Vodafone Idea no longer giving ‘double data benefits’ with Rs 359, Rs 539 and Rs 839 prepaid recharge plans

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Previously, these plans were available for Rs 299, Rs 499 and Rs 699-and came with 4GB daily data.

The increased pricing of Vi's plans came into effect from Thursday

Vi 4GB daily data: Vodafone Idea (now Vi) recently hiked prices across its entire portfolio of prepaid recharge plans. It has now come to light that Vi has also discontinued the double data offer it was giving with some of its plans, alongside the price revision. Three of its plans, which now cost Rs 359, Rs 539, and Rs 839 respectively, will now offer only 2GB daily data. Previously, these plans were available for Rs 299, Rs 499 and Rs 699-and came with 4GB daily data.

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Vi followed Airtel in its move to increase prices, and it aims to increase the average revenue per user or ARPU. With this, the companies aim to relieve the telecom sector of some of its financial stress.

Prices increased; data reduced

For the past few months, Vi was offering 4GB daily data as part of its double data offer for plans costing Rs 299, Rs 499 and Rs 699. These plans largely offered the same benefits in terms of data, calls and SMS, but varied in their validity. Now, though, Vi has increased the prices of these three plans to Rs 359, Rs 539 and Rs 839, respectively, and has also quietly rescinded its double data offer.

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