Vodafone’s new offer is all set to bring cheers to International roamers as it will help them reduce their international roaming bill as much as 60%
After Bharti, Idea cellular & RCOM, now Vodafone too has joined the bandwagon by slashing the 3G data rates drastically. The company has also introduced many new 3G data plans and removed any additional charges being levied so far on the data usage in roaming .
Now the data plans start from Rs.25 for 25 MB and go upto Rs.1599 for 12 GB of data usage. For any usage beyond the free data ,the customers will now be charged 2p/ 10 KB. Similarly , the Pay As You Go (PAYG) rates for prepaid customers too has been reduced to 2p/10 KB from erstwhile 10p/10KB. This is the 80% cut in the 3G data rates and Vodafone claims it to be the lowest in the market. However , the customers in Delhi NCR & Mumbai may get the rates even lower than that from MTNL which charges 1p/12 KB.
If you are relocating from one state to another in India , the one thing you won’t have to bother much about is getting new mobile connection, given you have Vodafone postpaid connection.
Vodafone has today launched relocation service for its postpaid mobile customers by which customers relocating from one circle to another will get new number without any need to make visits to customer care centre. All a customer need to do is make a request for the same at her current location. Once the request is placed in CRM system executives at new location will collect the documents and allocate new number.
Vodafone Webbox has been in news since last year and finally it has been officially launched by the company.
Vodafone India has launched WorldSpace Radio across 18 circles in India for its mobile customers. With this ,Vodafone customers can now listen to more than 100000 songs across 10 channels, using their mobile handset.
Worldspace Radio service on Vodafone is live in Uttar Pradesh East & West, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Mumbai, Bihar, Kerala, Rest of Bengal, Assam, North East, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa, Delhi, Chennai and Rest of Tamil Nadu.
Vodafone has launched a new bonus card for its prepaid customers in Kolkata. Bonus Card of Rs 75 will offer reduced call charges of
Vodafone will sponsor Bridgestone “World Series Hockey” – a joint initiative between the Indian Hockey Federation (“IHF”) and Nimbus Sport. The Bridgestone World Series Hockey has been formed with the objective of revitalization of Hockey sport in India and making hockey the “sport of choice” for young Indians.
Vodafone Essar is extending its ‘Happy to Help’ campaign with its special customer care initiatives. This time Vodafone Essar has announced its association with Research In Motion (RIM), the maker’s of BlackBerry to help BlackBerry Smartphone users. The association has organized service camps at select Vodafone Stores in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh for BlackBerry users.
Vodafone India takes one step further by introducing ‘Record your own Kolaveri song’ contest for its customer in Tamilnadu. Vodafone customers can record their version of Kolaveri Di either the original song or in their own lyrics by calling on karaoke supported 5212121.
Vodafone India has decided to disconnect inactive mobile numbers not using services for 60 days. The decision will affect prepaid customers of Vodafone who are not making any Voice Call (incoming or outgoing), SMS & Data for any continuous period of 60 days.
Vodafone India introduced a new initiative in the area of provisioning of Value Added Services (VAS). The newly launched ‘START STOP’ service will make selection and activation of various VAS products easy for Vodafone customers in all circles.
Vodafone and HDFC bank have together launched a mobile banking service, M-paisa with an objective to deliver banking services to unbanked population, majority of which lives in hinterland. It’s now an established fact that the banks can’t provide banking services through their own branches in hinterlands as it is financially unviable. The all pervasive mobile phones comes as an alternative delivery vehicle through which people can perform basic transactions securely. This creates a win-win situation for all participants banks,mobile service providers and consumer. Banks get business without incurring much cost, telecom operators earn some revenue and unbanked consumers get access to banking facility in their vicinity 24X7 and without visiting to any branch