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Vodafone launches new roaming packs for pre-paid customers

PTI  New Delhi, April 23, 2013
First Published: 20:00 IST(23/4/2013) | Last Updated: 20:02 IST(23/4/2013)

Vodafone India on Tuesday launched roaming packs for its pre-paid customers across the country, wherein incoming calls will be charged at 30 paise per minute and outgoing calls will be charged at 90 paise per minute while roaming.

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"Vodafone pre-paid customers will be able to receive incoming calls while roaming on Vodafone network at 30 paise per minute across the country. Outgoing call rates are highly competitive at 1.5 paise per second for all local and STD calls, while roaming or at home," the company said in a statement.

In order to avail the new rates, subscribers need to recharge with roaming packs in the range of Rs. 26 to Rs. 47.

"The price point for the new national roaming plan varies from state to state and ranges between Rs. 26 to Rs. 47," the statement said.

The standard roaming rate is Re 1 per minute for incoming calls and Rs. 1.50 per minute for STD outgoing calls.

"We are pleased to present this new scheme, empowering our pre-paid customers with better value in terms of tariff and location options," Vodafone India Chief Commercial Officer Vivek Mathur said.

In Delhi, the price points are Rs. 21 and Rs. 42.

The new packs, are, however, not available in Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Jammu and Kashmir circles, it added.

The company said standard rates will be applicable for SMS, data roaming and ISD roaming.

"The plans come with a roaming incoming benefit of 30 days and tariff validity of 180 days," it added.


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