Vodafone Essar today started the prepaid roaming facility for its customers of West Bengal travelling to Assam and North East. This national roaming facility, which was available only for postpaid customers, will now be available to all Vodafone prepaid customers of the state.
The service will be pre-activated and will not require any additional charges for activation.
Sridhar Rao, chief executive officer, Vodafone Essar East Limited, said, “Vodafone has launched this new service where prepaid customers from Bengal will be able to roam seamlessly across India including Assam & North East. We will continue to provide wide coverage and offer the best bouquet of services and products to our customers.”
Vodafone has kept incoming charges at Rs 1 per minute, while outgoing local calls will be charged at Rs 1 per minute and outgoing STD calls will cost the users at Rs 1.50 per minute.
According to the recent DoT announcement, prepaid subscribers of Kolkata and Rest of Bengal service area will be permitted roaming facility to and from other parts of India, except J&K without any restriction.