As smartphones are evolving in leaps and bounds, more and more people start using them on a daily basis. Billions of users are depending on their handsets for not only work but also entertainment, but beyond doubt, a smartphone without Internet connection will never be “truly smart”.

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The price war between Internet service providers is the ultimate battle that will decide their fate.

According to a report from Visual Capitalist, cellular networks across the globe have counted more than one billion people as new users. Everything is springing up at a high-speed level, from the quality of connectivity to the quality of after-sales service. All in all, the price war between Internet service providers is the ultimate battle that will decide their fate in the market.

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In India, 1GB data costs only $0.09 (~Rs 6.75)!

Cable.co.uk recently teased out a list of countries by mobile data price. The list already disclosed how much does a 1GB of mobile data cost in every country, and surprisingly, India is where you can roam around online without having to worry too much about your data usage. In the country, 1GB data costs only $0.09 (~Rs 6.75) – an affordable figure you might have dreamed of!

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Courtesy of Visual Capitalist.

It’s understandable why Indian users have such a benefit. With a bunch of big names in the telecom industry such as Vodafone, BNSL, etc., the competitive market results in competitive pricing.

But Reliance Jio is the most formidable player in this war – since its launch in 2016, this telecom giant has unleashed several promotions to take up the market. Users were allowed to experience the service for one month free of charge, so other telcos had to make a price cut to maintain their longstanding footprints in the country.

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Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio has unleashed several promotions to take up the market.

The runner-up in this list is Israel with $0.11 per 1GB. Kyrgyzstan, Italy, and Ukraine respectively fill up the following positions with $0.21, $0.43, and $0.46 per 1GB data. In the meantime, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa like Malawi, Benin, and Chad have the most expensive price for 1GB data due to the serious lack of infrastructure - it clocks in at a whopping $27 (~Rs 2,025)!