ENJOY A BEAUTIFUL AND SILENT DIWALI WITH VODAFONE
One SMS will get you 100MB of free data to connect with
your loved ones this Diwali on November 11
About Vodafone India
As lanterns light up and colourful rangoli adorns the houses, Vodafone India
customers will experience a silent dhamaka this Diwali.
As a gesture of gratitude for the love and support from 188mn customers, this
Diwali, Vodafone India will offer free 100MB Data to its customers to celebrate
the festival of lights with their loved ones. This special offer is
available to all Vodafone customers on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 and they can
avail the free 100MB data by just sending a SMS ‘DIWALI’ to 199.
Customers can enjoy the web browsing experience; send Diwali e-greetings, and
Diwali e-messages to wish their friends and family on the occasion for free.
Speaking about this gesture, Sunil Sood – Managing Director and CEO,
Vodafone India said, “At Vodafone, we are driven with the singular
objective of delivering superior experience to our customers. Data is
increasingly driving usage pattern, more so during important festivals like
Diwali. Offering free data on Diwali is our way of gratifying our valued 188
million customers for their love and trust in the brand and our service
experience. We take this opportunity to wish all our customers Happy Diwali and
will continue to delight them with such differentiated offerings in the days to
Enhancing customer experience and offering greater value, Vodafone India had
recently launched Vodafone Doubles - Double Data and Double Validity packs for
its customers rewarding them with additional voice and data benefits.
Vodafone India is a fully owned subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc., which is one
of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. Making its entry into India
in 2007, Vodafone today has built an ever growing, robust business in highly
price sensitive and competitive market. Serving around 188 million customers,
Vodafone provides innovative, customer friendly and differentiated products and
services through a wide scale distribution and exclusive retail footprint -
backed up with a modern, technologically advanced network for both voice and
data. With over 9,800 branded retail stores, covering over 1.56 million sq.ft.
and attracting more than 115million footfalls annually, Vodafone India is now
amongst the largest retailers in the country actively engaged in the holistic
development of India’s rapidly growing retail sector.
Vodafone Business Services, the enterprise arm of Vodafone, provides total
telecommunications solutions across both mobility and wireline platforms and
enables Global Enterprises, National Corporates, SME’s and Government segments
to communicate, collaborate and connect. With the advantage of its global
expertise and knowledge of local markets, Vodafone India is well poised to
significantly expand the Government's capacity to deliver benefits and outcomes
for citizens, governments and businesses. Vodafone endeavours to be a steadfast
partner in the Government’s efforts towards Digital India.
Vodafone India provides customers with a new currency in the form of M-Pesa -
the world renowned mobile wallet and money transfer service, which was ranked
Number one in Fortune’s ‘Change The World’ list of technology initiatives
influencing lives. Vodafone M-Pesa is an innovative, safe and secure mobile
wallet that enables complete suite of services like money transfer, bill
payments, and recharge on the move from the mobile. It caters to all segments of
the society, from the unbanked to the under banked and to the net-savvy and
evolved customers. Today, with a pan-India distribution of over 95,000 agents
and more than 3.6 million customers, Vodafone M-Pesa is the largest banking
correspondent in the country and is playing a vital role in enabling financial
inclusion and m-commerce. The payment bank licence by RBI acts as an impetus and
will enable Vodafone M-Pesa to build on this further and offer a more
comprehensive portfolio of banking and financial products and services,
accelerating India’s journey into a cashless economy.
A value based organization; Vodafone is committed to achieving the highest
standards of Health, Safety and Well-being for its employees and business
partners. As a responsible corporate, Vodafone India has been working with
several partners from the social sector to address some of India’s most pressing
challenges over the years. Sustainability for us is an ongoing journey as we
firmly believe that what is good for the society is good for business. The
Vodafone Foundation too is actively engaged in CSR by harnessing the potential
of mobile services and technology to maximize impact within communities,
especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides
a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications.
Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in
55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 June 2015,
Vodafone had 449 million mobile customers and 12 million fixed broadband