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…)

Idea Cellular 2G Voice Tariff Hikes in August / September

Idea STV - RechargeIdea Cellular along with the rest of the Industry hiked 2G Mobile Voice Call Tariffs in August & September considered to be a seasonally weak quarter in the Indian Wireless industry. Our Statistics Team tracking the telecom circle-wise mobile tariffs has released the following pre-paid plans which saw an increment in net revenue realization to the company – the RPM factor.

Idea Cellular Mobile 2G Voice Tariff Hikes in August / September represented by circle name, old tariff followed by new tariff, the change and the impact

  • Assam Minutes pack of Rs41 – 200 local mins (more…)

Airtel Hikes Mobile Charges for 3% to 100% RPM Impact

Airtel IndiaIndia’s Largest Cellular Service Provider, Bharti Airtel hiked voice call tariffs across the board so as to have a net gain RPM impact between 3% to 100%. The following chart shows how tariffs have increased in August / September represented by circle name, old tariff followed by new tariff, the change and the impact

  • Chennai Tariff Voucher of Rs69, tariff validity 28 days, local calls to mobile no. @ Rs0.30/min Tariff Voucher of Rs85, tariff validity 28 days, local calls to mobile no. @ Rs0.30/min The pack was discontinued, and now reintroduced at a higher fixed monthly cost RPM impact of 14%
  • Chennai Tariff Voucher of Rs97, tariff validity 28 days, local calls to own network@ Rs0.10/min – Tariff Voucher of Rs115, tariff validity 28 days, local calls to own network@ Rs0.10/min – The earlier pack was discontinued, and now reintroduced at a higher fixed monthly cost RPM impact of 18%, impact will reduce with increasing usage
  • Delhi Combo pack of Rs46, validity 28 days (more…)

Aircel Mobile Hikes Tariffs Along with Industry

Aircel IndiaAircel Mobile with limited 2G and 3G Cellular Operations across India stopped the undercutting to capture market share and shifted focus to Revenue Market Share. In-line with the rest of the industry Aircel has hiked tariffs in the last two months. Our analytics team tracking the tariff illustrate circle name, old tariff followed by new tariff, the change and the impact.

  • Bihar Combo pack of Rs29, validity 90 days, local & STD calls @ Rs0.02/3 sec Cost of pack Rs29 – validity 90 days – local & STD calls to mobile no. @ Rs0.02/3 sec – local & STD calls to landline no. @ Rs0.03/sec Increased cost of calls made to landline nos RPM will increase for a user with a higher proportion of landline calls
  • Chennai STD pack of Rs27, (more…)

Uninor Tariff Hikes in UP Circle in Aug / Sept

Uninor IndiaChallenger and New Entrant Uninor has also resorted to 2G Voice Call Tariff hike in August / September Quarter. Uninor is no more a PAN India Operator and has operations in limited circles. Here is a brief summary on how the company hiked tariffs in UP(E) and UP(W) circles of India. Here are the details of the Hike which shows circle name, old tariff followed by new tariff, the change and the impact.

  • UP-E Minutes pack of Rs11 – 111 local mins free to own network – validity 5 days Minutes pack of Rs11 – 111 local mins free to own network – validity 4 days Reduced validity RPM impact of 25%
  • UP-E Minutes pack of Rs33 – 99 mins free to local no. – validity 7 days (more…)

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