Vi (formerly Vodafone Idea) has added another new postpaid plan to its ‘Family-New’ specific postpaid offerings in UP East along with the recent launch of the REDX Family postpaid plan. The newly launched family postpaid plan is a modified version of Vi’s Rs 699 Entertainment Plus postpaid plan for individuals which was launched back in July.
According to the recently updated terms and condition documentation for Vi Postpaid, Vi’s Entertainment Plus 699 Family postpaid plan will cost Rs 948 on a monthly basis with Vi charging Rs 249 for each secondary connection on top of the Rs 699 base price of Vi’s Entertainment Plus postpaid plan for primary connection.
The total cost for the newly introduced family postpaid plan comes at Rs 948 wherein the subscribers get 2 lines as part of the family postpaid plan. One can however add up to 5 lines including 1 primary with the postpaid plan with an additional charge of Rs 249 for every secondary user.
The family postpaid plan offers unlimited data for primary user, 30GB high-speed data for secondary user, unlimited local, STD, and national roaming calling, 100 SMS per month for both primary and secondary users, and data roll-over of 30GB for secondary user.
Primary users of Vi’s Entertainment Plus 699 F will also get access to Vi Movies and TV, Amazon Prime, and ZEE5 Premium for 1 year while secondary users will be restricted to access to Vi Movies and TV.
|Entertainment Plus 699 F|
|Monthly Rental (₹)||699 (primary)|
249 (each secondary)
|Primary Data (GB)||Unlimited|
|Per Secondary Data (GB)||30GB|
|Data Rollover for every secondary (GB)||30GB|
|Voice : Local/STD/National Roaming||Unlimited|
|SMS (Local, STD, Nat Roaming) Per Month||100 Primary,|
|Other Benefits (Non-Teleco)|
|Vi™ Movies & TV (For Primary & Secondary)||1 year|
|Amazon Prime (For Primary)||1 year|
|ZEE5 Premium (For Primary)||1 year|
The family postpaid plan remains subject to Vi’s Commercial Usage Policy which was brought in on 9th May 2020 wherein the data usage by any individual on GSM postpaid plans having Unlimited Data and Voice benefits having greater than 150 GB along with voice usage less than 50 minutes in a billing cycle will be termed as a commercial user.
Vi’s recently launched REDX Family postpaid plan has a similar plan structure wherein Vi is charging Rs 249 for each secondary connection on top of the Rs 1099 base price of Vi’s REDX postpaid plan for primary connection. The total cost for the REDX Family postpaid plan comes at Rs 1348 wherein the subscribers get 2 lines as part of the family postpaid plan while having the liberty to add up to 5 lines including 1 primary provided they pay Rs 249 for every new secondary user.
Vi now has 5 family postpaid plans – Family 649, Family 799, Family 999, Entertainment Plus 699 F, and REDX Family Plan as part of its ‘Family-New’ offerings in UP East while in rest circles it continues to offer 4 family postpaid plans – Family S (Rs 598), Family M (Rs 749), Family L (Rs 899), and Family XL (Rs 999) as part of its ‘Family’ offerings. The individual postpaid plan offerings remain the same across all telecom circles in the country.