Vodafone to offer free national roaming starting today

Vodafone has today announced that it will be making incoming calls free for customers on national roaming

By: Tech Desk | Updated: October 30, 2016 11:45 am
Vodafone, Vodafone national roaming, free national roaming, Vodafone free national roaming, vodafone red, vodafone plans, reliance jio, reliance jio plans, vodafone diwali offers, vodafone diwali plans, diwali, india, technology, technology news Vodafone says that this move is a part of the company’s 200 million customer celebration

Vodafone has today announced that it will be making incoming calls free for customers on national roaming. Starting this Diwali, Vodafone customers travelling anywhere out of their telecom circle will be able to receive incoming calls toll free without having the need to get special roaming packs.

“At Vodafone, the customer is at the heart of all that we do and it is an ongoing endeavour to come up with unmatched value and convenience for out customers. Even though outgoing charges while roaming had become comparable to home charges, consumer research has shown that incoming charges while roaming have been a hindrance to worry free usage,” said Sandeep Kataria, Director – Commercial, Vodafone India.

Vodafone says that this move is a part of the company’s 200 million customer celebration, but it more or less looks like a move to counter the rise of Reliance Jio – which is reportedly adding close to 1.1 million users a day.

“Along with our recently launched International Roaming Daily pack which makes International Roaming worry free, we are now confident that Vodafone India customers will not be holding back conversations while travelling nationally or internationally on Vodafone SuperNet,” Kataria added.

Vodafone just last week announced that it will be double the monthly data for its subscribers on Vodafone Red plans. In addition to the increase in data, users can also get a free subscription to Vodafone Play for a limited time. A Vodafone Red plan allows postpaid subscribers to create a group of up to six people who share voice, SMS and Internet data. The plans start at Rs 499 for 1GB of data.

Read: Vodafone is doubling data for Red users: Here are the details

Last month Vodafone had also announced a free data plan that offers 10GB of 4G data to users at the price of a 1GB plan. The new scheme is being offered in circles where Vodafone offers its own 3G or 4G services and can be availed by both prepaid and postpaid customers till December 31, 2016.

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    Parveen Singh
    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:01 pm
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      Vivek Singh
      Mar 20, 2017 at 12:22 pm
      Roaming charges deducting from my number this time I m in Orissa 9874444420
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        Manoj
        Nov 1, 2016 at 3:54 am
        Very good offer as compared to Airtel and BSNL. This will help personel on always move viz defence personel and all security forces.lt;br/gt;Thanks to Vodafone.
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          Abhishek
          Nov 1, 2016 at 6:28 am
          BSNL has free roaming since last one year
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            module
            Oct 21, 2016 at 1:20 pm
            Being as a vodafone customer "welcome decision" , very good.
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              Amit Paul
              Oct 21, 2016 at 12:28 pm
              Great news!!
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                arun
                Oct 22, 2016 at 3:42 am
                jio effect, to keep their customers in their vodafone circle.
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                  arvind
                  Oct 21, 2016 at 1:55 pm
                  Good news!
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                    truthsayer
                    Oct 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm
                    Lol If you Go from thane to Ambernath Vodafone charge Roaming, in spite of Govt notification Roaming should be free, Lol
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                      RAJ
                      Nov 4, 2016 at 6:25 am
                      Neil tumhari jali maine jab fool word use kia? BSNL has mandatory of PLAN voucher and you like people fool who support this as no operator take this type of charges NO WORD TO SAY TO YOU FOOL PEOPLE AS FOOL PEOPLE ALWAYS Comment on this
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                        Neil
                        Nov 2, 2016 at 11:10 am
                        Raj you fool. Rs. 36 for 6 months mean Rs 6 per month. Which other operator will offer free roaming at that price, moreover, that 36 rs is not for roaming, it is for plan continuation. And do you think vodafone is providing it free without similar charges? may be more.
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                          Abcd
                          Nov 6, 2016 at 6:12 am
                          Hum Idea walo ka kya hoga?
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                            hai
                            Oct 31, 2016 at 11:59 am
                            Airtel has Roaming charges still .I paid the romaing pack just now
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                              shikha viswas
                              Dec 16, 2016 at 6:00 am
                              No benafit of this offer
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                                shikha viswas
                                Dec 16, 2016 at 5:57 am
                                Roaming charges deuctioting from my ph.no. 8006633686 this time I am in Calcutta
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                                  mugu
                                  Nov 1, 2016 at 9:06 am
                                  No 1 fraud network.
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                                    RAJ
                                    Nov 2, 2016 at 4:51 am
                                    you fool BSNL takes 36 every six moth for validity which all incl. these charges. We can't say its freee.
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                                      Rakesh
                                      Oct 31, 2016 at 7:12 am
                                      There are no roaming charges in Airtel and BSNL since almost an year and Data plans are better than vodafone. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;It seems like Vodafone wont stand a chance against JIO.
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                                        Saranga Baishya
                                        Oct 30, 2016 at 10:21 am
                                        Bsnl is already proving free.national roaming..
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                                          Satish
                                          Oct 29, 2016 at 2:16 pm
                                          Very Good news.
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                                            Sandeep Singh
                                            Oct 21, 2016 at 1:38 pm
                                            JIo Effect
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