Idea Cellular, one of the leading telecom operators in the country, commenced its world class 4G services in Gujarat today launching four principal towns of Gandhinagar, Anand, Bhavnagar, and Bharuch. The company will rapidly expand 4G services to cover ten major cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhidham, Vadodara and Jamnagar covering 25% population of the state, by end March ‘17.
Digital Idea, a suite of Idea’s digital applications for the on-the-move consumers, will also be available to users in Gujarat. As part of the Digital Idea offerings, the company will offer a suite of 3 entertainment apps – Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club and Idea Game Spark for its over 1.6 crore customers in Gujarat circle.
According to Mr Ambrish Jain, Deputy Managing Director, Idea Cellular said, “Idea has consistently invested in network expansion to become a pan-India wireless broadband operator, readying our 200 million customers for the Digital era. Over the last one year, Idea has more than doubled its mobile broadband network on the 4G/3G platform, and now covers over 50% of India’s population.”
Idea’s mobile broadband data services are currently available to nearly 500 million Indians across close to 100,000 towns and villages.
Flagging off the 4G services, Mr. Puneet Krishnan, Chief Operating Officer – Gujarat, Idea Cellular said, “Idea has made significant investments in Gujarat. We are now happy to launch our world-class, high-speed 4G services for over 1.6 crore Idea customers in the region and provide them with a full array of Digital services on the high-speed broadband platform, catering to their ever growing infotainment needs.”
He further added, “Idea has forayed into Digital services with the launch of 3 entertainment apps, and this is just the beginning. Going forward, Idea will also expand its digital offerings into digital communication, digital payments, cloud & storage, digital information and much more. ‘Digital Idea’ is for the masses to enable over 1.3 billion Indians to ‘Get more out of life.”
Idea has introduced a range of attractive offers including tariff packs, bundled smartphone offers and digital content for its users in Gujarat. From hourly 4G data packs priced at Rs. 17 to handset upgrade offers and smartphone deals, Idea provides a range of products for all category of users.
Idea Cellular is offering an exclusive introductory offer to all Idea 4G/3G customers giving them 90 days of free subscription to all the three content apps- Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club, and Idea Game Spark, until 31st March 2017.