Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular crosses 150 Million subscribers across India

Idea Cellular recorded over 150 million subscribers on its pan-India network as on 31st December, 2014. Idea recorded the highest growth in Net Adds in the industry, with over 21 million subscribers joining the network in the calendar year 2014. Idea’s unprecedented growth in the last five years has catapulted it to being the 6th largest operator globally, from being the 6th largest in India, in subscriber terms. Idea added

Microsoft along with Idea cellular introduces operator based billing for Windows Store in India

Microsoft and Idea cellular have hit a retro note as they have introduced operator based billing for the Windows Store. This new feature will enable the masses to make purchases in the Windows Store. The amount will reflect in the monthly bill of postpaid customers and in the case of prepaid subscribers the amount would be deducted from the balance instantaneously. Play Store and some games in the Playstore have

Idea Introduces Smartwifi Hub, 3G Wi-Fi dongle with 1500 mAh in-built battery for Rs. 2999

Idea Cellular has announced the launch of a new 3G wifi dongle - ‘Smartwifi Hub’.  The dongle connects up to 10 devices with a download speed of 21.6 Mbps and an upload speed of 11 Mbps.   Key Features of Idea Smartwifi Hub HSPA+ speeds of upto 21.6Mbps DL & 11 Mbps UL Supports Wi-Fi b/g/n, 10 Wi-Fi connections Battery 1500mAh WiFi Storage Hub – Share your SD card data with

Idea Cellular enables carrier billing for Windows Phone App Store purchases

It appears that Idea Cellular has started carrier billing for Windows Phone App Store, allowing users of Windows Phone on Idea Cellular's network to pay for digital content likes apps and games with their phone balance. Several users on the Windows Central Forum have confirmed the availability of the said feature. It looks like Idea Cellular is the only carrier which is supporting carrier billing for Windows Phone devices. It should

Idea and BlackBerry collaborate to offer ESBL to enterprise customers

BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications and Idea Cellular, one of India’s leading mobile operator, today announced the launch of a unique solution, Enhanced SIM-Based Licensing (ESBL) in India. With the new ESBL offering, Idea Cellular customers will be able to integrate Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) services with their wireless monthly subscriber billing. The ESBL offering will support iOS, Android™, Windows Phone® and BlackBerry® 10. The first-of-its-kind offering

Idea reduces data/validity of existing 3G pack, adds two new packs in Kerala Circle

Following Airtel's footsteps, Idea has also reduced data and validity of certain 3G packs in Kerala circle. Now Idea subscriber has to spend more to get 3G internet for a month. Monthly 3G packs Rs 107 used to provide 300MB data for 30 days has been drastically reduced to 21 days validity and 250MB data. Validity of another monthly pack Rs 199 600MB has been reduced to 28 days from existing 30

Idea Cellular ready to launch 3G services in Delhi, test signal goes live

As we know, Idea Cellular is offering 3G services in Delhi through intra-circle roaming pacts with Airtel and Vodafone. Now good news for its subscribers, the country's third largest telecom operator will use its own network to offer 3G services in the lucrative Delhi circle. We at TelecomTalk found that MNC code 404-999 is having UMTS signal and this signal is live in different areas of Delhi-NCR for instance IIT

Idea Cellular to stay away from 700 MHz spectrum

Idea Cellular has said that the company is not looking at the 700 MHz spectrum band for mobile broadband. “We have seen how the 2300 MHz spectrum which was auctioned in 2010 still remains unused as services are yet to be launched on this band. This should, therefore, discourage us from looking at the 700 MHz band for the immediate present,” said Rajat Mukarji, chief corporate affairs officer at Idea

Idea Cellular crosses 2 crore subscribers in Maharashtra & Goa

Idea Cellular has recently announced that it has achieved an unprecedented milestone in the history of the circle by recording a total of over 2 crore subscribers, recently.   Idea also became the only operator to grow its Revenue Market Share (RMS) in the circle, by over 2 percentage points in a year to 31.4%, in Q1FY15. To mark the occasion, Idea also launched a campaign highlighting over 2 Crore

Idea hikes tariff of daily free roaming pack silently

Operators have been offering free daily and monthly roaming incoming packs for approximately Rs 5 and Rs 75 . Later packs with 7 days validity were introduced for the convenience of customers. Now Idea has slowly revamped the existing free incoming strategy and started offering Rs 5 roaming pack with 1p/6sec incoming charges. This accounts to 10p/min along with Rs 5 pack charges. Also Read : Does the NEW IDEA

Idea Cellular to help 20 million subscribers in Delhi, ready to swap spectrum with Airtel and Vodafone to avoid service disruption

Idea Cellular has offered to swap spectrum with Airtel and Vodafone so as to help avoid 20 million subscribers in Delhi from getting their services disrupted. The licences of Airtel and Vodafone are expiring in Delhi on November 29. In the recently concluded spectrum auction, Idea Cellular has won a total of 65.2 MHz under the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands. With this Idea now has the ability to