VI, erstwhile Vodafone Concept, has rolled out the brand new VI app for Android telephones and the Apple iPhone. The brand new replace for what was the My Vodafone app is now rolling out on the Google Play Retailer for Android telephones and the Apple App Retailer for the iPhone. The function set stays as earlier than, which incorporates managing your pay as you go or postpaid VI account, the pay as you go recharge choices in addition to the postpaid invoice plans and funds, activate and handle worldwide roaming plans, the power to avail the add-on bundles resembling Netflix and Amazon Prime Video subscriptions in addition to the choice to enroll in what’s now referred to as the VI RED X premium plan.
VI says you possibly can handle as many as 25 VI pay as you go and postpaid accounts within the app. The VI app additionally helps you to purchase new VI connections with contactless residence supply of SIM playing cards. Sure RED postpaid plans additionally allow you to swap to an eSIM too, in case your telephone helps it. VI additionally affords the eSIM for the Apple Watch, and you’ll set that up as properly by way of the VI app. The brand new VI app additionally hyperlinks to the now up to date VI Motion pictures and TV app for video streaming content material. When you’ve got already been utilizing the My Vodafone app in your pay as you go or postpaid connection, you don’t want to enroll once more and the identical login credentials will work.
Earlier at present, Vodafone Concept launched a brand new model identification in India because it makes an attempt to mount one other problem within the area that has seen Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel strengthen over the previous few quarters. Vodafone Concept additionally says that it has accomplished the community integration—which it says is the world’s largest cell community integration in file time.
Vodafone Concept has seen its consumer base cut back considerably, dropping to 280 million customers on the finish of June this 12 months, in contrast with 408 million customers on the time of the merger between Vodafone and Concept two years in the past. Since then, the Vodafone and Concept brandings have remained separate, although a couple of months in the past, Vodafone Concept did unify the postpaid plans for Vodafone and Concept customers underneath the Vodafone RED umbrella.
However there may very well be tariff hikes alongside the best way for pay as you go and postpaid customers, as VI appears to be like to extend the common income per consumer (ARPU) figures. Right now, VI’s ARPU is round Rs 114, which is considerably decrease in comparison with Reliance Jio which has round Rs 140 ARPU from its consumer base whereas Airtel clocks in with round Rs 157. VI has not introduced any new pay as you go plans or postpaid plans right now, although we will anticipate some new tariff choices within the coming days. Right now, Vodafone Concept pay as you go plans with 28 days validity begin at Rs 49 whereas the postpaid plans underneath the Vodafone RED branding are priced Rs 399 onwards. The Vodafone RED X plan, which has been underneath the TRAI scanner, is priced at Rs 1,099 per 30 days and bundles a number of affords together with the promise of higher knowledge speeds on the 4G community.