Virgin Mobile enters data devices segment with vLink

MUMBAI: In sync with its commitment to offer products and services catering to the lifestyle of the Indian youth, Virgin Mobile has made its entry into the data devices segment with the launch of vLink.

The white coloured device cliams to be be the first in the data devices segment to offer style and dual purpose of CDMA USB Modem and 1 GB data storage.


The vLink comes with all the drivers (no CD installation required) and one month free unlimited data usage. Virgin Mobile youth customers who do not want a cap on their data usage can now surf the internet anywhere with Virgin Mobile’s unlimited monthly data plan of Rs 801.

The company claims that this is the most economical package available in the market offering a speed of up to 153 kbps. vLink is aimed at meeting the wireless connectivity needs of Indian youth who own laptops as well as PCs.

Virgin Mobile India chief officer, handset, Vas and procurement Deval Parikh said, “vLink comes with a starter kit of Rs 99 which includes free unlimited promo data usage time of 30 days. We have launched two tariff plans for vLink: The Rs 801 monthly plan provides the user unlimited data usage per month, with no hidden costs or commitments.

" On purchase of vLink, the user gets the benefit of this plan for free in the first month of usage. In sync with Virgin Mobile’s philosophy of offering flexibility to its consumers, the second plan of Rs 349 offers the user benefit of rolling over unutilized balance to the next month. This is the first unutilized balance roll over facility for data usage in the Indian market. This plan comes at a competitive 25p/min peak hour rate and a 13p/min off peak hour rate."

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