In the Indian telecom industry, the revolutionary entry of Reliance Jio has created a new storm and changed the entire telecom scenario with its highly affordable tariff plans and forced the other telecom giants to reduce their data and calling rates. To counter Reliance Jio’s tariff plans, other leading telecom operators like Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular have already refreshed their tariff and first recharge plans by launching affordable data and voice-centric recharge plans in the Indian market. They have been trying really hard to establish new market strategies and come up with aggressive plans to compete against the Reliance Jio.

India’s second largest telecom operator, Vodafone India has just announced the launch of its four new tariff plans for the residents of West Bengal, who wish to join the Vodafone’s network via Mobile Number Portability (MNP) facility. These new recharge plans include two voice and data-centric plans (Rs. 493 and Rs. 299) and two data-centric plans (Rs. 49 and Rs. 96). The new Rs. 493 and Rs. 299 plans offer its West Bengal subscribers unlimited voice calls and 84GB superfast data for 84 days. On the other hand, the Rs. 49 and Rs. 96 plans offer only 1GB and 2GB superfast data respectively. Note that, these mouth-watering plans are applicable for MNP customers only, who are planning to convert their number from another operator to Vodafone. To grab this offer, you have to create a Unique Porting Code (UPC) by sending an SMS as PORT to 1900. After that, you will receive an SMS with Unique Porting Code, which you have to submit at the same time of applying for a new SIM card.

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Here we have all the details of Vodafone’s new Tariff plans:

Starting with the Vodafone Rs. 493 plan, this tariff plan offers its subscribers unlimited voice calls (Local+ STD) and 84GB superfast data for 84 days. Under this “Rs. 493” recharge plan, Vodafone new wishers recharging with Rs. 493 can avail free unlimited voice calling to any network and any region in the country, along with 1GB 3G or 4G (depending on the region) mobile data per day for a period of 84 days, totalling 84GB 3G/4G data for the period. All Vodafone new subscribers can avail this offer and enjoy the data strong network’s best value voice and data proposition in the dedicated period.

Moving on to the Vodafone Rs. 299 recharge plan, this plan offers its subscribers unlimited on-net calls and 84GB of 3G/4G data with a validity of 84 days. Under this plans, customers recharging with Rs. 299 can avail free unlimited voice calling to the same network (Vodafone to Vodafone) and 1GB of 3G or 4G (depending on the region) data per day for a period of 84 days, totalling 84GB 3G/4G data for the period.

On the other hand, customers recharging with Rs. 49 can avail 1GB of 3G or 4G (depending on the region) data for a period of 28 days. Sadly, this plan doesn’t offer any voice calling facility. Finally, the Vodafone Rs. 96 tariff plan provides its customers a total of 2GB 3G / 4G (depending on the region) internet data for a period of 28 days.

Commenting on the launch of the new tariff plans, Arvinder Singh Sachdev, Business Head, Kolkata and West Bengal, Vodafone India, said, “We, at Vodafone, always try to offer maximum value to our customers, in terms of service, network and price. The West Bengal circle is predominantly a Pre-Paid market. Keeping the wide Pre Paid customer base in mind, we are very pleased to extend Vodafone’s value for money offers for pre-paid customers wanting to switch over to the Vodafone network.”


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