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VODAFONE REDUCES NATIONAL ROAMING TARIFFS FOR ITS CUSTOMERS

  • Reduction of 40% in all incoming calls while roaming
  • Vodafone customers will now pay 20% (local) & 23% (STD) less for calls and 75% less for texts on National Roaming
  • Special Roaming Tariff Plan (SRTP) for Prepaid & Post-paid customers
  • Changes made in accordance with TRAI guidelines with effect from May 1, 2015

 

April 30, 2015: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has announced the revised roaming tariffs on National Roaming effective May 1, after the telecom regulator has slashed ceiling rates.

Vodafone customers will now pay less for both local and STD calls on National Roaming. On roaming, for all outgoing local calls, a ceiling of 80 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier Rs 1/min, and for STD calls it is Rs 1.15/min from earlier Rs 1.5/min. For incoming calls on roaming, a ceiling of 45 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier75 paise/minute.

Vodafone Customers will now pay up to 75% less for texts while on roaming. For a local text, it is 25 paise compared to Rs 1 before; and for STD texts, 38 paise from Rs 1.50 earlier, in accordance with the Telecom Regulator Authority of India (TRAI) guidelines.

  Existing till 30th Apr’15 Revised from 1st May’15 Percentage change (reduction)
Incoming Rs 0.75/min Rs 0.45/min 40%
Outgoing Local Re 1.00/min Rs 0.80/min 20%
Outgoing STD Rs 1.50/min Rs 1.15/min 23%
SMS Local Re 1.00 Rs 0.25 75%
SMS STD Rs 1.50 Rs 0.38 75%

 

Also, Vodafone has introduced Special Roaming Tariff Plan (SRTP) its Prepaid and Postpaid customers. The details of which are as below:

Plan   Prepaid

SRTP (180 days)

Postpaid* (SRTP)
MRP  INR (range)   201 (195-205) Plan Rental: 149/month
Current Tariffs Outgoing Home & Roam INR 0.9/min [email protected] Re 1/min

STD @ Rs. 1.5/min

  Roam Incoming FREE FREE
  SMS (Local/STD) Home & Roam 1/1.5 1/1.5
Revised Tariffs Outgoing Home & Roam Rs. 0.8/min Local @ Re. 0.8/min

STD @ Rs. 1.15/min

  Roam Incoming FREE FREE
  SMS (Local/STD) Home & Roam 0.25/0.38 0.25/0.38

Currently, Vodafone has incoming free packs for Prepaid and Post-paid customers and the incoming voice calls while on national roaming would be free, on payment of fixed charge. Revised packs under the same include: 

 

Prepaid Post-paid
Validity 30 day 7 day 1 day 30 days
MRP INR (range) 75

(70-80)

35

(30-40)

5 75
Current Tariffs Incoming Free

OG Local & STD @ 1.5 p/s

SMS Local @ Re 1

SMS STD @ Rs. 1.5

Incoming Free

OG Local – Re. 1/min

OG STD – Rs. 1.5/min

SMS Local @ Re. 1

SMS STD @ Rs 1.5

Proposed tariffs Incoming Free

Local Outgoing @ 1.3 p/s

Outgoing STD @ 1.6 p/s

SMS Local – Rs 0.25

SMS STD – Rs. 0.38

Incoming Free

Outgoing Local – Rs 0.8/min

Outgoing STD – Rs.  1.15/min

Outgoing Local – Rs 0.25

Outgoing STD – Rs. 0.38

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