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 Monday, 04 May 2009

Vodafone Spain has launched new flat-rate tariffs, targeting unemployed customers, reports El Mundo, citing Carlos Vecino, marketing director of Vodafone Spainís residential customers business. The operator will offer free mobile, fixed telephony and internet services for six months to its subscribers who lose their jobs or temporarily cease their activity. The operator plans to offer these benefits to up to 275,000 subscribers. Vodafone has also launched two new voice plans for residential users. The offer includes 350 minutes for voice calls for EUR 19.9 (VAT not included) per month and 1,000 free minutes for voice calls for a monthly fee of EUR 29.9. Users can choose between all-day calls to Vodafone numbers or national calls between 18:00 hours and 8:00 hours. Vodafone will also offer an additional free bonus of 1,000 on-net SMS, free national calls at weekends or free calls to fixed numbers 24/7. Starting 4 May, the operator will cut prices for its mobile internet and music flat-rate tariff plan by 25 percent, from EUR 12 to EUR 9 per month. Prices for the Vodafone En Tu Casa (íVodafone at Homeí) will also drop by 40 percent to EUR 9 per month, and the price of the 12 Mbps ADSL package which also includes free calls to national fixed numbers will go down 15 percent to EUR 33.9 per month. Vodafone has also revamped its offering for corporate customers, to meet the changes in the customersí consumption habits, in line with the current economic slowdown. The operator has added two plans, available for a single monthly fee of EUR 29. Users can make free unlimited calls to fixed national numbers or choose a five-hour time slot for free mobile calls. The second option enables business customers to make calls to fixed and mobile numbers for five hours a day, at night and weekends.

Source: Wireless Federation.