Idea To Offer Special Discount on International Roaming For Hajj Pilgrims

Idea To Offer Special Discount on International Roaming For Hajj PilgrimsIdea Cellular today announced a special International Roaming offer for its postpaid subscribers going for Hajj  Saudi Arabia.

This special offer from Idea is valid starting today to 31st December 2011.

As per the new offer, Idea subscribers can now avail International Roaming services at 30% less rate during their travel to Saudi Arabia.

Idea is offering special 30% discount on International Roaming services which include Incoming & Outgoing Voice Calls, SMS, and GPRS.Idea’s postpaid subscribers roaming in Saudi Arabia will be able to enjoy these special International Roaming rates without any additional rentals.

To avail the special Roaming rates, Idea subscribers need to connect to Idea’s preferred partner network Mobily on their handsets, while in Saudi Arabia.

Services

Existing Roaming Rate while roaming in Saudi Arabia (in Rs.) Special Roaming Rate while roaming with Mobily in Saudi Arabia (in Rs.), during offer period

Outgoing call to India

120

84

Outgoing call with in Saudi Arabia

45

32

Outgoing Call International (except to India)

120

84

Incoming Calls

130

91

Outgoing SMS

15

11

Incoming SMS

Free

Free

GPRS (per 10 kb)

8

5.6

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Dheman
November 6, 2011 3:03 pm 3:03 PM

@Mr Sughakar
Idea is not doing any charity they are just doing their business and trying to earn some extra revenue by Hajj pilgrims though this is not a cheap !dea for those travelers they can easily get saudi sim card for calling purpose and i think at least in the Time of praying on should keep away himself from Mobile Monster :mrgreen:

MEHBOOB
November 6, 2011 3:03 pm 3:03 PM
Sudhakar : Mehboob : I hate partiality. First of all operators give importance to Hindu festivals in terms of robbing customers’ money (booster benefits will not be applicable, SMS charged etc). They charge for SMS during Deepaavali and not during ramzan or good friday. Damn it. First of all, operators must give equal importance to all the religions. It must also give roaming discount for all outer state customers roaming inside Tirupati (Andhra) and Velankanni (Tamilnadu) for pilgrimage. Its ok brother but dont mention a religion that differentiated us. Being a Muslim I send more messages in Bijaya Dashimi, Dewali… Read more »
Sudhakar
November 6, 2011 10:05 am 10:05 AM

Mehboob :
I hate partiality. First of all operators give importance to Hindu festivals in terms of robbing customers’ money (booster benefits will not be applicable, SMS charged etc). They charge for SMS during Deepaavali and not during ramzan or good friday. Damn it.

First of all, operators must give equal importance to all the religions. It must also give roaming discount for all outer state customers roaming inside Tirupati (Andhra) and Velankanni (Tamilnadu) for pilgrimage.

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