Virgin Mobile India, as part of its strategy to expand into data services, is now, offering high speed USB broadband data card marketed under the name “vFlash”.
vFlash USB modem will be available for a price of Rs.3499 and apart from offering broadband speed of upto 3.1Mbps can also be used as a pen drive with 8 GB storage.
Apart from high speed internet, vFlash also other various features like vFlash TV ( a live TV service, similar to the one launched earlier by Tata Photon+) and on-demand video download service.
Flash TV offers you a large list of channels that you can access while on the move.
When it comes to tariff, following are the various plans available with vFlash, high speed mobile USB broadband. In short, tariff plans vary from Rs 250 per month to Rs. 1100 per month.
1.) vStart: Under the vStart plan, you need to pay a monthly rental of Rs 250. There is no free usage attached and you will need to pay Rs 1 /min for usage. This is quite strange as the plan measures usage based on time, instead of bytes downloaded / uploaded.
2.) vBase: Next in line is the vBase plan wherein, a consumer will be charged Rs 500 as monthly rental. You will get 0.5 GB of free usage and an overage charge of Rs. 0.50 / MB will be charged for every extra MB.
3.) vEconomy: vEconomy plan will put you down by Rs 750 every month. It will provide you with 2GB of free usage and overage charges of Rs. 0.50/MB for every extra MB.
4.) vConnect: vConnect plan comes with a monthly rent of Rs 950. Offers 2 GB of Daytime download and upload and 10 GB of Night time download and upload. Overage charges of Rs. 0.50 / MB will be charged for every extra MB. Day usage – 7 AM to 11 PM; Night Usage – 11 PM – 7 AM.
5.) vMax: vMax allows you to get 10 GB of free usage for a rental of 1100 Rs per month. Overage charges of Rs. 0.50 / MB will be charged for every extra MB
You can get more details at www.virginvflash.com
As an introductory offer, Virgin Mobile is offering following
- Zero data tariff rental for th first bill! (as per the bill cycle)
- Zero rental for 30 days on vFLASH TV
- Unlimited downloads on “on Demand” services for 30 days (introductory offer valid till 31st march).
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