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Idea Cellular starts offering 10GB 3G Data at Rs. 1346 Post FUP at 80Kbps

The war among telecom companies with regard to data offering is piling up with every day. After BSNL, it's Idea Cellular that has announced unlimited data plans. As per the reports, Idea has set forth new unlimited 3G data packs for prepaid customers in Kerala region, details of which are as follows- MRP (Rs.) Data Benefit Data Validity (Days) Overage FUP limit Mode Of Recharge 646 3 GB Unlimited 30 [...]

Many Indian ads mislead the public, Idea Cellular’s IIN ad is one among them: ASCI

It seems a few of the Indian companies, especially from telecom, healthcare and education sectors are determined to make a fool of the consumers through their misleading ads. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) received a total of 167 complaints against various ad campaigns during February. After consideration, the body has sustained the complaints against 125 companies. Among them, 73 misleading ads are from the category of personal and [...]

Idea hikes its 3G night data pack from Rs. 49 to Rs. 79

In last November, Idea introduced 3G night packs which offer cheaper 3G data during night hours of 12AM-6AM. Idea has now revised both night 3G data pack by increasing the rate. 500MB night data pack which was Rs 29 has been revised to Rs 49 and 1GB night data pack which was Rs 49 now comes for Rs 79. Both data packs comes with a validity of one day, The data [...]

Idea Starts offering Two New Plans: Hilite 399 And Royal 499

Idea Cellular has acquainted two new plans for postpaid customers in Kerala region. Details of both the plans are as follows- Hilite 399: It is an ideal plan for those who prefer to use text messages, as well as voice calls within a limited budget. Monthly rental is Rs. 399, which includes a refundable security amount of Rs. 250. Users get 1500 local minutes as the free air time and [...]

Idea introduce new local/STD seconds pack in Maharashtra offering 30,000 seconds local Onenet calls

Idea has introduced three new local/STD seconds pack for its prepaid subscribers in Maharashtra circle. New packs offer local/STD seconds with a validity of 28 days. New local onnet pack Rs 168 pack offer 30,000 local Idea seconds for 28 days. While Rs 204 pack offer 25000 local mobile seconds to any network with validity of 28 days. New national seconds pack Rs 208 offer 23,000 local/STD seconds + 121 dialer tone benefit [...]

Idea Cellular Wins back crucial 900 MHz Spectrum across 9 Service Areas

Idea Cellular, has successfully retained the crucial 900 MHz spectrum and won 54 MHz of 900 MHz Spectrum, out of overall win of 79.4 MHz Spectrum, for nine of its leadership Service Areas covering over 73% of the company’s revenues. The provisional results of the spectrum auction were announced by the DoT earlier. Idea’s successful bid has helped it retain its spectrum in the 900 MHz band ensuring business continuity and [...]

Idea Launches 3G Services in Delhi on 900 MHz Spectrum

Idea Cellular, has launched its 3G services on 900 MHz spectrum band in Delhi circle.  The 3G launch in Delhi is a milestone achievement for Idea as it marks company’s first 3G network in a metro circle in India. With this, Idea’s 3G network has expanded to 12 major markets in India, in addition to 3G services through ICR arrangements with other telecom operators in 9 circles, enabling its 3G [...]

Idea 2G data gets costlier while Rcom gets cheaper in Maharashtra circle

Idea cellular and Reliance communications both Pan India operators number 3 and number 4 respectively by subscriber base are popular among mobile data users. Idea has 900MHz spectrum in 10 circles while Rcom has it in 7 circles and 1800MHz spectrum in the remaining circles both of which are being used to offer 2G voice and data services (Except for Idea’s 900MHz liberalised spectrum in Delhi which will be used [...]

Ericsson to help Idea Cellular to roll out 3G services in Delhi on 900 MHz band

Idea has awarded a 3 years contract to Ericsson to drive data growth and enhance the mobile broadband experience for its customers in Delhi. Ericsson will enable Idea Cellular to roll out 3G services in Delhi as well as facilitating the transformation of 5500 2G network sites. The new 3G network will be deployed in the 900 MHz band. Presently, Idea has 3G spectrum in 11 out of 22 service [...]

Idea Cellular launches whatsapp pack at Rs.39

Idea cellular the third largest Indian telecom operator by subscriber base has launched a dedicated WhatsApp pack for Rs.39 with 30-day validity for its subscribers in Andhra Pradesh circle, but the usage is limited to 200MB. This comes in as a late move by the operator, considering that operators like Reliance communications, Aircel, Tata Docomo, Uninor and Airtel have been offering content based packs like these since long. Rcom offers [...]

Idea prepaid users can now share Data, Voice & SMS benefits across multiple users

Idea Cellular had launched the Easy Share postpaid plan in some markets last year, and its success has prompted the company to extend the offer to the large base of prepaid users now. Users of Idea’s Easy-share plan can share the data, voice minutes and SMS between multiple devices and with other Idea users. This unique product is the first such initiative for prepaid users in India, and caters to [...]

ABNL partners with Idea Cellular to venture into Payments Bank

Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited ("ABNL") said that it has submitted an application to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for obtaining the license for setting-up "Payments Bank". As per the proposed structure, ABNL will be the promoter of Payments Bank holding 51% equity capital. Idea Cellular Limited ("Idea"), an Aditya Birla Group company where ABNL is largest promoter shareholder, will be holding balance 49% equity capital. The Board of Directors [...]

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 [...]

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