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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


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


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


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


Idea teams up with Samsung to offer bundling solution ‘All in One’ data based prepaid packs

After withdrawing double data on 4G recharges, Idea Cellular has now tied up with Samsung to offer bundling solution–‘All in One’ data based prepaid packs. Idea customers who are using or would buy Samsung series smartphones would get customized ‘All in One’ pack at half of the market rates with bundling data, voice and SMS benefits. Under the promotional offer, Idea customers will get 2GB of high speed data, 200… Read More


Idea Easy Share Plan now available at Rs. 499

Idea Cellular has slashed its price of Easy Share Plan. Now the plan starts at Rs. 499. Idea’s Easy Share plans allow the customers to share the plan benefits (Data, Voice, SMS and movie subscription) with friends and family across multiple connections. The tariffs are available for both Prepaid and Postpaid connections. The Rs. 499 plan allows people to enjoy a promotional one month free subscription of movies on Eros Now.… Read More


Idea to offer ‘Unlimited Night Data’ packs at Rs 19

Idea Cellular has launched ‘Unlimited Night Data’ packs across all its circles that would be priced at Rs 19. The new pack will offer unlimited 2G data to its prepaid customers. However , speed will be reduced to 10 Kbps when one would cross 2 GB of usage. Few months back, Aircel was offering similar kind of packs at only Rs 8 but withdrew the same after few weeks. As 2G… Read More


Idea introduces 1GB 2G night data pack at Rs 96

Idea Cellular, the third-largest telecom operator in India, has launched new 2G night data pack for its prepaid customers in the Mumbai circle. The new 2G night data pack priced at Rs 96, offers 1GB 2G internet at night from 12am to 6am and comes with a validity of 28 days. Compared to existing 1GB 2G data pack priced at Rs 175, the new night pack is cheaper and more affordable… Read More


2450 GB of data pledged under Idea’s Easy Share campaign for supporting child education

Telecom operator Idea Cellular would share 2450 GB of data with NGOs –Room to Read and SARD—in order to mark the conclusion of its Easy Share Campaign. Idea handed over 2450 GB worth of mobile internet, pledged by mobile users, to the NGOs for the cause of supporting child education. Idea started its Easy Share campaign in November last year and propagated the thought of transforming lives with the power of… Read More


Idea enhances 3G services on 900MHz in Pune and Nashik

Idea Cellular has expanded its 3G services in Pune and Nashik by the launch of its first ever 3G internet expressway in the areas. The extra 700 cell sites in the 900MHz band are built on the 1,500 3G cell sites and over 1,540 modernized 2G sites, providing additional capacity for the data users. Within the next one month this count will be doubled. Thereby, the 3G users in these… Read More


Idea on a 4G services expansion spree, launches it in 7 more cities in Kerala

Idea Cellular, which started 4G LTE services in Kerala last December has now expanded its 4G service to 10 cities across Kerala. Initially the service was only available in Kochi, Malappuram and Kozhikode. Idea 4G LTE service in now available in cities of Kozhikode, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur. Within just three months of 4G service launch, Idea has now covered 10 of the 14… Read More


Idea Cellular says not buying Videocon spectrum, terminates agreement with immediate effect

Idea Cellular said that it has terminated its agreement with Videocon Telecommunication regarding ‘Transfer of Right to Use 1800 MHz Spectrum’ in two service areas. The decision was taken mutually by both the telecom operators. The telco, in a statement, said that no joint intimation of this Transfer Agreement for Right to Use Spectrum under Spectrum Trading Guidelines was filed with the telecom department (DoT), by the parties. “Also, there is… Read More


28 towns of Maharashtra, Goa gets Idea 4G services

Idea Cellular has launched 4G LTE services across 28 towns in Maharashtra & Goa, covering major towns of Nagpur and Ahmednagar. With this launch, the company delivered 4G LTE services in 10 circles within FY16. “Beginning Dec 23, we have rapidly expanded our 4G LTE services in these 10 markets in a record time frame of just 3 months. We have revised our capex guidance for financial year 2016 from… Read More

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