sms ACT VL to 111 (toll free) to activate Vodafone live! and browse GPRS on your handset.
sms ACT VMC199 to 111 (toll free) to activate Vodafone Mobile Connect and browse the Internet on your laptop.
Are you covered?
GPRS Roaming is available on select networks only. You can access BlackBerry, Vodafone live! and Vodafone Mobile Connect while Roaming within India on Vodafone and other networks. Home tariffs apply for GPRS on Vodafone and 10p / 10KB for GPRS usage on other networks.
Internationally, you can access GPRS across 250 operators in 96 countries. While Roaming internationally GPRS is charged at a flat rate of Rs 5.50 / 10KB. However, there are some networks where GPRS usage is completely free.
To understand the charging better please refer to the example below:
While Roaming in USA on the Cingular network, if you go to www.yahoo.co.in your handset will download the Yahoo home page. The size of the page would be about 400KB.
The charges for data usage on International Roaming are flat Rs 5.50 / 10KB. Hence for downloading 400KB the charge would be Rs 220