Vodafone announces flat roaming rates of 70paise/minute and 1.5 p/sec
Prepaid customers can purchase the Travel Plan at Rs 58 and Ticket Plan Rs 62 from Vodafone retail outlets. These tariff plans carry a validity of 365 days from the date of recharge.
Post-paid customers can opt for the Rs. 299 ‘Travel Plan’ or the Rs. 299 ‘Ticket Plan’ to enjoy the new per minute and per second roaming tariffs respectively. In addition to the flat 70p/minute national roaming rate, the Rs. 299 Travel Plan offers a flat rate of 50p per min on local & STD calls and 175 mins free on local & STD calls per month. Similarly, in addition to the flat roaming rate of 1.5p/sec, the Rs. 299 ‘Ticket Plan’ offers the customer a flat local and STD rate of 1p/sec and 10,000 free local and STD seconds per month.
Kumar Ramanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Essar said, “We are delighted to continually provide our customers the enduring advantage of Vodafone’s superior network, customer-centricity and innovative offerings. Both the Travel Plan and Ticket Plan offer simplicity to our customers by introducing flat rates across categories, and the power to choose either the Minute or the Second pulse rate option, based on their preference. Both plans offer reduced call rates and enable our customers to stay connected at affordable rates while being on the move.”
About Vodafone Essar
Vodafone Essar is the Indian subsidiary of Vodafone Group and commenced operations in 1994 when its predecessor Hutchison Telecom acquired the cellular license for Mumbai. The company now has operations across the country with over 85.82 million customers**.
Over the years, Vodafone Essar, under the Hutch brand, has been named the ‘Most Respected Telecom Company’, the ‘Best Mobile Service in the country’ and the ‘Most Creative and Most Effective Advertiser of the Year’.
Vodafone is the world's leading international mobile communications group with approximately 323 million proportionate customers as on 30 September 2009. Vodafone currently has equity interests in 31 countries across five continents and around 40 partner networks worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com.
The Essar Group is a diversified business corporation with a balanced portfolio of assets in the manufacturing and services sectors of Steel, Energy, Power, Communications, Shipping Ports & Logistics, and Projects. Essar employs more than 50,000 people across offices in Asia, Africa, Europe and the
**Figures from Cellular Operators Association of