Vodafone Idea customers today suffered a major setback after telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced a 20-25 per cent hike in tariffs. Actually, now Vodafone Idea has also announced a 20-25 percent increase in the rates of mobile services. According to the information received, the company has given this information in its statement recently.
Earlier on Monday, Airtel had announced a 20-25 per cent hike in tariff for various prepaid offers. Vodafone Idea has announced a 25 per cent hike in all prepaid plans. The increased tariff is said to be effective from November 25. According to reports, Vodafone Idea, which is currently in heavy debt, has issued a statement today.
Its new plans will begin the process of improving Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) and help the industry overcome financial stress, the statement said. Vodafone Idea CEO Ravinder Takkar last week indicated that the tariff may be increased soon. A day after Airtel announced the tariff hike yesterday, Vodafone Idea has also announced a tariff hike and this announcement comes as a big blow to Vodafone Idea customers. Yesterday Airtel customers were surprised.