Vodafone Slashes National Roaming Rates

By January 3rd, 2011 AT 12:32 PM

India’s 2nd largest GSM Mobile service operator Vodafone today announced reduction in its default National Roaming Rates for all telecom circles across India except Mumbai and Maharashtra & Goa circles.

Vodafone slashed its default roaming rates by nearly 30% and with new tariff now Vodafone Prepaid GSM mobile customers across all the telecom circles (except Mumbai/Maharashtra-Goa) can enjoy outgoing Local/STD and Incoming calls at flat Rs.1 per minute while National Roaming as default tariff without any Bonus Recharge.

Earlier Vodafone subscribers needs to recharge with Ticket plan to reduces the roaming cost wherein tariff is 1.5 paisa per Second or 70 paisa per minute (Two Different plan) for all incoming and Outgoing calls while on roaming with in Vodafone Network across India.

Here are the details :

Vodafone  National Roaming Rates  (except Mumbai, Maharashtra-Goa Circles )
Roaming On All National Network Except AirtelRoaming on Airtel Network
All Incoming CallsRs.1/minuteRs.1.75/miniute
Outgoing callsLocal : Rs.1 / minuteLocal Rs.1.4 /minute
STD Rs.1 /minuteSTD Rs.2.4 /minute
ISDAs per existing rates
SMSOutgoing (Local / National) Rs. 1.50 on Vodafone networksRs.3.45 on all other networks

International SMS : Rs.3.45

Outgoing Local/National/ISD SMS : Rs.3.45
GPRS / Data chargesVodafone live! and other GPRS services while roaming on the Vodafone and Idea Cellular network @ 10p / 10KB.

Thanks to Kaushik Roy !

Updated-Jan 04 03:13Pm

P.SWe received a small note from Vodafone India citing “Vodafone has not made any change in the National Roaming Rates. As the Vodafone website was undergoing a re-vamp in the last few weeks, there was a typographical error in uploading the national roaming rates – presented under the Prepaid Section of the website.The applicable roaming rates are tabulated below for ready reference. The typographical error has been corrected and is now reflecting the applicable rates.”

Vodafone  National Roaming Rates  (except Mumbai, Maharashtra-Goa Circles )

Roaming On All National Network Except AirtelRoaming on Airtel Network
All Incoming CallsRs.1/minuteRs.1.00/minute
Outgoing callsLocal : Rs. 1 / minuteLocal Rs.1.00 /minute
STD Rs. 1.50 /minuteSTD Rs.1.50 /minute
ISDAs per existing rates
SMSOutgoing (Local / National) Rs. 1.50 on Vodafone networksRs.3.45 on all other networks

International SMS : Rs.3.45

Outgoing Local/National SMS : Rs.2.00

International SMS : Rs.5.00

GPRS / Data chargesVodafone live! and other GPRS services while roaming @ 10p / 10KB.

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