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Vi follows Airtel to announce prepaid plans price hike: check the new tariff and revised plans

Highlights

  • Vi has hiked its prepaid tariffs in India
  • The base plan now begins at Rs 99
  • The new tariffs will come into effect from November 25th, 2021

Vi has hiked the price of its prepaid plans in India. The announcement has come a day after Airtel hiked the price of its prepaid tariffs. Airtel prepaid plans will be available with revised tariff from November 26th, 2021. As far as Vi is concerned, its prepaid plans will be available with new pricing starts from November 25th, 2021.

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According to Vi, the new plans will start the process of ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) improvement and help address the financial stress faced by the industry. The company claimed that the tariff plans will allow it to improve its mobile network.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs

Old tariff

New tariffBenefitsValidity
Rs 79Rs 991p/sec calling, 200MB data

28 days

Rs 149Rs 179Unlimited calling, 300 SMS/day, 2GB data

28 days

Rs 219

Rs 269Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 1GB/day data

28 days

Rs 249

Rs 299Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 1.5GB/day data

28 days

Rs 299

Rs 359

Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 2GB/day data

28 days

Rs 399Rs 479Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 1.5GB/day data

56 days

Rs 449

Rs 539Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 2GB/day data

56 days

Rs 379

Rs 459Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 6GB/day data

84 days

Rs 599Rs 719Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 1.5GB/day data

84 days

Rs 699Rs 839Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 2GB/day data

84 days

Rs 1,499

Rs 1,799Unlimited calling, 3,600 SMS/day, 24GB data

365 days

Rs 2,399

Rs 2,899Unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 1.5GB/day data

365 days

Rs 48

Rs 583GB data

28 days

Rs 98Rs 11812GB data

28 days

Rs 251

Rs 30150GB data

28 days

Rs 351

Rs 418100GB data

56 days

As can be seen in the table above, Vi’s base plan, which is currently priced at Rs 79, will be available for Rs 99 from November 25th, 2021. It will bring benefits like 1 paise per second voice tariff and 200MB data.  This plan does not include SMS benefits. Hence, users can look for other plans for sending SMS.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs with 28 days validity

Plans like Rs 149, Rs 219, Rs 249, and Rs 299 come with 28 days of validity, unlimited calling, and 100 SMS per day except for Rs 149 plan that offers 300 SMS per day. As far as data benefits are concerned, they offer 2GB, 1GB, 1.5GB, and 2GB data per day, respectively. With the price hike, these plans will be available for Rs 179, Rs 269, Rs 299, and Rs 359, respectively.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs with 56 days validity

The 56-day validity plans such as Rs 399 and Rs 449 will be available for Rs 479 and Rs 539, respectively. These prepaid plans offer unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. The Rs 479 plan provides users 1.5GB data per day, while the Rs 539 plan offers 2GB data per day.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs with 84 days validity

The Rs 379, Rs 599, and Rs 699 prepaid plans will cost Rs 459, Rs 719, and Rs 839, respectively, from November 25th, 2021. The first plan brings 6GB of data, the second offers 1.5GB data per day, and the third one provides 2GB data per day. These plans offer other benefits such as unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day, and 84 days of validity.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs with 365 days validity

The Rs 1,499 and Rs 2,399 prepaid plans come with 365 days of validity. With the price hike, these plans will be available for Rs 1,799 and Rs 2,899. The first plan offers unlimited calling, 3600 SMS, and 24GB of data, while the second one provides unlimited calling, 100 SMS per day, and 1.5GB data per day.

Vi’s new prepaid tariffs for data top-ups

The existing data top-ups priced at Rs 48, Rs 98, and Rs 251 offer 3GB data, 12GB data, and 50GB data respectively and have standard validity of 28 days. Starting from November 25th, 2021, these plans are being revised to Rs 58, Rs 118 and Rs 298 respectively. There will be no change in the data benefits. Lastly, the Rs 351 data top-up, which comes with 56 days of validity and 100GB data will be available for Rs 418 with the price hike.

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