The Wi-Fi calling service by Vi (Vodafone Idea) has been expanded to a total of five circles with its arrival in Delhi, Telecom Talk reports. The operator introduced the service last year under a phase rollout after much anticipation and months of delay. It later expanded it to Mumbai and Gujarat.
It is important to note that Wi-Fi calling requires software compatibility on the handset, that is currently quite limited in case of Vi. This means that you won’t be able to experience the new update on all smartphones available in the market.
According to Telecom Talk, the Wi-Fi calling service offered by Vi is currently compatible with smartphones offered by OnePlus and Xiaomi. The operator is, however, likely to expand the compatibility over time. It is also in plans to roll out Wi-Fi calling for all its customers in a phased manner.
Additional daily data benefits with Rs. 249, Rs. 399, and Rs. 599 prepaid recharge
Apart from broadening Wi-Fi calling, Vi has started offering 3GB daily data with its Rs. 249, Rs. 399, and Rs. 599 prepaid recharge plans, according to a separate report by Telecom Talk. The plans normally offer 1.5GB daily data to customers. However, the report claimed that the additional data benefits have been offered to select users in circles including Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Karnataka.
Gadgets 360 wasn’t able to independently confirm the rollout of the 3GB additional daily data benefits.