Reliance Netconnect Broadband+ Tariff Plans, Modems, Comparison

Reliance Broadband+
Reliance Netconnect Broadband+ service offers fastest internet connection in India. Reliance Wireless Broadband works well as the Wireless Broadband for laptops & desktops, which is 20 times faster with speed upto 3.1Mbps in Reliance Broadband + Network, with the fastest uploads at a speed of upto 1.8 Mbps. The downward process is compatible with Reliance High Speed 1X network. The seemless transition from Broadband+ to CDMA 1X ensures connectivity across 20000 towns & 5 lakh villages, as well as along major highways, railway routes, airport lounges and remote locations in India, even if there is no broadband+ available.

Reliance Broadband+ is optimized for running rich media / heavy applications such as video conferencing, video streaming, electronic surveillance, online multiplayer gaming and heavy file transfers. The USB modem devices offer simple Plug & Play, providing quick access to the wireless broadband.

Reliance has three different Wireless Broadband USB modems – Huawei EC 1260, Huawei EC 168 C and ZTE AC871, and costs Rs.3500/-



Huawei EC 1260 supports CDMA 1x RTT & CDMA 1xEVDO Rev A. The modem auto Installs and compatible with Windows 2000 (SP4), Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista 32/64bits, Mac OS ( 10.4 version). It is 60mm×25.3mm×12mm weighing about 20 gm.

Huawei EC 168 C supports CDMA 1x RTT & CDMA 1xEVDO Rev A. The modem auto installs and compatible with Windows 2000 (SP4), Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista32/64bits, Mac OS. It is 88mm×27mm×8.5mm in size and weighing about 50 gms.

ZTE AC 8710 supports 800 MHz frequency band, high-rate network access and Plug and Play (PnP). It installs automatically and compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS. It’s size is 80mm×36mm×12.8mm, weighing about 40 gms.

The Reliance Netconnect Broadband+ currently coverage the following Indian cities:
Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Ernakulam, Erode, Guntur, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kakinda, Kolkata, Kota, Lucknow, Ludhiana,Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Patiala, Pune, Rajahmundry, Salem, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupur, Udaipur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Vapi, Vijayvada and Visakhapatnam

You can order the device online You can pay online or pay on delivery of the device at your home, free shipping.

Nationwide coverage currently provides Reliance Netconnect Broadband+ coverage in 35 major cities and seamless integration with High Speed 1X for National coverage.. Broadband + 10 GB Night Add-on Plan is applicable on Broadband+ 1 GB, 2.5 GB, 5 GB, 10 GB ( Citywide) & 10 GB (Nationwide) plan. It cannot be used as a standalone plan. Minimum guaranteed speed on Netconnect Broadband+ is 256 Kbps subject to technical feasibility.

Netconnect Broadband+ Tariff Plans (Monthly Charges)

Plan Name Monthly Rental Bundled Usage Usage Charges beyond
Free Usage
Pay As you Go Rs. 299 Nil Rs. 2/- per MB Nationwide*
Broadband+10GB @Night Rs. 499/- 10GB@ Night 50 paise per minute during day Nationwide
Broadband+1 GB Plan Rs. 650/- 1 GB Rs. 2/- per MB Nationwide
Broadband+ 2.5 GB Plan Rs. 850/- 2.5 GB Rs. 2/- per MB Nationwide
Broadband+ 5 GB Plan Rs. 1099/- 5 GB Rs. 2/- per MB Nationwide
Broadband+ Citywide 10GB Plan Rs. 1099/- 10GB Rs. 2/- per MB Citywide
Broadband+ 10GB Plan Rs. 1750/- 10GB Rs. 2/- per MB Nationwide
Broadband+10GB Night
Add-on Pack**
Rs. 199/- 10GB Rs. 2/- per MB As per Plan chosen
Day Usage : 6 AM to 10 PM ; Night Usage : 10 PM to 6 AM

Day/night classification of a particular session will be done on basis of session start time i.e. If the session starts in Peak time/Day Usage (6 AM to 10 PM), it would be classified as a day session and if the session starts in Off-peak time/Night Usage (between 10 PM to 6 AM), it would be classified as night session.

Netconnect Broadband+ Comparison – Dial-Up, DSL, GSM EDGE, CDMA 1X

Dial-up DSL GSM EDGE CDMA 1X Competition Wireless Broadband Netconnect Broadband+
Mobility No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Max. Downlink Speed (in Kbps) 56 (Uplink + Downlink) 2000(Uplink+ Downlink) 238 144 2400 3100
Max. Uplink Speed (in Kbps) 238 144 144 1800
Avg. Downlink Speed (in Kbps) 25 (Uplink + Downlink) 400 (Uplink + Downlink) 30 30 400 500
Avg. Uplink Speed (in Kbps) 30 30 30 400
Time to download 5 Mb file 27 min 1.7 min 22 min 22 min 1.7 min 1.3 min
Time to upload 5 Mb file 27 min 1.7 min 22 min 22 min 22 min 1.3 min
Email Average Very Good Average Average Very Good Very Good
Internet Average Very Good Average Average Very Good Very Good
Video Download Poor Good Average Average Good Very Good
Video Conference/ Chat Very Poor Good Very Poor Very Poor Very Poor Very Good
VoIP Very Poor Good Very Poor Very Poor Poor Very Good
Upload Photo Poor Good Average Average Average Very Good
Send Large Email Attachments Very Poor Good Poor Poor Poor Very Good
Wireless Coverage Area
No. Of Cities NA NA Very few National < 5 35
Within the city NA NA Limited Very Good Limited Very Good
No. of Towers NA NA < 10000 26000 < 300 4200

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