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Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Increase 2G Internet Tariff  
 
In order to promote 3G services in the country, the private operators raised 2G data tariff.   
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Monday, December 31, 2012 If you are still using 2G Internet plans, the coming year may fall heavy on your pockets. Private mobile operators including Airtel, Idea and Vodafone have increased their 2G Internet tariffs. One major reason for taking such a step is promotion of 3G data services.

The year 2010 saw the launch of 3G services in India. Even after two years of the launch, 3G is yet to find many takers. The operators had high expectations from 3G services and they had bidded aggressively for them as well. In order to promote 3G services in the country, the private operators increased 2G data tariff.

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The operators have made major changes in the popular data packs. The revision of tariff is seen as an anti-consumer move and it is expected that subscribers using Airtel, Vodafone or Idea’s 2G services on dongle will switch to other operators following this hike. Some online reports claim that BSNL will also revise their 2G plans soon.

Here are the changed tariff plans:

Rs 98 – 650 MB for 21 days (earlier 1GB for 30 days)
Rs 124 – 1 GB for 30 days (earlier for Rs 98)
Rs 149 – 1.2GB for 30 days (earlier 1.5 GB for 30 days)
Rs 198 – 2GB + unlimited at 40kbps for 30 days (earlier this pack priced at Rs 149)

Please note that these plans may have slight price differences depending upon circles. The revised rates are not applied in certain circles.

Diksha  P Gupta, EFYTIMES News Network


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