Monday, April 16, 2012

RCOM partners with Google, offers free data with every Android device

Reliance Communications has entered into an exclusive partnership with Google wherein RCOM will be marketing the Android devices to promote the usage of Android platform in India. As a part of this deal, company will also provide 1GB of free 3G data with every Android purchase in the country.

This offer will be valid on Google branded Android devices from companies like Samsung, HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG. RCOM has stated that the free data will be available only for one month and can only be availed in the company's 13 3G circles, which include Delhi, West Bengal, Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh, Kolkata, Bihar, Orissa, Rajasthan, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and North East.

It also plans to introduce expert customer care, carrier billing, exclusive apps and content in addition to the dedicated Android experience zone at Reliance retail outlets across the country.

Similar tie-ups have been seen in the past where companies like Aircel and Bharti Airtel exclusively launched Apple's iPhone in India.

The company has also launched a huge marketing campaign for the Google Android products in India which is expected to be supplemented by a similar campaign from Google.