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Airtel, Vodafone & Idea hike prices of on-net calling rate-cutter plans

India’s top 3 telecom operators; Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea have hiked the prices of its on-net 10p/min calling STV (Special Tariff Voucher) in the Kolkata circle. India’s largest telecom operator, Airtel, has hiked its on-net 10p/min calling voucher to Rs. 123 from an earlier price of Rs. 97, while Vodafone did similar changes for its prepaid users, and the new price of its rate-cutter plan is Rs. 118 as… Read More

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Airtel and Idea cellular allotted New MSC Codes by DOT for meeting 1 million subscriber mark

Bharti Airtel the largest operator by subscriber base and Idea cellular the third largest operator have both been allotted a new set of MSC codes by DOT for meeting the 1 million subscriber prerequisite in some circles. The details of MSC codes allotted to the two operators are given below. Sr. No. Name of Licensee Name of service area MSC codes allotted 1 M/s Idea cellular Ltd. Maharashtra 91460-91469 2… Read More


Vodafone and Idea hike data prices in Tamil Nadu & Chennai

Vodafone and Idea have recently hiked the prices of mobile data packs for its customers in Delhi NCR, following the footsteps of Aircel and Airtel. Now, they have repeated the price hike for their subscribers in Tamil Nadu and Chennai. Vodafone has increased 3G charges by over 27 percent for 1GB plans, whereas 2G is dearer by over 25 percent. The country’s second largest telecom operator has increased the price… Read More


Idea Slashes Night Data Benefits in Maharashtra, 1 GB 3G Night Data Pack Costs Rs. 79

Soon after hiking data tariffs, Idea has slashed night data benefits in Maharashtra circle. This revision came within a few days after their hike in data pack prices. Earlier 1 GB 3G night data cost Rs 49. However, they have slashed the benefits and are now giving only 500 MB 3G night data at that price while a new pack of Rs 79 will offer 1 GB 3G night data.… Read More


Maharashtra mobile subscribers feel the pinch as Airtel and Idea hike tariffs

After Vodafone’s data tariff hikes in Maharashtra circle, Airtel and Idea have also hiked data tariffs in the region. Incumbent operators Airtel, Vodafone and Idea dominate in Maharashtra. So the recent hike will have a huge impact on those loyal customers who use these networks. The three networks have a dominant control over the market in the region and cheaper operators like Aircel and Reliance do not provide 3G services.… Read More


Idea to join 4G league by 2016, will launch it services in phased manner

Idea, which was staying away from the 4G launch earlier, has decided to enter into the market vigorously. The company has made announcements of its 4G LTE services along with its quarterly results. According to Idea, the services will be launched in Kerala, Maharashtra & Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Haryana, North East, Tamil Nadu and Orissa, in a phased manner. The service will be deployed… Read More


Idea Cellular announces un-audited results for the First Quarter (Q1) ARPU at Rs. 182

Due to changes in the TRAI Interconnect (IUC) regulations (Amendmend XIth and XIIth) effective from March 01, 2015 primarily reducing mobile incoming IUC charges from 20p to 14p/min the revenue figures for this quarter are not comparable to earlier quarters. The gross revenue for Q1FY16 is negatively impacted by ~Rs 3,170 million (compared to Q1FY15), due to IUC rate changes. Additionally, implementation of TRAI Roaming TTO (Sixtieth Amendment) effective from… Read More


Idea Cellular slashes rate cutter benefits

Idea Cellular has quietly slashed benefits of Ratecutters in Mumbai Circle. Ratecutters are basically used to bring down calling charges. Recently Idea also hiked data tariffs in Mumbai circle. On a general note, customers will have to pay up to 5 p/min more in addition to paying more for the rate cutter voucher. Ratecutters information from Idea Mumbai: Price of Ratecutters New Benefits & Validity Old Benefits & Validity New… Read More


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


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


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


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


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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