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Airtel 4G VS idea 4G in Andhra Pradesh: Let’s Test The “widest small change!”

After Delhi and Mumbai we have got another 4G speed test report from Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. After launching on metro cities telecom operators have have moved to Tier-II Cities for launching 4G service. Idea is said to have the best 4G coverage in Andhra Pradesh, while Airtel 4G service is limited to few cities. Let’s, see which one performs better in Andhra Pradesh. The tests were conducted by our reader Sri Rajasimha Reddy on his OnePlus Two smartphone.… Read More

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Idea starts offering 1GB 4G/3G for Rs 149 as USSD special offer in Kerala

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telecom carrier by subscribers, has started offering 1GB 4G/3G data for as low as Rs 149 through USSD special offer in Kerala. Compared to standard data pack cost of Rs 249 for 1GB 4G/3G, Idea is offering Rs 100 discount through the special offer. Idea customers can check their USSD special offer by dialing *122#. According to a release by the company, Idea 4G network… Read More

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Idea Cellular plans 100 new company retail stores to increase 4G uptake

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telecom carrier by subscribers, is planning to open 100 new company retail stores (CRS) across the country to increase the uptake of its 4G services, already available in 10 telecom circles. The Aditya Birla Group Company on Friday launched its hundredth such store in Mylapore, Chennai. Idea rolled out its first CRS in 2014 and since then these stores have emerged as a key touch… Read More

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Idea’s 4G LTE service in Tamil Nadu & Chennai now covers 32 towns, including major towns across all 21 districts

Idea Cellular, India’s fastest growing telecom operator, announced the expansion of its hi-speed 4G LTE service to three more towns of Tamil Nadu & Chennai circle, taking the total tally to 32. Covering all major towns across all 21 districts, the company has increased its presence exponentially within a short span of time. In 12 out of these over 32 towns, Idea has also become the sole operator to provide… Read More

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Idea introduces i-Roam Packs for international roaming, offers unlimited data roaming

Idea Cellular, has introduced i-Roam Packs for international roaming offering reduced international roaming tariff for postpaid customers. A new international data roaming pack offering unlimited data roaming across 8 Asian countries is also being introduced. i-Roam packs IR1499 and IR599 offer local outgoing calls and SMS at Rs 15/min. While incoming calls and international outgoing calls are charged at Rs 30/min. Data usage is charged at rate of Rs 30/MB. IR1499 pack… Read More

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Idea 4G LTE services reach 22 more towns in Karnataka

Idea Cellular’s 4G LTE service has been expanded to 22 more towns in Karnataka circle, taking the total tally to 61, announces a release from the company. With this, the company claimed that it has covered all major towns across all 27 districts. In 29 out of these over 61 towns, Idea is said to be the sole operator to provide 4G LTE services. Speaking on the expansion, Mr. Siva… Read More

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Idea slashes 4G/3G Data prices upto 50% for night surfing, starts offering 1GB night data at Rs 125

Idea Cellular, has introduced an affordable range of 4G/3G night data packs. Exclusively customised for night surfers, this offering will help Idea users save up to 50% of their cost. Idea also announced the unique Day and Night Twin pack which offers 30% discount to customers as compared to existing data packs. Through this new and unique data pack, Idea subscribers avail 1GB of night data at just Rs.125 for… Read More

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Idea launches MGM referral scheme to bag postpaid customers

In a move to bag premium postpaid customers, Aditya Birla group’s telecom unit, Idea Cellular has launched a new MGM referral scheme in some circles for their customers. In this new scheme, Idea postpaid customers can invite their friends and family to join Idea Cellular network. If someone joins the Idea network in next 14 days through MNP, then the referrer would get billing discount of Rs 200 for next… Read More

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Idea 4G gets a wider reach in Kerala, free 1GB 4G data for new upgrades

Idea Cellular has announced the expansion of its 4G LTE service to over 90 more towns of Kerala circle, taking the total deployments in the state to over 100. According to a release by the company, Idea covers 53% of the total population in the region, across all 14 districts. Its 4G services are available in the towns of Alleppey, Kasarkod, Kalpetta, Kayamkulam, Nilambur, Perinthalmanna, Thalasseri, Vadakara, Ernakulam, Trivandrum, Thrissur,… Read More

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Idea Cellular joins ‘Prepaid on Postpaid’ club; targets corporate postpaid customers

After Bharti Airtel’s move to offer ‘Prepaid on Postpaid’; Idea Cellular has now started offering the same to its corporate postpaid connections. ‘Prepaid on Postpaid’ is a solution that allows people who are using company based corporate connections top up their own number without any hassle. As corporate connections come with limited data or sometimes it doesn’t offer any limit, which forces customers to use two SIMs or even two mobile… Read More

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Idea to spend $1.3bn on spectrum purchase, Airtel may go for selective 700 MHz: Report

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telco by subscribers, is likely to spend $1.3 billion or around Rs 8,627 crore in buying additional data airwaves in key markets in the upcoming auction around July, according to HSBC. HSBC analyst Rajiv Sharma, in a note, said that the Aditya Birla Group company may add more data capacity in four circles. Further, Idea Cellular, which is likely to spend Rs 6,500-7000 crore… Read More

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Idea becomes first operator in India to launch Google Play Store carrier billing

Google Play has just become easier for all Idea customers. Taking away the hassle of paying for your favourite content like apps, games, & movies a through credit card, Idea; the fastest growing telecom operator in India, today introduced Direct Carrier Billing on all app purchases made on Google Play for its customers. Introduced in India for the first time, with this integration, Idea paves the way for a new… Read More

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Idea expanded 4G services to 84 towns in Punjab

Idea Cellular has announced the expansion of its hi-speed 4G LTE service to 84 more towns of the Punjab circle. This takes the total deployments in Punjab to 101. Idea Cellular now covers all major towns across all 22 districts in the State, claims the company in its release. In 22 out these 101 towns, Idea is said to be the sole operator to provide 4G LTE services. Few towns… Read More

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