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.
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|
|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|
|Rs 32||Local Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min||42 Days||10 Days|
|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|
|Rs 37||All Mobile Local Calls @ 30p/min; STD Mobile Calls @ 60p/min; Landline Local/STD Calls @ 1.65p/s||28 Days||18 Days|
|Rs 39||Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 10p/min.||21 Days||10 Days|
|Rs 49||All Local Mobile Calls @ 30p/min, STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min||30 Days||18 Days|
|Rs 69||Local and STD Mobile Calls @ 35p/min||60 Days||35 Days|
|Rs 79||Local Idea to Idea Mobile Calls @ 10p/min||42 Days||21 Days|
|Rs 29||TD Mobile Calls @35p/min.||30 Days||18 Days|
*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.