The good days of low mobile Internet tariff tariffs for 2G subscribers seems to be coming to an end, Vodafone India all set to hike its 2G data tariff by reducing free 2G Data usage up to 50% per cent in its most popular 1GB Mobile Internet - 2G Data pack of Rs.125.
Vodafone make a hike on 2G data tariff in the form of cutting down bundled usage on popular data pack. From 4th of October, 2013 onwards, Vodafone customers in Mumbai circle will get just 525 MB 2G data usage, almost 50% less with 2G data pack of Rs.125 (price may be various by +- of Rs.5 in other circles). This pack currently offer 1GB 2G data for 30 days.
According to our exclusive sources, Vodafone will introduced new 1GB 2G Data pack for Rs.155 in Mumbai circle from 4th October, 2013 and we can expect the same in other circles too in next few days.
The operator starts sending SMSes to prepaid customers (see below screen shot shared by Vodafone user from Mumbai) in some circles including Mumbai, informing the same.
It seems, to promote 3G data services other incumbent operators Airtel and Idea cellular may followed similar way of Vodafone India in next few days, make a hike on 2G data tariff in the form of cutting down bundled usage on popular data packs.
There is no official update by Vodafone India regarding above changes in Data Packs. We advise that those are regular users of Vodafone 2G Internet packs, must call to customer care, or enquire about the all new changes in current GPRS / 2G Mobile Internet Packs before making a recharge.
Thanks to Bharat Khanna!