02:04 pm - Saturday 18 November 2017

Reliance Communications partners with WhatsApp in India

By Parvina Purkayastha - Mon Oct 15, 12:26 pm

Launches ‘WhatsApp Plan’ for GSM subscribers and ‘My College Plan’ for students with unlimited usage at Rs. 16 per month only

India’s fully integrated telecommunications service provider, Reliance Communications, announced their exclusive partnership with WhatsApp in India. Through this partnership Reliance Communications has launched first of its kind prepaid plan ‘WhatsApp Plan’ for all Reliance GSM subscribers and ‘My College Plan’ for students across the country. Reliance GSM customers can now enjoy unlimited usage of WhatsApp and Facebook across the country at a nominal fee of Rs. 16 per month only without paying any extra data consumption charges.

“WhatsApp Plan” offers unlimited access of WhatsApp to all prepaid Reliance GSM customers in the country for just Rs. 16 per month without paying any extra data consumption charges. Facebook is bundled complimentary in this pack for a limited period and hence a customer use of WhatsApp and Facebook is absolutely free on the Reliance network. “WhatsApp Plan” is available with a validity period of 30 Days from the date of recharge and the plan is auto-renewed every 30 days unless unsubscribed.

“My College Plan” by Reliance Communications offers unlimited social media access of WhatsApp to all college students on the prepaid Reliance GSM network across the country for just Rs. 16 per month. This unique plan allows students to call and SMS within their specified group at just 5 paise and also permits a student to broadcast a juicy tidbit in the campus through a SMS to the entire college group for just Rs. 3 by texting the message to 51112. “My College Plan” is available with a validity period of 30 Days from the date of recharge and the plan is auto-renewed every 30 days unless unsubscribed. This plan is available with SMS based recharge and applicable to most of the colleges across the country and students can get their college IDs from the official website of Reliance Communications.

Commenting on the tie-up with WhatsApp and announcing the launch of ‘WhatsApp Plan’ and ‘My College Plan’ Sanjay Behl, Group Head – Brand & Marketing, Reliance Communications Limited  said, We are thrilled to offer the first of its kind offering of sharing unlimited text, music, pictures and videos to our customers through our exclusive partnership with WhatsApp in India. We are confident that ‘WhatsApp Plan’ and ‘My College Plan’ with unlimited usage of WhatsApp is set to provide a compelling new experience with incredible affordability to Smartphone users across the country on our superior network along with free Facebook surfing as an introductory offer for a limited period. We are hoping this offer to trigger a significant shift of youth customers using Smartphones to our superior network.” 

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton said, With the rapid growth of Smartphones in India, we are delighted to partner with Reliance Communications. We are currently working with industry leaders across countries and this exclusive partnership will enable millions of Reliance customers to experience the most innovative way to send messages, music, pictures and videos to leverage the power of data through their smart communication devices.”

‘My College Plan’ will allow every student in the college to be updated on all the fun and frolic on their campus without missing any important moment. Students can be a part of only one college group at a time and will be charge for any data consumed by browsing external links from Facebook. Spice Up your college life with ‘My College Plan’.

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