Idea expands 4G LTE services across 390 towns in Maharashtra & Goa, offers 4G packs’ at Rs. 49.

By August 16th, 2016 AT 2:35 PM

Idea Cellular, has rapidly expanded its 4G LTE services to cover 390 towns across 32 districts in Maharashtra & Goa. It is the first and only service provider to offer 4G services in 300 of these towns. Idea’s world class 4G LTE service is now available in the major towns of Amravati, Aurangabad, Gondia, Kohlapur, Alibagh, Wardha, Vasco and Panjim, in addition to Nagpur and Ahmednagar where services were launched earlier this year.

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Speaking on the expansion, Mr. Rajendra Chourasia – Chief Operating Officer – Maharashtra & Goa, Idea Cellular, said, “Idea is the oldest and largest mobile operator in Maharashtra and Goa. We have always been committed to grow our network in the region and offer the best mobile experience to the people in deep interiors of the circle. We now have the largest 2G, 3G and 4G network with over 24500 sites providing seamless mobile broadband experience across the length and breadth of Maharashtra & Goa.”

Idea has focussed on investing in spectrum, expanding the network and enhancing customer service in Maharashtra & Goa. With a customer base of nearly 26 million, Idea Cellular is the largest mobile operator in the circle.

Inviting all existing and new consumers to experience its high speed 4G LTE services, Idea has announced the following offers –

a) Complimentary 4G SIM card upgrade: All customers can avail a complimentary 4G SIM upgrade from Company Showrooms and leading retail outlets across 390 towns in Maharashtra. Existing customers in key non-4G towns will also be able to enjoy Idea’s 4G services while roaming in these 4G towns by upgrading to 4G SIM cards

b) Attractive 4G data tariffs: Idea’s 4G Prepaid & Postpaid tariff plans are priced attractively and is also offering ‘4G packs’ starting as low as Rs. 49.

c) Special promotional offer for consumers upgrading to 4G SIMs: Prepaid or Postpaid customers upgrading to 4G SIM will get promotional 1GB 4G Free Data, valid for 5 days. The promotional data can only be utilized on Idea’s latest 4G LTE network

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Brendon

Idea going so low.. I was thinking to port out from idea, generated UPC code.. The next day the Sim was not working. My Sim was blocked.. Now I have to submit my proofs again to get the same number & pay rs 100 for activation.. Idea’s market share is going down, I think this was the best way they could loot their customers and stop them from choosing other network.

Mandar Sherbet

Idea holds close to 33% market share in Mah. & Goa circle and hence has a very big responsibility to protect it’s turf from Jio and others. Idea is certainly doing a fabulous job in that direction. It already had 3G on 2100 MHz spectrum. Now they have added 4G on 1800 MHz spectrum and also 3G on 900 MHz spectrum in some important cities. Idea’s 3G/4G combined coverage will be a close match to Jio’s triple-band 4G network. Airtel & Vodafone and not even close to these two players in Mah. & Goa circle.

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