March 6th, 2019 6:51 PM 1 COMMENTS

Idea Launches Sakhi Safety Service for Women During International Women’s Week

Since it is the week of Women’s Day, brand Idea has come up with a new Idea Sakhi application for the prepaid and postpaid subscribers of Idea. This application will solve the increasingly felt, safety-related concerns which women feel. This mobile-based solution will be available on both smartphones and feature phones, and it will offer features like Emergency Alerts, Emergency Balance, and Private Number Recharge. The service is being launched in... Read More

February 21st, 2019 10:53 AM 0 COMMENTS

DoT Panel to Decide Proposed Rs 3,000 Crore Penalty by Trai on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Today

The Digital Communications Commission, an inter-ministerial panel of the Department of Telecom, will examine the Trai recommendations of a penalty of Rs 3,000 crore on the allegation of breach of quality of service licensing condition against Airtel, Vodafone and Idea who had not merged then as well as a VRS scheme for struggling PSU, MTNL. The second meeting of the DCC will undertake an examination of a Trai recommendation of... Read More

February 19th, 2019 7:15 PM 25 COMMENTS

Airtel Achieves Average 4G Download Speed of 8.6 Mbps, Beats Jio by a Considerable Margin: Tutela

India State of Mobile Networks is an analysis by Tutela about the latest upgrades, coverage, network quality and other parameters for the telecom operators of India. In its report for February 2019, the agency has accumulated data from 268 billion mobile network measurements and has compiled an extensive data-based report which tells us the in-depth analysis of all the telecom operators operating in India. There is no doubt, that with... Read More

February 15th, 2019 12:21 PM 18 COMMENTS

Vodafone Introduces New Rs 649 Postpaid Plan With 90GB Data and iPhone Forever Programme

Telecom operators, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular introduced a new Rs 649 postpaid plan offering benefits of 90GB data and unlimited voice calling. Additionally, Vodafone Idea has introduced a new iPhone Forever scheme for its postpaid customers. It is now known to every subscriber that to make its offerings more attractive, Vodafone Idea is launching new plans, revisions, offers and content partnerships more than ever. Although most offerings which Vodafone... Read More

February 13th, 2019 5:26 PM 13 COMMENTS

Trai Sends Out Showcause Notices to Idea Cellular and BSNL for Not Meeting Call Drop Norms

Two top telecom operators, Idea Cellular and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) receive showcause notices from the telecom regulator Trai for not meeting the call drop norms in some service areas. These showcause notices from Trai are for the quarter that ended on September 30, 2018. This news was informed to Parliament by Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha earlier today. Furthermore, it's also confirmed that the two operators received notices on... Read More

December 5th, 2018 12:27 PM 14 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Rs 189 Prepaid Recharge With 56 Days Validity Introduced

Trying to unify its tariff lineup, Idea Cellular which merged with Vodafone India has now come up with a prepaid recharge of Rs 189 which offers benefits for 56 days. To recall, Vodafone also introduced the same plan a couple of months ago and this new plan from Idea doesn't come as a surprise to many. Telcos including Reliance Jio doesn't offer benefits for 56 days with a prepaid plan... Read More

November 25th, 2018 6:47 PM 24 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Rs 499 Prepaid Plan With 164GB Data Benefit, Unlimited Calling Launched to Take on Jio

Since its merger with Vodafone India, Idea Cellular has been sensibly introduced new tariff plans every now and then. Recently, the telco launched the Rs 189 prepaid recharge, and now to unify its tariff lineup with Vodafone, the telco has unveiled a Rs 499 prepaid plan. This plan is in line with Vodafone's Rs 511 prepaid recharge which provides 2GB data per day, unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per... Read More

November 1st, 2018 8:38 PM 46 COMMENTS

Prepaid War: Idea Cellular Offers 28GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls With its Rs 159 Plan

Right after Vodafone introducing the Rs 159 prepaid plan, Idea Cellular also came up with the same because the telco is looking to unify its tariff portfolio for the new entity Vodafone Idea Limited. Vodafone introduced the Rs 159 prepaid plan in some of its 4G circles but as an open market plan, but that’s not the case with Idea Cellular; The telco has unveiled this plan in its popular... Read More

October 28th, 2018 3:13 PM 81 COMMENTS

Sunday Talk: Will the Vodafone Idea Merger Make Any Difference to the Consumers?

Vodafone Idea Limited has been operational for the last two months, and so far, we saw the newly merged entity making some changes to the tariff portfolio and merging the network. Idea Cellular is now providing 4G services in Kolkata, thanks to Vodafone's strong presence in the circle. Vodafone is doing the same in some circles where it has less presence. As you would know, Vodafone Idea Limited is the... Read More

October 26th, 2018 8:33 PM 2 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Rs 399 Postpaid Plan Now Ships With 40GB Data and Carry Forward Option

Telecom operators are focusing heavily on adding more and more prepaid users by luring them with attractive offerings. However, operators also want to keep their ARPU in check and it comes from their postpaid users itself. To keep up with the competition and to unify its postpaid offerings with Vodafone, Idea Cellular has revised its Nirvana range of postpaid plans to offer double data benefit. In the process, the telco... Read More

October 16th, 2018 2:23 PM 4 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Rolls Out Open Market Rs 295 Prepaid Plan With a Validity of 42 Days

Idea Cellular has been aggressively launching new prepaid tariff plans every now and then to take on its counterparts- Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. In a bid to attract heavy voice calling users, Idea Cellular has now come up with a new prepaid plan priced at Rs 295 and it offers benefits for a period of 42 days from the date of recharge. This new prepaid recharge fro Idea Cellular... Read More

October 11th, 2018 5:45 PM 3 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Offering a Total of 135GB Data for 90 Days With its Newly Launched Prepaid Plan

Vodafone Idea is wasting no time in unifying their tariff lineup as Idea Cellular has now rolled out three new prepaid plans offering up to 135GB of data. Notably, these new prepaid plans from Idea Cellular are introduced to match Vodafone's plans. To recall, Vodafone, last month launched three new plans of Rs 209, Rs 479 and Rs 529 offering 1.5GB daily data, and now, Idea has rolled out the... Read More

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