Vodafone Idea customers today suffered a major setback after telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced a 20-25 per cent hike in tariff. In fact, now Vodafone Idea has also announced a 20-25 per cent hike in mobile services rates. As part of the information received, the company has recently informed about this in its statement.
Earlier Airtel had announced a 20-25 per cent hike in tariff for various prepaid offerings on Monday. All that Vodafone Idea has announced a 25 per cent increase in all prepaid plans. The increased tariff is said to come into effect from November 25. According to reports, Vodafone Idea, which is currently in heavy debt, has issued a statement today.
The statement said its new plans will initiate the process of improving average revenue per user (ARPU) and help the industry overcome financial pressure. Vodafone Idea CEO Ravinder Takkar had hinted last week that tariffs could be increased soon. Vodafone Idea has also announced a tariff hike a day after Airtel announced a tariff hike yesterday and the announcement is set to be a major setback for Vodafone Idea customers. Airtel customers were shocked yesterday.