Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and RCom Reduce Roaming Tariffs

Airtel-Vodafone-and-Idea-Reduces-National-Roaming-TariffsAirtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and RCom have reduced national roaming tariffs for their customers in line with TRAI’s recent directive of lowering the ceiling rate of roaming services.

Airtel has reduced incoming call rates by up to 40 percent, outgoing inter circle call rates reduced up to 23 percent and outgoing local call rates reduced by up to 20 percent.

Outgoing local SMS rate reduced up to 75 percent and outgoing inter circle SMS rate reduced up to 74 percent.

Vodafone customers will now pay less for both local and STD calls on national roaming. On roaming, for all outgoing local calls, a ceiling of 80 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier Rs 1/min, and for STD calls it is Rs 1.15/min from earlier Rs 1.5/min. For incoming calls on roaming, a ceiling of 45 paise/minute has been fixed from the earlier 75 paise/minute.

Vodafone customers will now pay up to 75 percent less for texts while on roaming. For a local text, it is 25 paise compared to Rs 1 before; and for STD texts, 38 paise from Rs 1.50 earlier, in accordance with the TRAI guidelines.

Idea Cellular users can receive incoming calls at just Rs 45 paise per minute, a reduction of 40 percent while roaming anywhere in India.

Outgoing local call rates have been reduced by 20 percent and STD call rates by 23 percent. Local SMS will now be available for just 25 paise and STD SMS for just 38 paise, on roaming nationally.

Reliance Communications (RCom) today announced a reduction in national roaming charges, with customers now having to pay 40 percent lower tariffs for incoming calls while roaming. On outgoing calls made while roaming anywhere in the country, both local and STD, the new charges are up to 23 percent lower.

Customers will now pay only 45 paise per minute for incoming calls as default tariff. With RCOM’s One India, One Rate Plan, customers can enjoy free incoming while roaming and outgoing at same rate on ‘Home and Roam’.

The revised tariffs will be applicable starting 1st May, 2015 for all Idea prepaid and postpaid users across the country.

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