Vodafone Idea Prepaid Recharge: After Bharti Airtel, the network provider company Vodafone Idea has also increased the tariff prices. The increased prices will be applicable from Thursday, November 25. Earlier on November 22, Bharti Airtel had announced a price hike. Airtel’s increased prices will be applicable from November 26.
Vodafone Idea New Prepaid Plans Prices
According to the announcement of Vodafone Idea, the price of the basic prepaid tariff plan has increased by Rs 20. The price of this basic plan, valid for 28 days, was earlier Rs 79. After the increase, it will be Rs 99. Under this plan, a talk time of Rs 99 and 200 MB data will be available. Earlier, Rs 219 had to be paid for a 1 GB data plan for 28 days; now, Rs 269 will have to be paid.
Similarly, the plan of Rs 149 will increase to Rs 179. The plan of Rs 449 will increase, the plan of Rs 539 and Rs 699 will increase to Rs 839. Apart from this, an increase in data top-ups has also been announced by the company. Earlier, Rs 599 had to be paid for 84 days 1.5 GB data plan; now Rs 719 will have to be paid. The company has released a list of new tariff plans. See the table below.
Jio can also increase money.
Vodafone Idea has also given the reason for this increase in prices. The company says that with this increase the services will be better. Along with this, it will also help deal with the financial pressure that the telecom industry is facing.
The company issued a statement saying,
Understanding the importance of the Government’s Digital India vision, we are committed to promoting it. Keeping in mind the commitment to provide seamless and convenient products to the customers, Vodafone Idea has designed the best range of sound plans for both voice and data.
Meanwhile, there are reports that Reliance Jio may soon increase the prices of prepaid tariff plans. Earlier in December 2019, there was such an increase. Jio also cites the financial crisis and lack of cash flow in the industry to increase the prices.
On the other hand, Airtel had also put forward some similar reasons for increasing the prices. The company had said that raising rates was necessary for a good and healthy business model.