Steady increase in the demand for mobile Internet has encouraged a number of Indian mobile networks including Reliance, MTS, Tata, Airtel, etc to offer various options in mobile Internet services. Wireless mobile broadband services are one of them. Generally, a normal mobile internet connection can offer the speed of 256 kbps. However, a wireless mobile broadband can provide the speed of more than 7 Mbps. Mobile Internet services can be accessed through datacards that work on 2G, 3G or GSM mobile. Mobile broadband Internet connections can be used with laptop and desktop computers for video chat, to watch live TV, for unlimited downloads etc.
Reliance Netconnect and Tata Photon services offer affordable plans, prepaid as well as post paid, and online recharge facility for high speed wireless Internet connections. You have to buy a USB modem to avail the benefits of hi-speed wireless Internet access. Reliance Netconnect service covers thousands of towns, villages and remote locations including highways, airport lounges and railway routes. It also offers the convenience of reliance netconnect online recharge for the people on the go.
Tata Photon offered by Tata Teleservices Ltd is another affordable option for wireless mobile Internet connection. At present Tata Photon is available in Delhi and NCR. It offers prepaid and post paid plans and allows online tata photon recharge. Tata Photon Plus is high speed Internet access service via USB modem that can offer the speed up to 3.1 Mbps. Some advantages of Tata Photon Plus are superior in-building coverage, no roaming charges across India, strong reception signals even while traveling, a wide range of tata photon plus prepaid plans such as short validity, long validity and unlimited plans. For prepaid plans balance can be checked via SMS. Or customers can create an online account and monitor daily and monthly usage.