Friday, 10 March 2017

Idea & now Vodafone provides Private Recharge Mode facility | Secures your mobile number

INDIA: Vodafone has announced today that it's subscribers in M.P. and Chhattisgarh state can now avail benefit of it's Private Recharge Mode (PRM) feature and free of cost. 

With increasing linking of mobile number with Aadhar card, bank accounts and UPI apps - now, its high time to take steps in direction of privacy of subscribers by keeping their mobile numbers hidden.

Announcing the launch of this service in the Bihar & Jharkhand circle on 8th March, Rajshekhar Metgud - Business Head, Bihar & Jharkhand, Vodafone India said “The world is going digital and smartphones becoming the primary data storage device, ensuring security of personal information has become a key concern for mobile customers. To address this specific concern, we have introduced a new service - ‘Vodafone Private Recharge’ which helps subscribers keep their mobile numbers private and protected from malicious usage. Being one of the preferred telecom service providers in the region, Vodafone is delighted to announce this evolutionary service to make our valued customers feel more secure and empowered.

How to avail the service?

To avail the service, subscriber needs to send a toll free SMS 'Private' to 12604 and in turn subscriber will get a 10 digit code which can be used to recharge the phone till midnight of that day.

Idea Cellular also provides similar facility pan-India which was launched earlier  this month.