Vodafone India has announced the launch of Vodafone 348 Prepaid Recharge Offer for its prepaid users in Rajasthan. Vodafone 348 Prepaid Recharge Offer gives 1GB data per day along with unlimited voice calls (local and national) for 28 days.
Vodafone said in a letter to Telecom Commission Member (Finance) Anuradha Mitra,”The industry is in deep stress now and even at current levels it is unviable to service the cost. This can be seen from the losses reported recently by all operators.”
Airtel has announced a Rs 399 plan for users with 84GB data validity, according to reports. Previously the company had been offering plans with 70 day validity at the same recharge price. We compare Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea Cellular’s best data packs.
The move assumes significance as Airtel has used Ookla results in the past to assert itself as fastest network, a claim contested by Reliance Jio. On the other hand, Mukesh Ambani owned Jio has been recording highest speed over the past few months on Trai’s own speed test app.
Vodafone is challenging Reliance Jio with its new ‘Vodafone Campus Survival Kit’, and offering up to 84GB data at Rs 445 for students. The new offer was announced by the company, and will be slowly rolled out to all parts of the country, and here’s a comparison with Reliance Jio.
To counter Reliance Jio, Vodafone is targeting students with a new scheme that will offer unlimited calls with 1 GB of 4G/3G data every day for 84 days, according to a company official. Reliance Jio is offering similar benefits for Rs 399 along with free roaming and unlimited SMS.
Vodafone has announced its First Recharge Coupon (FRC) 244 plan for its new 4G prepaid customers, which gives users 1GB data per day for 70 days. The offer is only for new Vodafone customers, and it bundles unlimited local and STD calls within Vodafone network as well.
Vodafone-Idea merger: It is expected that other statutory approvals will be forthcoming and we anticipate completing the transaction during 2018″, said the press release.
Even as the company witnessed a decline in its data revenues, it said that data usage during the quarter showed a healthy growth. Vodafone attributed the decline in revenue to “continued price competition from the new entrant and incumbents.”
Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular sought doubling of interconnection usage charge (IUC), a key input for mobile rates, saying that incoming calls to their networks cost 30 paise per minute to complete. Another incumbent, Vodafone, projected the cost at 34 paise.
Vodafone has announced the launch of ‘Vodafone Sakhi Pack’ for subscribers in UP West and Uttarakhand. The free service allows women to recharge their mobile phones more easily, eliminating the need to share their mobile numbers with retailers. Vodafone Sakhi service was previously launched by the company in a test phase.
Vodafone is going extra mile to promote and educate users to use WhatsApp in their preferred local language. The major telecom player has built customized pages in various Indian languages (Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and Tamil, among others) to drive the adoption of the newly introduced local language feature on WhatsApp.
Airtel has extended its ‘Holiday Surprises’ offer by another three months for postpaid users, which can be availed starting today. To claim the extra 30GB data (10GB per month for three months), users will need to download the Airtel TV app from Google Play or Apple App Store.
Vodafone Red users on Rs 1,299/Rs 1,699 for two months will get Netflix subscription worth Rs 1,000. Those opting for RED 1999 plan for three months will get Netflix subscription worth Rs 1,5000. Users on RED 2,999 for 12 months will get Netflix subscription worth Rs 6,000.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 buyers can get some special Vodafone data offers when they purchase the smartphones. Vodafone will give users 5GB data on 4G or 3G networks on recharges, while postpaid users can get up to 10GB data for Nokia 6 smartphone.