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So you are looking for Internet on the go and can’t seem to decide which carrier to choose? With so many options around one can easily get lost in the one time fee and monthly rentals. You should only choose a service provider after testing the speeds in your area, as most of the times the actual speeds are nowhere close to the claimed speeds. Please also note that 1KB = 8kb. So, a 3.6mbps connection will only give you download speeds of up to 450 KBps.


MTS MBlaze

mts mblaze

MTS has a very strong presence in South India. They claim speeds of upto 3.1 mbps on their EVDO network. The data card is priced at Rs 1149.
It’s always advisable to check the coverage in your area before purchasing the device or else you’ll be stuck with 144kbps (a download speed of 10-15 KBps).
Other than these plans, MTS offers monthly plans at the tariffs given below (for the Delhi circle. Their tariffs tend to vary across different states).
mts tariff

The social media plan gives you unlimited access to Facebook, Twitter and LinkdIn. However, videos or photos that aren’t hosted on these sites will cost you bandwidth (the YouTube video links that appear in your news feed for instance).


Tata Photon+


tata photon
Tata photon+ has got a greater coverage area than MTS and claims to offer speeds of up to 3.1 mbps. The device will set you back by 1299.

Unlimited plans

unlimited plans tata photon


Basic plans

basic data plans tata photon

In the unlimited plan, the FUP speed is 153kbps.


Reliance Net Connect+


reliance netconnect

reliance netconnct plans


3G (Various carriers)


bsnl 3g

Of  all the services, I personally find 3G services the best option to go with due to the primary reason that it gives you freedom to choose. You can change your service provider anytime unlike in the above 3 services (where modems come locked to the carrier). All you have to do is get a 3.6 or a 7.2mbps modem from the market. You can get one for as low as Rs 1,200 on eBay or a local shop. Once you get hold of an unlocked modem you can insert any SIM card and choose the best plan according to your need. To know the tariffs offered by various carriers hit the link.

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  • ibadat

    Could uou please mention some pros and cons as well? I had a terrible terrible experience with m blaze, mts . they have a pathetic customer support and it took me three months of running around to figure out that in the end they don't really care if the customer is even getting anything that he has paid for or not.

  • sadly thats the story throughout the industry..all these companies care about is making money..i had a similar experience on bsnl 3g where even after calling the cc umpteen times, my speeds hardly ever crossed 20 KBps..eventually i threw away the sim rather than holding on to hopes of it getting fixed someday…

  • TATA Photon Products compariosion..

    TATA Photon Max Wifi..

    * What is the Exact Speed in TATA Photon Max Wifi??
    Maximum 6.2 Mbps. But Generally it will be 1 to 3 Mbps. If it is not enough use your office broadband itself..
    * Is that device Free..?
    No. You have pay Rs.1999 only.If you are paying 6 months rental in Adv then it will be Free..
    * How much I have to Pay for Roaming while using TATA Photon Wifi..?
    It is absolutely Free in India.
    * Can I connect more than 5 systems using TATA Photon wifi..?
    You can connect upto 5 Wifi Devices. To connect more than 5 you can buy one more from
    * Why I should buy from
    If you want good customer service there is only one option. .that

  • sandeep

    Hi friends, just wanted to share some speed related facts about MTS Mblaze Ultra Wi-Fi and
    TATA Photon Max Wi-Fi. Though both the devices claim that they support
    speed upto 6.2 & 9.8 Mbps, the network everywhere does not support this much
    speed. In fact most of the Cities, the network supports speed only upto
    3.1 Mbps. So the practical speed that you get is approx 1 to 2 Mbps in both
    the companies. Speed also depends on other factors like time of day, system configuration, network congestion at a location etc. To know more, do log on to

  • Here’s what TATA has in offer, it’s latest, it’s fast & it’s convenience. It is called the TATA Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo. Do check this link to find out more info –

  • Taukil Ali

    You will be cheated if you buy MTS device. At the time of delivery their executive will present you lucrative offer , once you buy they will not listen .

  • Buy TATA or Reliance. Never ever go for MTS. Their net speed and support really sucks. Very bad company.

    • Snehasish

      I don’t agree! MTS is far better than others in terms of tariff charges and their service!

  • Snehasish

    I am using MTS over 2yrs. I got very good service till now.