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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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Idea 4G service now available across 102 towns in Kerala

Idea Cellular has expanded its 4G network to 102 towns in Kerala. The operator had started 4G LTE services in Kerala only 4 months back with Kochi, Malappuram and Kozhikode. Idea has surpassed its peers Vodafone and Airtel whose 4G services are limited to few cities in the circle. With its 4G service now covering 102 towns, Idea has the largest 4G network in Kerala. Idea already has the widest 3G network… Read More

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Idea’s 4G subscriber base reaches 680,000 customers, adds 8.4 million new 3G users

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telco, said that 680,000 customers were actively using its 4G LTE services till March 31, 2016, and it further added 8.4 million new 3G users in last one year. The company is currently serving overall 22.9 million 3G data customers, though still a low penetration of 13.1% of EoP Subscribers. Idea said that 60.4 million of Idea’s strong 175 million EoP subscribers have upgraded their… Read More

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Idea’s 4G LTE service expanded to 84 more towns in AP and Telangana

The telecom operator Idea Cellular has expanded its 4G LTE service to 84 more towns of the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle. With this, the total 4G deployment in the place reached 121, covering all major towns across 23 districts. In 102 places among these 121 towns, Idea is the first operator to provide 4G LTE services. Speaking of the expansion of the 4G LTE service, Mr. B. Ramakrishna, COO… Read More

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