Google partnered with Indian Railways to offer free WiFi at railway stations and it was a massive hit. The high-speed internet service is free for around 30 mins in the beginning and then users have to pay further to use the service.
To strengthen its foothold in India, mobile services provider Syntonic is announcing a partnership with the leading Indian mobile carriers – including Airtel India, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular, and Reliance Mobile – to offer free data to the world’s second largest smartphone market.
Considering the internet access in India and the type of network connectivity here, the need of the hour is a good infrastructure and capabilities to provide free internet access to users in India. Once the country comes online, the possibility to connect becomes higher and easier.
Users of Freeway by Syntonic can leverage the ‘Download and Use’ rewards model to access content without using any of their pre-paid or monthly data allotment. It also enables a way for application developers, content publishers and advertisers to reach, acquire, engage and monetize mobile users.
What is Freeway by Syntonic?
Freeway by Syntonic gives you instant access to a growing catalog of rewards and offers that let you enjoy your favorite apps without using up your mobile data. Sponsors offer you free mobile data just for installing or using apps.
All you have to do is complete a certain tasks and get rewards. These rewards can be redeemed in terms of free data. On one hand it provides you free internet, and on the other it allows developers to showcase their content and increase app installs.
The Freeway by Syntonic application is now available on the Google Play Store for smartphone subscribers on the leading Indian mobile carriers, including Airtel India, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular, and Reliance Mobile.
How it works
- Install Freeway by Syntonic from Google Play Store or Apple Appstore: Installation is quick and easy
- Find Offers: There are lots of different ways to earn free data: download an app, install an app, use an app, share an app and a lot more. New offers are added all the time.
- Claim Your Offer: Start using free data right away once you get the rewards
- Track Your Rewards: There’s no limit to how much you can earn, and no hidden costs. What you see is what you get and you can redeem rewards instantly.
“We’re excited to partner with Syntonic to bring data rewards to millions of enthusiastic mobile gamers in India through Freeway,” said Amit Khanduja, CEO of Reliance Entertainment – Digital. “India is at an inflection point for mobile entertainment, and Freeway’s offers of data rewards provides a compelling, differentiated way for us to attract new consumers, keep them actively engaged with our extensive catalog of games and provide tailored offerings for the Indian market.”
How can you make full use of this app?
Once you open the app, you will get certain offers like – “Download Expedia app and get 200MB’ which seems generous enough for simply one install. Further tasks and downloads with offer you higher data quota and almost relieve you of internet packs on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea.
For the telcos, it allows them to market their apps through it, leading to higher visibility amongst consumers. Furthermore, a rewards business has always been seen to be profitable, especially when it comes to incentives like free internet.
A lot of Indians are still on prepaid plans, and this is an excellent news for those that are tired of recharging their phones with expensive data tariffs. Reliance Jio might be offering free internet otherwise, but this app will continue to provide you free data even after 31st December.