Opera Mini and UC Browser, top android app for browsing the internet in collaboration with sponsorship and in the name of net neutrality offers offers free access to internet to a limited number of countries.
How you can get free internet on Opera Mini?
Valid offers in 2015
- For both Idea and Vodafone users from INDIA can get 10MB of data that’s sponsored by FreeCharge.
- Robi users from Bangladesh can get 5MB sponsored by Bikroy.com at no cost.
Back in the beginning of 2014, collaboration with Idea one of the top telecom operator in India offering quality 3G and 2G service and Opera came up with new scheme in which users were first given time based plans as given below
- Daily Internet Pass for Rs 8, 30 MB
- Weekly Facebook Pass for Rs 7, 70 MB
- Weekly Internet Pass for Rs 30, 125 MB
Back in July 2014 Quikr sponsored users with free internet of 10MB which was valid for a day and then came a series of freebies like this.
Since Opera ( which is available for all devices from a featured Java mobile to high end smartphone) had unique data savings features called turbo the data was enough for a normal person.
Activation of this service
In order to activate freebies all you need is open it and navigate to speed dial. Select the plan and you are good to go as shown in the picture below
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UC Browser offers
Here the things are pretty different, you don’t have to subscribe to any plans.
Then how ?
It’s by using Internet.org, a Facebook initiative to bring the internet to everyone especially in developing countries.
A special version of UC Browser 10 has been now rolled out by ucweb in Google PlayStore for those who are using Reliance in Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Mumbai states of India. If you are with any other operator you will be shown an error message.
List of websites that doesn’t cost you in India, may vary with other countries
- Aaj Tak
- AP Speaks
- BabyCenter & MAMA
- BBC News
- Bing Search
- Daily Bhaskar
- ESPN Cricinfo
- Facts for Life
- Girl Effect
- India Today
- Internet Basics
- Jagran Josh
- Maalai Malar
- Maharashtra Times
- Malaria No More
- Reliance Astrology
- Reuters Market Lite
- Times of India
Do note that other than above websites and apps everything else will be charged as per your data package.
No apk of any those browser available now.
For those on Reliance who like to get visit pages on your default web browser need to call 1800-300-25353 to get a special link.