We expected this, didn’t we? When Airtel and Docomo increased their tariff rates, we were expecting that the others are also going to join the gang soon! And they did. Now the latest update states that- finally, Vodafone and Idea cellular did the same.
Some selected circles are going to receive the shock as of now. For Idea users in Delhi, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Kerala, and Gujarat per second call charge will be 1.2p/sec. while the STD and local SMS will be charged at Rs.1.5 for only Gujarat and Rs 1 for other circles.
From 22 circles, 12 circles of Vodafone will get the same treatment as Idea. But in circles like Haryana, UP east and west, Gujarat, Maharashtra & Goa, Rajasthan and Kerala STD charges will be 1.5 paisa per second. In 5 circles Delhi, Chennai, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu the call rates to other networks as well as STD charges will be 1.2 paisa per second.