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RComm partners with WhatsApp in India

MUMBAI: Reliance Communications has 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 Rs 16 per month.


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 RComm offers unlimited social media access of WhatsApp to all college students on the prepaid Reliance GSM network across the country for Rs 16 per month. This 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 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.


Reliance Communications group head - brand and marketing Sanjay Behl said, "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."

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