Idea Cellular slashes rate cutter benefits

By July 6th, 2015 AT 5:30 AM

Idea Cellular has quietly slashed benefits of Ratecutters in Mumbai Circle. Ratecutters are basically used to bring down calling charges. Recently Idea also hiked data tariffs in Mumbai circle. On a general note, customers will have to pay up to 5 p/min more in addition to paying more for the rate cutter voucher.


Ratecutters information from Idea Mumbai:

Price of Ratecutters New Benefits & Validity Old Benefits & Validity
New Benefits New Validity Old Benefits Old Validity
Rs 48 Local Calls @40p/min 28 Days Local Calls @35p/min 28 Days
Rs 33 Local Calls @45p/min 28 Days Local Calls @40p/min 28 Days
Rs 63 Local Calls @35p/min 28 Days

*New Lanched

Rs 79 Idea to Idea calls @15p/min 17 Days Idea to Idea calls @15p/min 28 Days
Rs 107 Idea to Idea calls @15p/min 28 Days

*New Launched

Rs 295 *Plan Withdrawn Unlimited Idea to Idea calls 28 Days
Rs 347 Unlimited Idea to Idea calls 28 Days

*New Launched

Rs 39 Idea to Idea calls @25p/min 14 Days Idea to Idea calls @25p/min 28 Days
Rs 57 Local Calls @ 45p/min ; STD [email protected] 40p/min 28 Days Local Calls @ 40p/min ; STD [email protected] 35p/min 28 Days
Rs 43 Local Calls @ 45p/min ; STD [email protected] 50p/min 28 Days Local Calls @ 40p/min ; STD [email protected] 50p/min 28 Days

*Confirm with Customer Care before opting for any plan.

*Plans for Mumbai Circle only.

According to industry sources, the company also plans to increase tariffs in other circles in the near future. How do you view this move from Idea? Do let us know via the comments below.

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*121# or *122# :special offers for my idea no. :
ftt @40 n even 45 TT @40 ;
rs 11: 30p/min /30 days;
15000 local/std sec @69.


Idea Mumbai uses airtel for 3G and that too slow and their 2G is slow as compared to Rcom/TATA/Aircel they haven’t bought any spectrum for mumbai circle in past two auctions still they have hiked their charges for Mumbai Circle .Still they have less than half subscriber base(40lakh) as compared to Vodafone mumbai(84 lakh)

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