Vodafone customers in UP East circle will have to spend more for data usage

By August 12th, 2015 AT 3:32 AM

Indian GSM major, Vodafone, has hiked prices of data packs in the UP East circle by a whopping 40 percent.

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As per the revised tariff, Vodafone users in the circle will have to pay Rs. 297 for 1GB of 3G data (validity of 28 days) when compared to Rs. 249 from earlier. The price of the 4GB 3G data pack has been hiked from Rs. 749 to Rs. 899. The telecom operator has also increased the price of the 1GB 2G data pack from Rs. 171 to Rs. 199.

Vodafone India has added 1000 2G sites and 1100 3G sites. The total number of 3G customers for Vodafone now is 22 million, which was 10 million a year ago. Vodafone’s total mobile customers has increased 1.6 million and resulted in a customer base of 185.4 million during Q1 2015.

Reportedly, the second-largest mobile operator in the country has also made changes to most prepaid plans, and also reduced validity of various data packs. Check the chart that’s listed below for details about the changes that Vodafone has made for prepaid users.

Details of Revised Vodafone Data Pack in UP East Circle
Vodafone 2G Data Packs
PriceOld BenefitsNew Benefits
RS 5 20 MB Data For 1 Day15 MB Data For 1 Day
RS 6 25 MB Data For 1 Day20 MB Data For 1 Day
RS  24120 MB Data For 4 Days100 MB Data For 3 Days
RS 52 250 MB Data For 10 Days200 MB Data For 7 Days
RS 72350 MB Data For 14 Days300 MB Data For 10 Days
RS 97 400 MB Data For 21 Days400 MB Data For 14 Days
RS 128 525 MB Data For 18 DaysPack Withdrawn
RS 155600 MB Data For 20 Days525 MB Data For 18 Days
RS 1711 GB Data For 28 Days700 MB Data For 21 Days
RS 199 1.25 GB Data For 28 Days1 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 2473 GB Data UL For 28 Days1.5 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 298 Newly Launched2 GB Data For 28 Days
Vodafone 3G Data Packs
PriceOld BenefitsNew Benefits
RS  46175 MB Data For 7 Days140 MB Data For 5 Days
RS 101300 MB Data For 28 Days250 MB Data For 28 Days
RS 147500 MB Data For 14 Days450 MB Data For 14 Days
RS 2491 GB Data For 28 Days650 MB Data For 28 Days
RS 297Newly Launched1 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 449 2 GB Data For 28 Days1.5 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 497 Newly Launched2 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 649 3 GB UL Data For 28 Days2.5 GB Data For 28 Days
RS 697 Newly Launched3 GB UL Data For 28 Days
RS 7494 GB UL Data For 28 DaysPack Withdrawn
RS 8495 GB UL Data For 28 Days3.5 GB UL Data For 28 Days
RS 899 Newly Launched4 GB UL Data For 28 Days
They have also hiked data price in higher value data packs in 3G category.

*Check with Customer Care before recharge.

Also Read: Vodafone Offering Double Data on Recharges.

A few days ago, Vodafone hiked data tariff in the Gujarat circle by over 20 percent, while other operators revised the prices of their data packs as well. If you think that the hike in the price of data packs by mobile operators is wrong or disappointing, share your views on the issue in the comments section below.

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