Vodafone, Idea announce merger to become India’s biggest telecom operator

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[Update] – Kumar Mangalam Birla will be chairman of the merged company, and Vodafone will appoint a CFO.

Couple of months after Vodafone confirming merger talks with Aditya Birla Group’s telecom arm Idea Cellular, Board of Directors of Idea Cellular  at its meeting held today, 20th March have approved amalgamation of Vodafone India Limited (VIL) and its wholly owned subsidiary Vodafone Mobile Services Limited (VMSL) with Idea. The combined market share of both the telecom operators add up to 43%, making it the largest telecom firm, surpassing Airtel.

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Vodafone customers who sign up for Amazon Prime membership get Rs. 250 Amazon Pay cashback

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Vodafone India has entered into a first of its kind partnership with Amazon Prime Video India to offer benefits for Amazon Prime subscribers. Under this offer, starting March 22nd Vodafone consumers who sign up for Amazon Prime via MyVodafone App or Vodafone Website for an annual introductory subscription price of Rs. 499 will Rs. 250 cashback as Amazon Pay Balance. Continue reading “Vodafone customers who sign up for Amazon Prime membership get Rs. 250 Amazon Pay cashback”

Vodafone Private Recharge now available for prepaid customers in Maharashtra & Goa

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Vodafone recently introduced Private Recharge – a free of cost service, which enables users to recharge their prepaid number without sharing the mobile number with retailers. It is now live in Maharashtra & Goa. The services is already available in West Bengal, Mumbai, Kerala, Bihar and Jharkhand, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh. Continue reading “Vodafone Private Recharge now available for prepaid customers in Maharashtra & Goa”

Vodafone is offering 2GB free data to all its women Red post-paid subscribers in Delhi-NCR for Women’s day

Vodafone India is celebrating International women’s day by offering free 2GB data to all its women Red Post-Paid subscribers in Delhi-NCR. “This day long offer comes with no restrictions on the 2GB data usage and the data benefit will be automatically credited to the user’s account and notified through an SMS,” said the company. Continue reading “Vodafone is offering 2GB free data to all its women Red post-paid subscribers in Delhi-NCR for Women’s day”

Airtel, Vodafone and Idea take on Reliance Jio with unlimited calling and data bundle

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After Reliance Jio’s Prime membership offer Airtel started rolling out new bundled packs with unlimited data and calls for select users from last week. Now Airtel, Vodafone and Idea calling have started offering unlimited calling packs along with data bundle to take on Jio. Continue reading “Airtel, Vodafone and Idea take on Reliance Jio with unlimited calling and data bundle”

Vodafone launches 4G services in Pune

Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Pune. Vodafone 4G is now available across 107 cities and towns in Maharashtra & Goa including Nagpur, Nashik, Vasai, Akola, Chandrapur, Amravati, Latur, Dhule, Malegaon, Goa, Ahmednagar, Nanded, Sangli, Miraj, Kolhapur, Jalgaon etc. and will soon be rolled out across all major towns and cities of Maharashtra by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Pune”

Samsonite and Vodafone team up to improve Track&Go luggage tracking solution

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American luggage maker Samsonite has joined hands with Vodafone for a luggage tracking solution. Samsonite is trialling a new longer battery life, wider range technology called Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) with Vodafone, as an additional option for their Track&Go solution.  Continue reading “Samsonite and Vodafone team up to improve Track&Go luggage tracking solution”

Vodafone launches 4G services in Chennai

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After launching 4G services in Coimbatore and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu in December and in Madurai last month, Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Chennai, as it had promised. Vodafone said that its 4G services will be made available in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Chennai”

Vodafone 4G launching in Chennai on February 13

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Vodafone launched its 4G LTE services in Tamil Nadu back in December last year starting from Coimbatore and Tiruppur. At that time is said that it will roll out 4G services in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017. Today it has sent out invites for the launch of 4G services in Chennai. S Murali , Business Head- Tamil Nadu, Vodafone India and Chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand will be present. Continue reading “Vodafone 4G launching in Chennai on February 13”

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea Cellular

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Vodafone today confirmed that it is in talks with Aditya Birla Group’s telecom arm Idea Cellular for an all-share deal that could help both the companies counter the fierce competition in the market. This will create India’s largest telecom company with revenues of over Rs. 80,000 crore. Continue reading “Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea Cellular”

Vodafone launches 4G services in Tripura starting from Agartala

Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Agartala, Tripura.  Vodafone said that its 4G services will be made available in all major towns and cities across Assam and North East by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Tripura starting from Agartala”

Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data

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Vodafone today launched ‘Unlimited Vodafone RED’ plans for its post-paid customers starting at Rs 499, a month after launching similar packs for pre-paid customers. The Rs. 499 Vodafone RED plan now offers unlimited local and STD calls with free national roaming on incoming calls, 100 free local and national SMS, 3GB free data quota on 4G devices. Continue reading “Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data”

Vodafone launches new 4G data packs, now offers 4GB data for Rs. 250

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To compete with Reliance Jio, Vodafone today announced that it will offer four times more data for its 4G customers. Customers buying 1GB and 10 GB 4G data packs will get 4GB and 22GB data for Rs. 250 and Rs. 999, respectively. Continue reading “Vodafone launches new 4G data packs, now offers 4GB data for Rs. 250”

Vodafone SuperHour scheme offers unlimited 3G, 4G data for 1 hour at Rs. 16

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Vodafone has launched a new SuperHour scheme that offers unlimited 3G or 4G data for one hour at a starting price of Rs. 16 for its pre-paid customers. The company will also offer unlimited local on-net (Vodafone to Vodafone) voice calls with one hour validity for Rs. 7. Continue reading “Vodafone SuperHour scheme offers unlimited 3G, 4G data for 1 hour at Rs. 16”