IDEA Cellular 3G Tariff Plan Details

By March 28th, 2011 AT 3:59 PM

IDEA Cellular 3G Tariff Plan DetailsIndia’s 3rd largest GSM Mobile Service operator IDEA Cellular today officially flaged off its 3G Mobile and Data services in 3 telecom Circles MP & Chhattisgarh (Indore), Gujarat (Ahmedabad) and Himachal Pradesh (Shimla and Baddi).

Idea Cellular has also announced the detail tariff for its 3G data and Value added services and introduces various 3G Data Plans with categories like Sachet, Time Based, and USB Dongle Plan.

To activate the 3G service, IDEA Mobile subscribers need to send SMS ACT3G to 12345 (toll free) or by dialing *147# (toll free) after sending the SMS the confirmation SMS will come and 2G Data Plan will be de-activated after the confirmation by subscriber 3G Data Plan “Pay As You Go” will be activated.

For Device configuration, No additional settings are required for mobile Internet settings (2G & 3G), SMS SET to 12345 (toll free) and save the settings received OR call customer care on 12345. There are no separate APNs for 3G. Video Calling is automatically activated.

For convenience of prospective 3G Mobile and High Speed Data service users, there is no changes for Voice and SMS tariff and it will be charged as IDEA 2G GSM Plan and customer can clubbed any 3G data plans specially tailored for all segments as their needs and suitability.The 3G local, STD and Roaming Video Call cost will be 5 paisa/sec (Rs.3/minute).

The Idea Cellular 3G Roaming service for any Idea 3G customers will work across the country (idea 3G and non idea 3G circles), except in Orissa circles.

Note : Postpaid and Prepaid Recharge Vale/Rent may differ (+/- Rs.5) in some circles.

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They have charged me for some irrelevant value added services use and this is not first time happened it happened time to time on my both numbers. And mostly the reason I want to close because your customer care officer denied to register my complaint. and saying that they can not register my complaint as they are forcibly saying that I have requested the services to activate but reality is this that I do not requested any VAS. I just login to your online portal and choose for 3G 300MB Data Plan of INR 100 via going to Tab “Current… Read more »


I have a wifi connection from idea. When I was checking my bill, I found some amount is getting deducted. Description is not proper to understand. “AISDN021” SMS charge Rs 21. Simimilar other charges are there. When I called customer care, they are telling, its additional application charge for download, which I never done.

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