To attract more data users in India, Vodafone will waive off bills no questions asked for customers who experience first time bill shock , chief financial officer Nick Read told analysts in a call. Anticipating competition from Reliance Jio, Vodafone has also increased data allowances in 2G and 3G following Airtel and Idea. "We’ve also increased allowances impacts greater than Rs 350 rupees by about 25% to 40%, as well whilst holding price points. So I think it’s more about stimulation of the market, ahead of Jio coming in and making sure that we offer good value to the higher value customers as well," Read added. For the quarter ended June 30 (Q1 FY17) Vodafone reported that it has 69.7 million data customers in India, a growth of 4.34% from 66.8 million in the same period last year. The 3G…
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