idea-launches-mobile-service-in-orissaIdea Cellular today launched its GSM services in Orissa, making its foray into the eastern coast of the country.” We are happy to announce our entry into Orissa, as we expand across the country. We welcome the people of this coastal state to join Idea’s pan-India network.

Idea announced specially tailored tariff plan for Orissa with All local Idea calls at 25p, other local calls at 50p & STD at Re 1 for 6 months from the date of activation (for all activations on or before 30th April 2009) Additionally, Get Unlimited Idea to Idea free for 30 days from date of activation.

Idea’s commitment to offer the best telephony experience for our customers will usher in a new dimension in mobile telephony experience for the people of the state,” Idea aims to provide the people of Orissa superior connectivity and offer whisper clear audio quality, zero call congestion and high capacity, ahead of time, Ambrish Jain, Director, Operations of Idea Cellular Ltd, said at the launch ceremony.

The company will launch its EDGE enabled network in the state and will cover over 360 towns and villages in Orissa by next month. This will be extended to cover 2,200 towns and villages by March 2010.Orissa, with a tele density of 20.3 per cent, as compared to the national average of over 35 per cent, has been identified as a key growth market.

The company will introduce a range of affordable and innovative mobile telephony products and services for over 39 million people in the state.As part of the inaugural offer, the company will introduce multiple tariff plans ranging from competitive special tariff vouchers, to variable talk time and validity offerings, based on the consumption and usage patterns of customers.

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September 1, 2009 11:54 pm 11:54 PM

Hope they come clean and dsn’t follow the footsteps of AIRCEL in kolkata they would be no where then might rue that it was a wrong IDEA in Kolkata, since it is really a price sensitive market, and it is to be seen how Vodafone shares their network…………….

June 18, 2009 12:41 am 12:41 AM

idea sharing their network with vodafone in kolkata

Debopratim Roy
May 5, 2009 11:07 pm 11:07 PM

Idea is launching services in Kolkata by end july or mid august..But surely before Durga Pujas of 2009..The operator number is 90880