How Vodafone Hiked Voice Tariffs in Jan/Feb 2014 ?

Breaing NewsVoice continues to be the major Revenue Engine for Telecommunications Companies in India. Telcos move tariffs in India on a circle-by-circle strategy using Big Data Analytics to improve their ARPU realizations. Excerpts from our Database are as under on how Vodafone India moved its Voice Tariffs in the first 2 months of 2014. (more…)

Vodafone ARPU at Rs 193, Gets 5 Million Active 3G Customers

Vodafone India Voice Profits RiseVodafone India reported a 2.9% QoQ increase in revenues – inline with Bharti India mobile’s 2.6% QoQ increase. MoU decline of 1.4% QoQ was lower than that of Bharti India (4% QoQ). Vodafone’s in-line result indicates continued improvement in business environment in India particularly with voice RPM hardening and churn reduction. Although data prices corrected sharply this does not signal a price war as price corrections are necessary to evangelise demand

Vodafone India Results Highlights
Subscribers Vodafone’s subscriber base grew 3.1% QoQ to 160.4mn during the quarter. Churn declined to 3.8% from 4.6% in 2QFY14. (more…)

Vodafone Prep-Paid Realizations Rise 9-44% Across India

Vodafone IndiaIn-line with the rest of the industry (include new entrants) Vodafone started fine tuning their pre-paid mobile plans by increasing tariffs / reducing the number of days / reduce talk-time benefits etc so that the the net realizations per minute goes up. This can be easily done by their Anayltics team looking at the tarffic patterns and the plans subscribed. Our statistics team tracking Telecom Tariffs in India has released the data on Vodafone Tariff hikes in August / September 2013. The following chart shows the hikes represented by circle name, old tariff followed by new tariff, the change and the impact

  • Andhra Pradesh local pack of Rs29, validity 28 days, first 60 sec will be charged @ Rs0.02/sec & thereafter local calls to own network @ Rs0.20/min local pack of Rs29, validity 28 days, first 120 sec will be charged @ Rs0.02/sec & thereafter local calls to own network @ Rs0.20/min New pack charges a higher rate (more…)

What does Vodafone Offer for Spectrum Renewal Mean to Indian Telecom Sector ?

Vodafone Offer for Spectrum RenewalVodafone recently offered some terms and conditions to govt. for renewal of its licence/spectrum in three circles that expire in 2014. Prices offered are at a ~75% discount to last (failed) auction prices, along with a reduction in annual spectrum fee. Importantly, Vodafone believes 900MHz should be 1.3x. 1800Mhz. Vodafone’s offer for the 20-year renewal is as follows (more…)

Vodafone Pre-Paid Mobile Tariff Changes in May-2013

Vodafone India STV Hikes in may 2013Vodafone India in-line with Airtel has reduced benefits on most of the Special recharge / tariff Vouchers and Pre-Paid Packs across all the 22 Circles in India. Even a Small Modification in STV / Recharge Pack adds considerably to the bottomline of the company in that circle. We’d like to present you data on the Vodafone Pre-Paid Mobile STV / Recharge Pack Modifications that happened in May-2013 as shown in the table below (more…)

Vodafone 2G Mobile Voice Tariff Hike in April

Vodafone IndiaLed by Airtel each and every Cellular Service Provider in India resorted to Tariff Hike by raising tariffs or reducing the benefits of STV or Pre-Paid Packs. Vodafone also did Tariff hikes selectively with its own Analytics stratgey preserving Traffic Minutes and yet trying to improve the realizations. Here is a list of Voice Call Tariff hikes by Vodafone in April 2013 in India. (more…)

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