Yes, this is the kind of face you make when you hear “FREE Internet”.
We live in an age where Internet has taken the place of fourth basic necessity in a life of a common man. From Household to Office, Campus to Corporate, School to College, Insanity to Maturity, Porn to Family Drama, Kim Kardashian to Taylor Swift & even Obama to NaMo, Internet is just everywhere. You just can’t imagine a day without Internet. World’s top grossing companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple & Facebook also works around Internet (Pardon me for not mentioning your favorite company, there are just too many my friend).
You love Internet & all that you love just don’t come that cheaply. You’ve to pay to make some love with Internet. Working man doesn’t bother much about paying his Internet bills. But wait, what about those who don’t earn or those who don’t earn enough to spend on Internet? As a human, you tend to look for alternatives wherever you feel you gotta loosen up your pockets. You obviously want to save some bucks for future because don’t know what may come tomorrow.
Well, you got some remedial help now. Yes, you read it right. Somebody’s gonna provide you FREE Internet. That means you can save some bucks to waste it over coffee with your girlfriend/boyfriend/whatever kind of friend. Somebody will take care of your Internet bills. And who’s that somebody? It’s freenet. freenet like a good friend, will have your back while you’re busy making love with Internet.
Now, the obvious questions,
- Who is freenet or Internet.org?
Ans. It’s a website that is jointly launched by Reliance & Facebook in India, having a host of Free Services/websites which are FREE of Charge to Reliance Customers. Some of the services are Facebook, OLX, News, Cricinfo, Weather updates, Job Search, and many more.
- Is Internet.org service available for all Reliance Customers?
Ans. Initially the service is available only in 6 circles: Gujarat, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala & Tamil Nadu/Chennai for Reliance customers (Prepaid & Postpaid GSM & Prepaid CDMA only).
- Does the customer need to buy any Data or special pack to avail of Internet.org benefit?
Ans. No. Reliance Prepaid GSM/CDMA & Postpaid GSM Customers do not require to buy any special pack to use the service. Internet.org is Free of Charge.
- What will happen to the Data Pack user’s Data Quota when he uses Internet.org?
Ans. For Prepaid GSM & CDMA Users, there will be NO depletion from their Data Quota or from Main Account balance on using Internet.org. Postpaid GSM Users will also NOT be charged for Internet.org. However, for Postpaid customers that have a Data Quota, even though their Data Quota will not deplete, but on PCRF this usage will be accounted for.
- I am using Internet.org app/site, but still got charged for Data. Why?
Ans. www.internet.org usage is NOT Charged and is completely Free of charge. However if the customer gets charged for data, the reason for charging could be one of the following:
- Customer clicked on a link which is outside the listed sites (eg.a external link to other sites)
- Customer’s smartphone has some applications running in the background, utilizing data
- Customer clicks on pictures or videos, where he is advised that it is chargeable as per his data tariff
Here’s a list of services covered under www.internet.org,
You can also download the Android application for accessing www.internet.org services from Google Play Store. Also, you can call 1800-300-25353 (toll free) for more information.
P.S. Facebook access via Internet.org covers free text posts; photo & video usage will require data plan.
4 thoughts on “Yippee! Internet for Free”
Nice article! Keep up the good work. 🙂
Thanks & sure Harsh 😉
Well explained! 🙂
Glad that it could be of some help to you.