|Vodafone Portugal Launches the First Mobile Broadband Service with Billing by Time|
Vodafone Portugal has launched a new prepaid mobile broadband
package, branded Vita Net Light, which for the first time offers
billing by internet connection time. The new plan offers prepaid
customers a 10-hour 1.0 Mbps mobile broadband internet access for
EUR10, which can be used any time during a 6-month period without any
data traffic limit.
Vodafone today launched a new prepaid price plan for Mobile
Broadband called Vita Net Light. For a top-up of 10 euros, this new
plan gives Mobile Broadband Internet access for 10 hours, which can be
used at any time during a 6-month period without any data traffic limit.
This new price plan differs from existing prepaid Mobile
Broadband offers by being the first in Portugal to offer billing by
Internet connection time, making control of data communications easier,
especially for new users of information technologies. Vita Net Light
provides a connection speed of up to 1.0 Mbps without any data traffic
limit, with billing based solely on Internet connection time, so
eliminating any worries the user may have about the volume of data
Vodafone is also revolutionising prepaid Mobile Broadband in
terms of the validity of top-ups. This is the first plan in which
top-ups are valid for 6 months (180 days), making it more suitable than
any other plan for users who only make occasional use of the Internet.
With Vita Net Light, a customer who makes a top-up of 10 euros is able
to use the corresponding hours at any time during the following 6
To use the Vita Net Light service, customers simply need to
purchase a Vodafone Connect Pen and Vita Net Light Card, which comes
with 10 days' Mobile Broadband Internet access included, for 49.90
euros or just a Vita Net Light Card, also with 10 days' Internet access
included, for just 14.90 euros. In either case there is no minimum
This new price plan complements Vodafone’s existing Mobile
Broadband offer, joining a range of four postpaid plans with speeds up
to 7.2 Mbps and data packs of up to 6 GB/month, and the prepaid Vita
Net plan with speeds up to 2.0 Mbps.
After being the first operator in Portugal and one of the first
in the world to offer a prepaid Mobile Broadband price plan, the new
Vita Net Light plan demonstrates Vodafone’s continued commitment to the
introduction of new Mobile Broadband services, spreading Internet
access to all users and providing the best solutions for every type of
Note: Prices include VAT.