Idea Cellular prepaid customers will now have to cough up more for rate cutters

Idea Cellular prepaid customers in West Bengal will now have to cough up more for ratecutters as the company has slashed validity by over 50 per cent. The company has made changes in most of the ratecutters but vouchers for 2G and 3G services remain unchanged.

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Idea is quite popular in WB for its cheap voice rates, full talktime & network. It ranks 3rd on the basis of subscriber data in this circle.

Price Benefits Old Validity New Validity
Rs 22 Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 1.2p/2s, Local Idea to Other Mobile Calls @ 1.4p/2s, STD Mobile Calls @ 1.2p/s, Landline Local/STD @ 1.65p/s 28 Days 14 Days

50% Benefit Slashed
Rs 23 Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, Local Idea to Other Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 60p/min, Landline Local/STD Calls @ 1.65p/s 21 Days 12 Days

45 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 32 Local Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min 42 Days 10 Days

77% Benefit Slashed
Rs 33 Local Idea Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, Local Other Mobile Calls @ 35p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 60p/min, Landline Local/STD Calls @ 1.65p/s. 42 Days 21 Days

50 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 37 All Mobile Local Calls @ 30p/min; STD Mobile Calls @ 60p/min; Landline Local/STD Calls @ 1.65p/s 28 Days 18 Days

32 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 39 Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 10p/min. 21 Days 10 Days

55 % Benefit Reduced
Rs 49 All Local Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min 30 Days 18 Days

35 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 69 Local and STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min 60 Days 35 Days

40 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 79 Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 10p/min 42 Days 21 Days

50 % Benefit Slashed
Rs 29 TD Mobile Calls @35p/min. 30 Days 18 Days

35 % Benefit slashed

*Confirm with customer care Before Recharge.

*RoWB circle only (except Kolkata)

According to industry sources, the company also plans to increase the tariffs in more circles in the coming days, how do you look at this move from Idea do let us know via comments.

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tamilselvan
June 27, 2015 11:45 am 11:45 AM

Idea given local idea to idea unlimited call in 96 rupees..in tamilnadu circle..but no coverage in my town.. I thing idea why idea service given in tamilnadu????

Kaushik Roy
June 26, 2015 9:52 pm 9:52 PM

Idea also done this for kolkata circle as well
If the smallest brother of AVOID group increases tariff then the big 2 brothers definitely hike more than small brother

Vishal
June 26, 2015 12:15 am 12:15 AM

Both Airtel n Voda had already reduced validity of STVs, n increased some STVs price in Kolkata circle. Ex- earlier local mob @ 40p n std @ 35p for 28 days was available at Rs.49. But it has been increased to Rs.69 (Airtel) n Rs.64(Voda).

Sayantan
June 26, 2015 1:54 pm 1:54 PM

God for CDMA or use RAT for calling.Atleast they are cheaper for outgoing call purposes.

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