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Vodafone cuts net tariff by 80% for some users

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  New Delhi, June 18, 2013
First Published: 21:22 IST(18/6/2013) | Last Updated: 21:23 IST(18/6/2013)

Vodafone, India’s second-largest GSM mobile service provider, on Tuesday reduced mobile Internet access charges by 80% for subscribers of its 2G services who have very low usage.

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The new rates will be applicable in Karnataka, UP (West), Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The new charges will be implemented in the rest of the country in a phased manner, the  company said.

Under the new scheme, data access rates have been cut from 10paise/10KB to 2paise/10KB, making internet usage cheaper for limited users.

Spokespersons of Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications declined to comment, though sources said they may be forced to follow suit.


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