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 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…)

Vodafone India’s Voice Profits Rise Subscribe Base at 155Mn

Vodafone India Voice Profits RiseVodafone India’s 1QFY14 results appear to have benefited from a stable competitive environment in India, with revenues growing 7.8% QoQ and voice ARPMs rising. Indeed, the growth in voice realizations were the highlight, which is likely to increase gradually. Vodafone’s India revenues increased 7.8% QoQ to Rs94bn (excluding Indus revenues) underpinned by a strong growth in voice and data revenues in 1QFY14. Voice revenue growth (including messaging revenues; change in reporting by Vodafone) increased 7.4% QoQ whilst data revenues increased 17.6% QoQ.

Revenue growth during the quarter was led by both, (more…)

Improving Voice Good for A-Vo-Id, Reliance Jio Challenge from Data in Medium Term

Improving Voice Business India - Headwinds from DataWe expect sustained improvement in the Indian wireless industry’s fundamentals as basic scale economics of the business catch up and both the scope and intensity of competitive pressure reduce. The A-Vo-Id group is very well-positioned to benefit from this theme and expect sustained market share gains for these company over the next few years. We also believe that incremental regulatory developments should be in favor of the industry as spectrum pricing and allocation start falling in sync with (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…)

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