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Vodafone Idea bites the bullet on tariff hike as firm struggles to pay dues

The latest move, even if it is symbolic, is the first rate hike after the one announced end of 2019

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Vodafone Idea | telecom sector | Telecom companies

Megha Manchanda & Aneesh Phadnis  |  New Delhi/Mumbai 



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The tariff hike of Rs 50 has been effected under Vodafone Idea’s RED family pack plans which currently cost Rs 598 and Rs 749, respectively

Cash-strapped (VI) has taken a lead in hiking tariffs by 6 to 8 per cent as it struggles to retain customers and clear its pending dues. However, the company has moved cautiously by raising the tariff only in limited circles such as Uttar Pradesh. While the hike comes into immediate effect, there has been no announcement.

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First Published: Wed, December 02 2020. 01:50 IST

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