Vodafone, which recently announced that it has completed its merger with Idea Cellular, has introduced two new voice-only prepaid tariff plans of Rs 99 and Rs 109 with 28 days validity.
The new plans aim to tap basic users who consume more of daily messages and calls over internet data.
The Rs 99 recharge is a voice-only prepaid plan, while Rs 109 plan will extend a limited amount of data benefit over-and-above unlimited calls and messages.
Vodafone's new offerings are stated to take on BSNL’s voice-only prepaid plan of Rs 99 which has validity for 26 days.
Bharti Airtel too has a similar combo prepaid plan of Rs 99 offering benefits for a period of 28 days, but this a segmented plan.
Vodafone is reportedly also aiming at Jio’s popular Rs 98 plan which gives unlimited calling, 2GB of data and SMS benefits for 28 days, while Rs 99 plan from Vodafone gives user with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls for 28 days.
The Rs 109 offers 1GB of data and unlimited calling.
However, Vodafone is still limiting the voice calls to 250 minutes per day, 1000 minutes per week and voice call to 100 unique numbers during the entire validity period, unlike Jio and Airtel plans.