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TWO PUNE RESIDENTS WIN NATIONAL VODAFONE FANTASTIC BREAKS CONTEST

Pune, 18 May 2018This cricket season will be etched for a long time in the memories of Siddhartha Guha (Nande) and Rushikesh More (Hadapsar) who won the national VODAFONE FANTASTIC BREAKS CONTEST on Facebook.

India is known for its passion for cricket.  When Vodafone announced the FANtastic Breaks Contest as part of their Unofficial Sponsor of Fans™ campaign, it gave sports fans an attractive opportunity to win an iPhone using their repertoire of cricketing knowledge. Siddhartha Guha, the 59 years old retired bank employee, was extremely happy when he received a call from Vodafone congratulating him for winning an iPhone7, appreciating his Fandom.



‘I have always been a proud Vodafone customer as they have always surprised me with the best service. I had always dreamt of an iPhone and don’t have enough words to thank Vodafone for gifting me an iPhone7’ said a perceptibly elated Siddhartha Guha.

The FANtastic Breaks contest is the celebration of Fandom where Vodafone the Unofficial Sponsor of Fans tests the cricketing knowledge with some simple questions. To participate and win, during the match ad breaks, Vodafone consumers can dial *202# or log on to Vodafone Zoozoo Facebook page and answer simple questions. They stand a chance to win exciting prizes every ad break, iPhones every match and now a change to win a Trip to Lord’s - Round Trip couple tickets to England and match tickets to watch India Vs. England at Lord’s.

Inviting Vodafone customers to participate in the Vodafone FANtastic Breaks contest, Ashish Chandra, Business Head Maharashtra & Goa Circle, Vodafone India said, “Vodafone is known for its unique and engaging customer engagement initiatives. From our several years of association with sports we believe that the fans are the life of sporting platforms. Vodafone as a sport loving brand has always celebrated Fandom through various activities that have been appreciated by our customers and sports lovers. The Unofficial Sponsor of Fans campaign is inspired by that philosophy. Through Vodafone FANtastic Breaks Contest, we wanted to gift fans the most desired experience and we are confident that this has struck the right chord with the Fans.”

About Vodafone India:

Vodafone India is a 100% fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving 223 million customers (over 120 million in rural areas). Commencing operations in 2007, Vodafone is today India’s largest foreign direct investor, with a robust, award winning business and committed for the long term. Vodafone Business Services serves the needs of enterprises and government by providing total telecommunications (Voice and Data) solutions across mobility and wireline platforms. Our mobile wallet, M-Pesa is a unique and innovative money transfer service from Vodafone that fosters financial inclusion.

Committed to optimizing the near ubiquitous reach of mobile telephony to address national developmental priorities, the Vodafone Foundation partners is actively engaged in community development initiatives especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster Relief. Building on its global experience and expertise, an outreach across India and offering a comprehensive portfolio of technologies- 2G, 3G & 4G, Vodafone is uniquely positioned to actualize the vision of Digital India.

Globally, Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 48 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 31 March 2018, Vodafone Group had 522.8 million mobile customers and 18.8 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.