Idea added nearly 20 Lakh subscribers in FY15, becomes the first operator to gain trust of 2 Crore customers in MP & Chhattisgarh

By June 29th, 2015 AT 3:14 PM

Idea Cellular, has achieved an unprecedented milestone by recording over 2 Crore customers on its network in MP & Chhattisgarh. Idea made this landmark achievement on the back of a highly successful FY15 when it added nearly 20 lakhs users in the circle and recorded highest YoY growth of nearly 4 percentage points in Revenue Market Share (RMS) which stood at 39.6% in Q4FY15.


Idea has become the first mobile operator in MP & Chhattisgarh to gain the trust of over 2 Crore customers, and it is the second circle for the company to achieve the milestone after the neighbouring Maharashtra & Goa circle.

To mark the occasion, Idea is launching a campaign thanking its over 2 Crore customers from the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh for joining the ‘Most Trusted Network’.

According to Mr. P. Lakshminarayana, COO – Corporate, Idea Cellular, “Idea is the only mobile operator in India which has witnessed strong growth in market share in the circles where it leads, including MP & Chhattisgarh. Our commitment to grow both voice and data businesses, by investing in network infrastructure and spectrum acquisition, customer experience management, and brand building, has helped us further consolidate our position in a hyper-competitive market”.

Idea has consistently been investing in network expansion to set up the widest 2G and 3G network in the circle, comprising of 9804 sites covering more than 52,000 towns and villages. To enhance its service and distribution channel for superior customer experience, Idea has expanded its network of service centres to 834 in the circle. An array of value added services and a bouquet of customized products have made it a preferred service provider in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh region.

The biggest mobile operator, Idea, has invested in spectrum acquisition in 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands for MP & Chhattisgarh circle in the last 5 years, enabling business continuity for its over 2 Crore subscribers and becoming the only operator to have the capability to offer all three Mobility technologies – 2G, 3G, and 4G services. Idea is currently offering 2G and 3G services and plans to offer LTE based 4G services in the circle in the near future.

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Idea has a good coverage, as it got 900 MHz in MPCG circle, this is the only advantage otherwise Vodafone & AirTel would have overtook Idea years ago. Still Idea MPCG network fluctuates after 11 PM, their congestion handling still not upto the mark. Their 3G service in MPCG is excellent & very costly too.


But as far as my personal experience idea is lacking behind in coverage than airtel in cg ,indoor 3G coverage of idea is worst and in hilly areas only airtel and reliance has decent coverage ,specially airtel .The main problem here is only idea has 3G spectrum and vodafone doesnot have n in april airtel has bought but till not they havent started .Even in rainy season when you call any idea number IVR tell you 1st Mobile is switched off then in 2nd attempt it says out of range and then 3rd attempt call somehow connects .As far as… Read more »

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