Vodafone hikes Bonus Cards tariffs in Kolkata circle

By November 10th, 2015 AT 6:30 AM

Kolkata’s largest operator, Vodafone, has now revised their Bonus Cards (STV) for prepaid users in the region. Most importantly, the operator has hiked the prices of Bonus Cards by slashing the benefits. Also, it has also launched new bonus cards at higher prices with a month-long validity.

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The revision in voice products came after two months as the company hasn’t hiked basic ratecutters in the mentioned period. In that period the telco has also launched Double Validity & Double Data products, which offers double validity or data on selected recharges.

Earlier, customers were getting all local & STD calls at 1.2 ps/2 sec with a recharge of Rs. 65 for a validity of 28 days. However, from now on customers would get same voice rates for calling purposes, while the validity of the product has now been reduced to 21 days.

Another popular Rs 49 ratecutter will now cost more as the validity of the pack has been slashed from 28 days to 14 days. The calling rate of local & STD calls remains the same @ 35p/Min. Those who were recharging with Rs 65 can now recharge with the new bonus card of Rs. 79 to get validity of 28 days.

Revised Vodafone Bonus Cards in Kolkata Circle
Type Bonus Card Existing Benefits Revised Benefits
Old Rs 65 Local & STD calls @1.2 Paisa/2sec  for 28 Days Local & STD calls @1.2 Paisa/2sec  for 21 Days
Old Rs 49 All Local & STD calls @ 35paisa/Minute for 28 Days All Local & STD calls @ 35paisa/Minute for 14 Days
New Rs 79 —————- Local & STD calls @1.2 Paisa/2sec  for

Vodafone has 50 lakh customers in the circle and the majority of them are prepaid users, so this will surely make an impact on those users. Maximum customers rely on Vodafone’s network as it offers most extensive network in that region. However, they haven’t increased 3G data plans due to competition from smaller rivals like Aircel and Reliance.

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Kaushik Roy
Kaushik Roy

BC 65 and 79 gives only local calls 1.2p per 2 sec. Airtel stv 79 gives all local and std mobile 1.4p per 2 sec for 28 days.

Amit Kumar Das
Amit Kumar Das

Airtel is good in terms of quality of internet. But in 2g voice section Airtel’s quality has degraded a lot. Voice over Airtel 2g is very bad.

Nikhil Prathapan
Nikhil Prathapan

Vodafone Kerala:

Llast month – Rs. 28 All local calls @30 P /Min for 28 days

From last week Rs. 68 All local calls @30 P /Min for 28 days

Rs. 40 increase in 1 month..!


yes . i too had noticed that.


Rs.68 double validity is there.
its for two months.

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