In four more circles, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Kolkata and Maharashtra & Goa, Vodafone Idea silently hiked the prices of postpaid plans. In the Uttar Pradesh East circle, Vi increased the prices of the Rs 598 and Rs 699 postpaid family plans to Rs 649 and Rs 799, respectively. Back then, only in the UP East region were the revised plans effective, but now these postpaid plans are applicable in five telecoms circles. In the five circles mentioned above, the new postpaid mobile phone plans available are priced at Rs 649, Rs 799, Rs 999, Rs 948 and Rs 1.348. Rs 598, Rs 749, Rs 899 and Rs 999 are available in other circles for Family Postpaid Plans. It appears that Vodafone Idea looks closely at the demand for postpaid family plans across all circles and raises prices where there is more demand.
Detailed Family Postpaid Plans Revised from Vi
Right now, Vodafone Idea is the only telecoms operator in India to offer various plans aimed at individuals and families. The Vi Family postpaid plans start at Rs 649 in the five circles – Chennai, Maharashtra & Goa, Kolkata, Tamil Nadu and UP East. In the remaining 17 telecoms circles, it is essentially the Rs 598 Family postpaid plan available. Two connections are provided in the Rs 649 Vi Family postpaid plan-one primary and one secondary. The total data advantage provided by Vi is 80 GB, divided into 50 GB for the primary connection and 30 GB for the secondary connection. The primary connection holder can carry up to 200 GB of data, whereas up to 50 GB of data can be rolled over by the secondary connection user. Other advantages offered are unlimited voice calling and 100 SMS per month for both connections.
It offers three connections, one primary and two secondary, moving on to the Vi Rs 799 Family postpaid plan. Vi’s total data benefit is 120GB, split across 60GB for primary connection and 30GB for secondary connections, respectively. The data rollover facility remains the same as the postpaid plan for the Rs 649 family. And with unlimited calls and 100 text messages per month, it also comes (100 for each connection). The Rs 999 Family Plan that offers five connections is third on the list. The total data offered by Vi is 200GB (80GB for primary and 30GB for secondary connections, respectively).
The Entertainment Plus 699 Family postpaid plan and REDX Family Plan are then available exclusively in these five circles. The postpaid plan for the Entertainment Plus 699 Family typically costs Rs 9488. (Rs 699 for primary and Rs 249 for secondary). While Vi bundles one secondary link with the plan, users have the option to add up to three additional secondary links. The data advantage is unlimited for the primary connection and it is 30 GB for secondary connection users. There is no data rollover facility for primary connection holders, but up to 50 GB can be carried forward by secondary connection users. All link holders will receive unlimited calling benefits.
Finally, we have the REDX Family plan of Rs 1,348 (Rs 1,099 for primary connection and Rs 249 for secondary connection. The Rs 1,348 plan also offers unlimited data for the primary connection and 30 GB data for the secondary connection, similar to the Rs 948 Family plan. All postpaid plans come with a one-year Vi Movies & TV subscription, Amazon Prime primary connection subscription where (available only with Rs 1,099 plan).