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July 20th, 2016 6:10 AM 3 COMMENTS

Idea slashes I2I voice STVs in Kolkata, increases validity and benefits.

Idea Cellular has revised its Idea to Idea voice Special Tariff Voucher in Kolkata circle. Validity of existing STVs has been increased and new STVs with increased benefits are being introduced. This is the second time this month Idea has reduced its tariff. Few days back Idea had slashed cost of few small 3G/4G data packs and earlier reduced tariff for roaming STVs in Gujarat circle. Validity of STV 39 which offer... Read More

July 15th, 2016 1:18 PM 8 COMMENTS

BSNL introduces unlimited broadband plan ULD 675 with post FUP speed of 512 Kbps

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced new unlimited combo broadband plan BBG Combo ULD 675 exclusive for Bharuch SSA of Gujarat telecom circle. The new broadband plans will be available as promotional offer for period of 90 days with effect from July 14th, 2016. The plan priced at Rs 675 offer speed of 2Mbps before FUP limit of 4 GB. However, as with other BSNL unlimited broadband plans, the post FUP usage is limited... Read More

July 15th, 2016 8:05 AM 39 COMMENTS

Telenor launches 4G in Ranchi, starts offering 1GB at Rs 148 and 2GB at Rs 248

After successful launch of 4G service in six cities, Telenor India has extended its 4G service by launching in Ranchi ,Jharkhand. Telenor's ultra affordable 4G service is currently available in cities of Lucknow, Anand, Agra, Amravati, Visakhapatnam and Varanasi. With launch of 4G service in Ranchi, Telenor's 4G service is now available in at least one city in six circles Telenor currently have operation. Telenor's 4G plans in Ranchi is same as with other 4G cities. 1GB 4G data comes... Read More

July 14th, 2016 7:15 AM 14 COMMENTS

Prior to RCom merger, MTS India closes its online store

Ahead of its planned merger with RCOM, MTS India has closed its online store. As per the update on its website, starting 1st July 2016 online store for buying new MTS devices along with taking new connection will be permanently shut down. The following message appears online: We’re sorry to inform you that as of 1st July’2016, www.shop.mtsindia.in was shut down permanently. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may... Read More

July 13th, 2016 8:04 AM 6 COMMENTS

Idea revises roaming STVs in Gujarat, increases validity

Idea Cellular has revised its roaming Special Tariff Voucher in Gujarat circle by increasing its validity of existing roaming STVs. Idea has also introduced new roaming STV 26 offering free incoming call during roaming and comes with a validity of 28 days. Idea roaming STVs offers free incoming during national roaming and out going calls will be charged at 80p/min for local and Rs 1.15/min for STD. Validity of roaming... Read More

July 11th, 2016 5:28 PM 225 COMMENTS

Jio 4G on 850MHz LTE goes live in Kerala, Tamilnadu and Karnataka

Ahead of RCOM CDMA shutdown across the country, Jio 4G on 850MHz spectrum has started going live in many locations across Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Jio currently does not hold any spectrum 850MHz band in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Rajasthan. However, has entered into spectrum sharing agreement with RCOM to use its 850MHz. At one particular location in Kottayam, Kerala we got Jio 4G signal on 850MHz spectrum for few minutes. However, the... Read More

July 10th, 2016 6:37 AM 91 COMMENTS

RCOM reveals 4G data tariff for Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, 1GB to cost Rs 252

After announcing 4G tariff for Mumbai circle, Reliance Communications has now announced its 4G data tariff for Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra circles. Unlike Mumbai where RCOM 4G tariff was more than incumbent operators, RCOM has slightly lower 4G tariff in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra circles. RCOM 4G services is expected to go live at 9.30am today as per update on its website. The tariff starts at Rs 95/97 for 1GB data for 2 days, while... Read More

July 9th, 2016 4:12 PM 5 COMMENTS

BSNL introduces true unlimited WiMax broadband plans Odisha

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced three new unlimited WiMax broadband plans Odisha exclusive for Odisha Telecom Circle. BSNL is also offering free roaming and free installation for WiMax to all home and business users. The new WiMax broadband plans will be available on regular basis with effect from June 20th, 2016. The new WiMax broadband plans HOWI UL 1299 CS2, HOWI UL 1499 CS3 and BUWI UL 8000 CS4 offer unlimited broadband internet at... Read More

July 8th, 2016 3:05 AM 18 COMMENTS

Idea introduces Rs 36 2G and Rs 46 3G/4G data packs in Kerala circle

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telecom carrier by subscribers, has introduced two affordable data packs priced Rs 36 and Rs 46 in Kerala circle. The data packs offer 120MB of data and comes with a validity of 28 days. The 2G data pack comes at a price of Rs 36 and offer 120MB data for 28 days. While 3G/4G data pack is priced at Rs 46 and offer 120MB 3G/4G... Read More

July 6th, 2016 2:15 AM 17 COMMENTS

BSNL introduces unlimited broadband plans ULD 450

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced new unlimited combo broadband plan BBG Combo ULD 450 exclusive for Kolkata Telecom Circle. The new broadband plans will be available as promotional offer for period of 90 days with effect from July 9th, 2016. The new broadband plan is priced at Rs 450 offer speed of 2Mbps before FUP limit of 250MB. However, as with other BSNL unlimited broadband plans, the post FUP usage is limited to... Read More

July 5th, 2016 4:55 AM 35 COMMENTS

Airtel 4G VS Idea 4G in Kottayam, Kerala: Who is the fastest?

Kerala circle was the first circle in India to have four 4G operators(if you count Jio). While Idea had a near monopoly for 3G in Kerala, 4G story is a little different as all three incumbent operators are in battle field with their 4G service. We now bring to you our first speed test results from small city Kottayam in Kerala. The tests were conducted by our reader Sugu on his YU Yuphoria smartphone. Both Airtel... Read More

July 3rd, 2016 4:51 PM 41 COMMENTS

Idea gives 100 mins talktime as compensation for network outage in Kerala

Idea cellular, the largest mobile operator in Kerala circle by no: of subscribers has announced 100 mins of talktime as compensation for its subscribers in the circle. Idea had experience massive network outage across the circle from yesterday morning which was only resolved by 6pm. Idea network outage also affected Airtel and Vodafone 3G users using Idea 3G network under ICRA. Idea has issued advertisement in local newspaper regretting the inconvenience for its... Read More

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