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Airtel Vodafone Idea 2G Data Tariff Increase Confirms Cartelization

Airtel Vodafone Idea Telecom CartelAt a time when Indian Telecom Operators are dropping 3G prices, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular [A-Vo-Id] have bucked the trend and are instead raising 2G data prices offering pathetic data speed and have refused to move an inch on 3G data pricing.

A-Vo-Id Cartel have increased 2G data tariffs (1GB @ Rs150-155 from ~Rs125 earlier). This is the 2nd increase in 2G data tariffs by incumbent Continue reading Airtel Vodafone Idea 2G Data Tariff Increase Confirms Cartelization

A-Vo-ID Group 2G Data Rate Cut an eyewash – 2G Data Still Expensive

A-Vo-Id Group Rate Cuts an eyewashThe A-Voi-Id [Airtel, Vodafone and Idea] group led by Vodafone has slashed data prices by 80% and Airtel and Idea have cut data usage rates by 90% in the last week. On the first read this is very appealing but in reality the rate cuts apply to pay-per-use plans, applicable to introductory data users and data plan users, after initial data allowances have been exhausted.

We all know that Heavy data users are likely to subscribe to a data plan, based on their usage patterns. Thus, a very small proportion of data users would actually end up paying on the basis of the higher pay-per-use rate. Continue reading A-Vo-ID Group 2G Data Rate Cut an eyewash – 2G Data Still Expensive