Reliance Communications prices Facebook Messenger Plan at Rs 16 / month for its GSM users

Telecom Lead India: Reliance Communications has priced Facebook Messenger Plan for all Reliance GSM subscribers at Rs 16 per month.

At Rs 16 per month, Reliance GSM customers can enjoy unlimited usage of Facebook messenger across the country. Users need not pay any extra data consumption charges.

The Facebook Messenger 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.

“We are hoping this offer to trigger a significant shift of youth customers using Smartphones to our superior network,” said Nilanjan Mukherjee, chief revenue officer – Wireless, Reliance Communications.

Recently, Reliance has unveiled One Bill for the family concept in India. The plan, as claimed by Reliance Communications, enables users to save upto 50 percent. As part of the plan, Reliance Communications will offer free 3000 minutes of Local/STD voice calls, 3000 Local/National SMS and 3GB of 3G Data available on a sharing basis.

The Facebook Messenger feature app works on a cross platform of smart and feature phones.

It also recently launched a new version of Messenger service where users need only their name and phone number to sign up for a new account. Users can download the app at fb.me/msgr. The plans with Reliance will allow its GSM customers to use this new app at no extra cost.

“Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. And mobile is a big part of that. Reliance users are now able to take the opportunity with the free data access plan to Facebook services like our new free messaging app to connect with their friends and families,” said Kevin D’Souza, country growth manager, Facebook.

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