Idea revises roaming STVs in Gujarat, increases validity

Idea Cellular has revised its roaming Special Tariff Voucher in Gujarat circle by increasing its validity of existing roaming STVs. Idea has also introduced new roaming STV 26 offering free incoming call during roaming and comes with a validity of 28 days.

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Idea roaming STVs offers free incoming during national roaming and out going calls will be charged at 80p/min for local and Rs 1.15/min for STD. Validity of roaming STV 16 is increased from existing 3 days to 10 days. Similarly validity for STV 71 is increased almost three times to 90 days from existing 30 days. However, validity of STV 306 which comes with full talktime and free roaming was reduced to slightly to 28 days from existing 30 days.

MRP (Rs) Tariff Old benefit New benefit
16 Roaming Incoming Calls FREE, Local outgoing Calls @ 80Ps/Minute, STD outgoing Calls @ Rs 1.15/Minute. 3 days 7 days
26 Roaming Incoming Calls FREE, Local outgoing Calls @ 80Ps/Minute, STD outgoing Calls @ Rs 1.15/Minute New plan 28 days
71 Roaming Incoming Calls FREE, Local outgoing Calls @ 80Ps/Minute, STD outgoing Calls @ Rs 1.15/Minute. 30 days 90 days
306 TalkTime of Rs 306 + Roaming Incoming Calls FREE, Local outgoing Calls @ 80Ps/Minute, STD outgoing Calls @ Rs 1.15/Minute. 30 days 28 days

This is a welcome move from Idea as its roaming packs were more expensive compared to other operators. With the revision cost of free roaming STV has significantly reduced from Rs 71 per month to just Rs 26. Recently Airtel had also launched a 28 days roaming pack for Rs 27. Private operators are under pressure as state-run BSNL has been offering free roaming on its network for the past one year and has extended it further for one year on pan India basis.

Inputs: Jigar Patel

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Sudhakar
July 13, 2016 8:05 pm 8:05 PM

Even if the DMK govt swallowed 1.75 lakh crores in 2G spectrum scam, they have reduced the roaming call rates 3 times and introduced Rs.1.00 per minute one India plan. They also made Tamilnadu and Chennai as RLH circles.

To West Bengal and Maharashtra people :
Why isn’t your circle RLH till now?.

SHUBHAM (LUCKNOW,UP EAST)
July 13, 2016 12:00 pm 12:00 PM

Kya bsnl k ab boore din aane waale hai

Niranjana N K
July 13, 2016 4:41 pm 4:41 PM

Ab tak acche din chal rahe the kya?

Gautam Dave
July 13, 2016 11:16 am 11:16 AM

Good move and hope in future one number one nation dream will be fulfilled.

Gautam Dave
July 14, 2016 8:21 am 8:21 AM

One India One Number was with concept of whole country will be treated as a circle and no roaming charges whatsoever will be charged and all plan freebees can be used anywhere in India. However this could not be materialized even it was announced by then Telecom minister. Anyone can understand how powerful avoid lobby is……

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