Idea Cellular announced the launch of 3G services in Punjab today and the service will be currently available in Chandigarh, Nawanshahr, Jagraon, Malerkotla and Nabha and in Ludhiana.
Idea’s 3G tariff plans in Punjab
From packs priced at Rs. 19 for 80MB data valid for 2 days, to Rs. 56 for 200MB for 7 days, and Rs. 98 for 300MB valid for 28 days, it also has unlimited 3G plans starting from Rs. 645 for uninterrupted data services for heavy data consumers. Idea will also be introducing a range of affordable 3G devices like high speed 3G NetSetter, Idea Netsmart Wi-fi Dongles, and Idea Smartphones in the Punjab market.
Idea is one of the leading mobile operators and the fastest growing in Punjab with a revenue market share of 21.3% as on Q3 FY14. With a network footprint of 4,553 sites, Idea offers 2G coverage across 227 towns and 12,103 villages in Punjab.
The company is now investing in setting up a robust 3G network in the state and has the ability to launch 4G services, as well, in future. This will make Idea the only operator to offer all three mobility technologies - GSM, 3G and 4G – in Punjab, in the next few years.