Exclusive : Vodafone to slash roaming rates following TRAI amendment starting May 1st

Vodafone, will be slashing its roaming changes as per the recent tariff amendment from TRAI to make roaming more affordable. TRAI has proposed new reduced ceiling charges and this move from Vodafone has come after it.
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Currently on the roaming pack call charges has been revised from 1.5ps/sec to 1.3p/s to local calls and 1.6p/sec on outgoing std calls in prepaid and in postpaid its being revised from Re1 for outgoing calls to .80 ps and std calls at 1.15 from 1.50ps. Vodafone has also slashed the base tariff of the roaming charges on both sms and outgoing calls upto 75% says source. SMS charges have become cheaper than normal sms charges.

Current Charges Revised from 1st May’15
Incoming call Rs 0.75/min Rs 0.45/min
Roaming local Re 1.00/min Rs 0.80/min
Roaming std Rs 1.50/min Rs 1.15/min
Roaming local sms Re 1.00 Rs 0.25
Roaming std sms Rs 1.50 Rs 0.38

Read also :  Roaming across India could get more affordable as TRAI proposes reduction in ceiling tariffs for roaming

Looks like SMS has become more affordable while roaming now. Dear readers, how do you feel about this move from Vodafone? Do let us know via comments.

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40 Comments on "Exclusive : Vodafone to slash roaming rates following TRAI amendment starting May 1st"

 

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Gowshi
May 3, 2015 6:49 am 6:49 AM
Hi all, Still now Vodafone not amended the new act.. Message and roaming charges are reduced by Trai. I called many times to Vodafone customers care and speak regarding that one, he ask we are not received any updates regarding that one.. But Trai has released that amendment on March.. But it’s effective from may 1 onwards.. So please friends call Vodafone customer care and ask him.. Vodafone has not good, he cheat people’s.. I am also use Vodafone.. May 2 I send a local message to my friend, the message charged has Rs. 1, but has the Trai rules… Read more »
Jagannath
May 3, 2015 10:40 pm 10:40 PM

Reduced SMS rates are applicable only while roaming and not in your home circle. That is the reason why you are being charged the old base tariff.

Rama
April 30, 2015 2:48 pm 2:48 PM

Vodafone is best No.1 in my city
Airtel is okay (Poor in 3G Speed & Coverage here)
BSNL – No proper 2G itself network
AIRCEL – Worst ever
Reliance – Worst on GSM
TATA DOCOMO – Chor company.
Idea – Okay, not bad

AirTel – Vodafone – Idea is obeyin TRAI guideline on roaming plans.
Don’t know what will hapend to operators Videocon – TATA – MTS
Reliance & AIRCEL will follow

Saket
April 30, 2015 4:35 pm 4:35 PM

paid by Vodafone???

Xyz
May 3, 2015 3:06 pm 3:06 PM

Are you paid by Airtel? Own opinion which doesn’t match your thinking doesn’t mean it’s paid for (or sponsored).

Dev
April 30, 2015 11:34 am 11:34 AM

Friends..Pleasd Bataye Airtel Aur BSNL ne Roaming ret kam kar diye ya nahi.. Please Help me friends.

Amiya
April 30, 2015 4:01 pm 4:01 PM

Don’t worry, all will have to, these are rules by trai not their choice.

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