Vodafone India has announced Vodafone Red Shield, a complete device security solution for smartphones that guarantees a protection cover of up to Rs 50,000 on brand new handsets and even those up to six months old.
At present, this scheme is available only for Vodafone RED Post Paid customers, and Vodafone Red Shield is the only device protection contribution in the business that offers theft cover, beyond basic handset damage cover and extends free of charge insurance cover to handsets that have been purchased six months back.
The Vodafone Red Shield App, can be downloaded at Google Store and iOS, offers an all-inclusive security solution to smart phone devices. Additionally, apart from the theft cover, Vodafone Red Shield arrives with malware protection and other security features.
Vodafone Red Shield is being conveyed to the customers through a collaboration with Shotformats Digital Productions Pvt. Ltd. This insurance cover is offered via New India Assurance Company Ltd.
While Vodafone will be bearing the actual amount of the premium, the subscription charges has been kept at a pocket friendly price point to ensure that the maximum number of customers avail the benefits of Vodafone Red Shield. The annual subscription charges of Rs 720 will be debited from the customer’s monthly bill with the help of 12 equal instalments (Rs. 60 x 12). Vodafone Red Shield is valid for one year.
Another unique feature of Vodafone Red Shield is that customers can claim insurance protection up to two times in a single year.
To avail this facility Vodafone customers can download Vodafone Red Shield App and then message DSS to 199 from their handset. The app will detect the mobile handset and accept if it matches the norms.