Vi (formerly known as Vodafone Idea) launched new prepaid recharge plans along with Disney + Hotstar Mobile for a year. New plans start at Rs. 501 and go up to Rs. 2,595. Customers also get benefits such as data allocation, unlimited voice calls and SMS benefits with the new prepaid recharge plans. Vi essentially added the Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription to their old prepaid plans and raised their prices. In addition to launching the new prepaid plans, Vi is bundling a one-year Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription with all of its postpaid plans starting at Rs. 499. The latest move is essentially to remain competitive against Jio and Airtel, as both are offering specific plans with Disney + Hotstar Mobile.
Vi prepaid recharge plans with Disney + Hotstar Mobile
According to details available on the Vi website, telco is offering four new prepaid recharge plans with one year of Disney + Hotstar Mobile worth Rs. 499. Plans start at Rs. 501 which brings you “truly unlimited” voice calls, 100 SMS messages per day and 3GB of daily data along with an additional 16GB of data for 28 days. It is essentially a tweaked version of the previous Rs. 501 top up plan that included 75GB of total data along with unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages a day for 56 days.
The second Vi prepaid recharge plan which brings Disney + Hotstar Mobile for one year is available for Rs. 701. It has unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages a day, along with 3GB of daily data and 32GB of additional data for 56 days.
I saw Rs. The 901 prepaid recharge plan brings unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages and 3GB of daily data along with an additional 48GB of data for 84 days. For users looking for a long term plan there is a Rs. 2,595 prepaid recharge option that brings unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages per day and 1.5GB of daily data for 365 days.
All four Vi prepaid plans include the ‘Binge All Night’ offer under which the telecom operator is giving unlimited access to data between 12 am and 6 am. There is also Weekend Data Rollover, which is intended to carry unused daily customer data to the weekend. In addition, Vi is offering access to the Vi Movies & TV Classic service which has movies, TV shows, live TV and news.
In addition to the prepaid plans, Vi brought in Rs. Additional 601 Data Pack with Disney + Hotstar Mobile. Includes 75GB of data that customers can use for the duration of their existing plan.
|501||100GB (3GB / day + 16GB) of data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages a day, Disney + Hotstar Mobile for 1 year||28 days|
|701||200GB (3GB / day + 32GB) of data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages a day, Disney + Hotstar Mobile for 1 year||56 days|
|901||300GB (3GB / day + 48GB) of data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages a day, Disney + Hotstar Mobile 1 year||84 days|
|2595||1.5GB of daily data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages per day, Disney + Hotstar Mobile for 1 year||365 days|
|601 (data supplement)||75GB of data, 1 year Disney + Hotstar Mobile||–|
All new Vi prepaid plans and data add-on packages are available on the Vi.com website, as well as from third-party sources including Paytm and Google Pay.
Similar to Vi, Airtel is offering Disney + Hotstar Mobile with its Rs. 499, Rs. 699 and Rs. 2,798 prepaid recharge plans. Jio also introduced earlier this week Disney + Hotstar Mobile packages for its prepaid users who recharge with Rs. 499, Rs. 666, Rs. 888 and Rs. 2,599. Jio customers get 1.5GB of additional data for 56 days as well as an annual Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription for Rs. 549 add-on data pack.
Vi, Airtel and Jio revised their prepaid plans to add the Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription that was launched in July as a replacement for the existing Disney + Hotstar VIP. The new service, which began on Wednesday, September 1, provides access to all Disney + Hotstar content that includes Disney + originals and Hollywood movies and TV shows from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, HBO, FX, Showtime, 20th Century and Searchlight Pictures, specifically for mobile users.
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