Vodafone Follows Airtel & Idea, Launches Unlimited Voice & Data Combo Packs
Not taking too much time to respond to the threat of Reliance Jio, and following the footsteps of Airtel and Idea, Vodafone has also announced its unlimited voice and data combo packs priced at around Rs. 150 and Rs. 350.
Vodafone, the second largest telecom operator in the country, has was the last of the top 3 telecom operators to announce its unlimited voice and data combo packs after Airtel and Idea Cellular announced their unlimited voice and data combo offerings.
What’s Vodafone Offering?
Vodafone has launched 2 new unlimited voice and data combo packs having a validity of 28 days each. The basic pack is priced close to Rs. 150, and the other pack carries a price tag of Rs. 350 approx.
Just like Airtel and Idea, Vodafone’s newly launched unlimited voice and data packs offer unlimited Vodafone-Vodafone calls on the entry-level (Rs. 150 approx.) plan along with 300 MB 4G data and 50 MB data to non-4G users.
On the other hand, the higher plan (Rs. 350 approx.) offers unlimited calls to any network in the country, along with 1 GB 4G data to 4G handset users and 50 MB data to non-4G users.
It is worth noting that unlike Airtel and Idea, Vodafone is offering the facility of free incoming calls during roaming on the Vodafone network.
The company announced that these plans are available for all 2G, 3G, and 4G subscribers with a validity of 28 days i.e. even the subscribers using the 2G and 3G handsets would be able to avail unlimited voice benefits.
What’s The Competition Offering?
Vodafone, the number #2 telecom operator in the country has launched its unlimited voice and data combo plans at a similar price as compared to Airtel (#1 telco in India) and Idea (#3 telco in India).
However, Vodafone has one upped them by offering the facility of free incoming calls while roaming on the Vodafone network.
Let me remind you that even Reliance Communications has launched similar unlimited voice and data combo plans, but it even its entry level Rs. 149 plan offers unlimited voice to any network along with the additional facility of free incoming while roaming. State-run BSNL is also considering to launch such unlimited voice plan to any network in the country at “less than” Rs. 149 for 28 days.
Now, that all top 3 telecom players have announced their unlimited voice and data combo plans, you should free to port your primary number to any of these operators in case you are not satisfied with Jio 4G services.