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Vodafone-Idea launch new prepaid plans, announce 42% hike in call rates

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Country’s largest telecom company Vodafone-Idea, released list of new call rates. December 3 onwards, users will have to pay a charge as per the new call rates. The company had announced last month that on 1 December it would increase the call rates. The company has announced a 42% increase in its call rates. The move will affect more than 300 million users of the company. At the same time, apart from Vodafone-Idea, Airtel, Jio and BSNL are also going to increase their call rates this month.

From 3 December new rates will be applicable

After the Supreme Court’s decision in October on the AGR dispute, all the telecom companies have incurred an additional burden of about 92000 crores. These companies have to pay this amount to the Department of Telecommunications within 3 months. Relieving telecom companies, the telecom ministry has given 2 years’ time to pay spectrum fees. Recently, telecom companies had also filed a review petition on the decision of the Supreme Court. While, Vodafone-Idea has announced new plans for users. These plans have been launched with validity of 2 days, 28 days, 84 days and 365 days.

Basic plan with 28 days validity

The company’s Rs 49 plan will offer Rs 38 talk time and 100 MB data with a validity of 28 days and will be charged at the rate of 2.5 paise per second. Similarly, Rs 64 talk time and 200 MB data is being offered in the Rs 79 plan. In this plan, users get 28 days validity and will be charged 1 paisa per second.

Unlimited plan with 28 days validity

In this Rs 149 plan, unlimited voice calls are being offered to the users with a FUP limit of 1,000 minutes. Along with this, 2GB data and 300 free SMS are also being offered. In the Rs 249 plan, unlimited voice calls are being offered to the users with a FUP limit of 1,000 minutes. In addition, 1.5GB daily data and 100 free SMS are also being offered in this plan. At the same time, 2GB data per day is being offered in the plan of Rs 299 and 3GB data per day in the plan of Rs 399. All these plans come with a validity of 28 days.

Annual plan

In this plan, 365 days validity is being offered to the users for Rs 1,499. Users will be given a FUP limit of 12,000 min. This plan comes with 24GB data and 3,600 free SMS. At the same time, 365 days validity is being offered in the plan of Rs 2,399. In this, users are being given a FUP limit of 12,000 min. This plan comes with 1.5GB Daily Data and Daily 100 Free SMS. A Rs 19 plan with two days validity comes, in which users are being offered 150MB data and 100 free SMS. In this, users can make unlimited on-net voice calls.