Idea Cellular has quietly slashed benefits of Ratecutters in Mumbai Circle. Ratecutters are basically used to bring down calling charges. Recently Idea also hiked data tariffs in Mumbai circle. On a general note, customers will have to pay up to 5 p/min more in addition to paying more for the rate cutter voucher.
Ratecutters information from Idea Mumbai:
|Price of Ratecutters||New Benefits & Validity||Old Benefits & Validity|
|New Benefits||New Validity||Old Benefits||Old Validity|
|Rs 48||Local Calls @40p/min||28 Days||Local Calls @35p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 33||Local Calls @45p/min||28 Days||Local Calls @40p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 63||Local Calls @35p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 79||Idea to Idea calls @15p/min||17 Days||Idea to Idea calls @15p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 107||Idea to Idea calls @15p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 295||*Plan Withdrawn||Unlimited Idea to Idea calls||28 Days|
|Rs 347||Unlimited Idea to Idea calls||28 Days|
|Rs 39||Idea to Idea calls @25p/min||14 Days||Idea to Idea calls @25p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 57||Local Calls @ 45p/min ; STD Calls@ 40p/min||28 Days||Local Calls @ 40p/min ; STD Calls@ 35p/min||28 Days|
|Rs 43||Local Calls @ 45p/min ; STD Calls@ 50p/min||28 Days||Local Calls @ 40p/min ; STD Calls@ 50p/min||28 Days|
*Confirm with Customer Care before opting for any plan.
*Plans for Mumbai Circle only.
According to industry sources, the company also plans to increase tariffs in other circles in the near future. How do you view this move from Idea? Do let us know via the comments below.