Vodafone Idea’s big announcement, prepaid plans will become 20-25 percent expensive from November 25

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New Delhi: Debt-ridden telecom company Vodafone Idea on Tuesday announced a 20-25 percent hike in mobile call and data rates across all plans. The company said in a statement that the increased rates would be effective from November 25.

The company has increased the minimum recharge value by 25.31 percent from Rs 79 to Rs 99 for a period of 28 days. Vodafone Idea hiked rates of popular unlimited category plans by 20-23 percent. The unlimited plan with one GB data limit per day with a validity of 28 days will cost Rs 269 from November 25, the statement said.

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At present, its price is Rs 219. Also, the plan with a validity of 84 days with a 1.5 GB per day data limit will cost Rs 719 instead of Rs 599. The price of the 365 days plan with a 1.5 GB per day data limit will increase by 20.8 percent to Rs 2,899, the statement said. At present, its price is Rs 2,399.

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The company has also increased the price of low-value data top-up by about 20 percent. Vodafone Idea’s announcement comes a day after Bharti Airtel announced a rate hike.