RCom launches 'Free Facebook Fridays'

Rcom's latest plan is aimed at spurring smartphone and data adoption in India. Reliance's prepaid GSM users can access to Facebook for free on each Friday.

By Digit NewsDesk Published Date
11 - Dec - 2014
| Last Updated
11 - Dec - 2014
RCom launches ‘Free Facebook Fridays’

Reliance Communications has launched a new scheme under which it is offering free access to Facebook on Fridays. The plan called Free Facebook Fridays is available for its prepaid GSM customers.

Mr. Gurdeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Business, Reliance Communications Limited, said: “We are delighted to offer this compelling proposition to our customers who have a strong affinity towards Social Networking, especially the youth segment. With this offer of Free Facebook Fridays, we believe customers will get an opportunity to connect in an unhindered way; experience the benefits of unfettered Net access, and drive data adoption and Internet penetration in the country.”

“Access to Facebook on Fridays without data charges is a great way to discover Facebook and stay connected with friends and family,” Mr Kevin D'souza, Head of Growth and Mobile Partnerships, Facebook India, said. “Such initiatives by Reliance Communications help make the Internet affordable and get more people to access the Internet in India.” Also read: RCom launches Pro 3 data network, promises speeds up to 17Mbps

Reliance is hoping the new plan will benefit a large segment of customers using prepaid network. It also points out its various Facebook plans, starting at Rs. 50 for unlimited Facebook access. Also read: Aircel introduces free Facebook access plans for its subscribers


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