Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Jio will increases the mobile phone tariffs in december 1/2019.
updates: Reliance Jio on Tuesday said it will increase mobile phone tariffs in the next few weeks.
Jio said telecom regulator TRAI is likely to initiate consultation process for revision in telecom tariffs.
JIO in a statement said:
“As per media reports, we understand that TRAI is likely to initiate a consultation process for revision of telecom tariffs Like other operators,Says, JIO
we will also work with the government and comply with the regulatory regime to strengthen the industry to benefit Indian consumers
and take measures including appropriate increase in tariffs in the next few weeks in a manner that does not adversely impact data consumption or growth in digital adoption and sustains investments.”
Vodafone Idea in a statement said:
The acute financial stress in the telecom sector has been acknowledged by all stakeholders and a high-level Committee of Secretaries (CoS) headed by the Cabinet Secretary is looking into providing appropriate relief. To ensure that its customers continue to enjoy world-class digital experiences, Vodafone Idea will suitably increase the prices of its tariffs effective 1 December 2019. VIL will continue to actively invest in making its network future-fit by embedding new-age technologies and launching new products/services to cater to the evolving needs of its over 300 million customers.Says, Vodafone Idea
Airtel in a statement said:
While continuing to provide affordable tariffs to customers, it would balance the needs of the company to remain viable and, thereby, continue to invest in the much needed digital infrastructure and maintain the quality standards required by our customers.says, Airtel