download for 30 days and priced @ only Rs 98

Once this is consumed, you pay 30 p / 50 KB for your data usage.

There is no difference in day or night charges though.

How to keep you mobile phone when changing service provider

November 24th, 2009


Great news!! Now you can keep your old mobile number intact while enjoying the services of the operator giving the most value for money. This is due to MNP or Mobile Number Portability, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has finally fixed the rate for Mobile Number Portability in India.

The fee that has been fixed is Rs 19 only. TRAI has indicated that the amount to be paid by the subscriber shall not be more than Rs 19 per change in operator. Operators can charge any amount less than or equal to Rs 19.

The main reasons for you to switch your operator could be:

  1. High local calls
  2. High SMS rates
  3. High STD rates
  4. Most important – High GPRS and internet rates