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Idea added nearly 20 Lakh subscribers in FY15, becomes the first operator to gain trust of 2 Crore customers in MP & Chhattisgarh

Idea Cellular, has achieved an unprecedented milestone by recording over 2 Crore customers on its network in MP & Chhattisgarh. Idea made this landmark achievement on the back of a highly successful FY15 when it added nearly 20 lakhs users in the circle and recorded highest YoY growth of nearly 4 percentage points in Revenue Market Share (RMS) which stood at 39.6% in Q4FY15. Idea has become the first mobile operator… Read More

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Idea Cellular prepaid customers will now have to cough up more for rate cutters

Idea Cellular prepaid customers in West Bengal will now have to cough up more for ratecutters as the company has slashed validity by over 50 per cent. The company has made changes in most of the ratecutters but vouchers for 2G and 3G services remain unchanged. Idea is quite popular in WB for its cheap voice rates, full talktime & network. It ranks 3rd on the basis of subscriber data… Read More

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Idea records highest Revenue Market Share growth in Q4 FY15 & FY15, as per TRAI

Idea Cellular maintained its track record of being the fastest growing operator in the world’s fastest growing market by recording a YoY Revenue Market Share (RMS) growth of 1.6% in Q4FY15 and 1.3% in FY15, as per the financial report released by TRAI recently. Idea further consolidated its position as one of the top 3 operators in India by growing at double the rate of industry growth in terms of… Read More

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Idea launches Revolutionary New ‘Roll Over 3G’ Feature: carry forward your unused 3G data balance into the next month

Fostering data adoption by providing innovative offerings and services to its customers, Idea Cellular, one of the largest telecom operators in India, has launched the first-of-its-kind ‘3G Roll Over’ feature for its postpaid subscribers, in India. This revolutionary new 3G roll over data pack will allow Idea postpaid subscribers to carry forward their unused  3G data balance to next month without any extra charges. This is the first time in… Read More

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Idea Sets Forth Unlimited Free Local And National Calls For Rs. 999

Idea Cellular has introduced unlimited free local and national calls in Karnataka circle. The plan is named “999 Unlimited Local and STD” which com allows users to make unlimited calls. Users in Karnataka can opt for a monthly rental of Rs. 999 and enjoy unlimited local and national calls. Apart from it, they also get 500 local and national SMS. Plan Name 999 Unlimited Local and STD Monthly Rental (Rs.)… Read More

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Idea Starts Offering Unlimited 3G Internet For Rs.649 In Karnataka Circle with Post FUP speed of 20Kbps

Idea Cellular has joined the race of unlimited internet by launching new data plans for prepaid customers in Karnataka circle. The company has come up with four new recharge vouchers, details of which are as follows- The first unlimited data recharge voucher is available for Rs. 649 which allows the users to use high-speed internet up to 3GB. The second plan is available for Rs. 749 and allows the users… Read More

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Hit by spectrum auction, Idea to sell its towers Multinationals show interest in the deal

Idea Cellular, one among the debt-laden companies after expensive spectrum auction as part of fresh capital-raising plans is planning to sell its to sell its independent towers. The Aditya Birla Group subsidiary is looking for a Rs 7,580-crore ($1.2 billion) revenue from the deal. Sources reveal Economic Times that Malaysia’s Axiata, Bharti Infratel and American Tower Corporation (ATC) have expressed their interest in the deal. Idea Cellular is India’s third… Read More

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Idea 3G to Ring Kolkata by Diwali

Idea Cellular will be launching 3G/HSPA its own network in Kolkata by November 2015. Idea presently offers 3G services in Kolkata using Vodafone’s 3G network under ICRA. Idea 3G will be Kolkata’s 6th 3G network. Recently Airtel has also launched its own 3G (UMTS900) network on 900Mhz band as Platinum 3G. However Idea will offer its 3G services on 2100Mhz which they acquired in last auction. Airtel’s Platinum 3G is not supported… Read More

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Idea Cellular now offers 3G data at Rs. 7 with 1 Day validity

Idea Cellular doesn’t want to be left behind from its competitors; hence, it keeps introducing lucrative data and voice plans from time to time. In this series, it has once again come up with updated Sachet Packs for 3G Prepaid customers in Delhi NCR area. There are five different plans ranging between Rs. 7 to Rs. 29 available for all the data users. Users can enjoy free 3G internet data… Read More

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Idea Cellular now offers Unlimited Night Calling at Rs. 8

Idea Cellular has decided to come up with I2I special vouchers for Tamil Nadu region. All the vouchers provide cheap call rates to customers on the local network. Details of these vouchers are as follows- The lowest recharge voucher is available for Rs. 8 and comes with a validity of four days. Users can enjoy unlimited night calling between 00:00 to 06:00 AM on local Idea numbers. The second voucher… Read More

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Idea Cellular starts offering new Unlimited 3G Internet Packs at Rs 1499 with post FUP speed of 20Kbps

Idea Cellular has made some changes in its unlimited 3G data packs in Delhi NCR area. The price range starts from Rs. 655 and go up till Rs. 1499. After a certain high speed data, the normal speed comes down to 40 kb/s. Here are the details of the unlimited data plans with FUP. MRP (Rs.) Benefits Validity (Days) FUP Limit 655 Unlimited 3GB FUP 28 Speed Post 3GB @40… Read More

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Idea users can now enjoy 40% reduction on incoming calls, while roaming; STD call tariff reduced by 23%

Idea Cellular, has announced a reduction in national roaming tariffs today. As per the revised tariffs, Idea will now offer incoming calls at just 45 paise/minute, a reduction of 40%, while roaming anywhere in India. Outgoing Local call rates have been reduced by 20% and STD call rates by 23%. Local SMS will now be available for just 25 paise and STD SMS for just 38 paise, on roaming nationally.… Read More

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Idea defends its negative revenue in Q4, blames it on changes in TRAI interconnection regulation

Idea’s gross revenue both for the quarter Q4FY15 and for FY15 is negatively impacted by ~Rs. 1050 million and cites its due to the changes in the TRAI Interconnect (IUC) regulations (Amendment XIth and XIIth) effective March 01, 2015, though the impact on EBITDA is minimal. Idea continues its enviable track record of being amongst the fastest growing large Indian Mobile operators with 19.1% growth in gross revenue in FY15 at… Read More

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