Airtel and Idea to roll out VoLTE services across India by early 2018

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Last year there was a report that said Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular were gearing up to launch VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services to take on Reliance Jio who launched pan-India 4G LTE services with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) back in September last year. Now Airtel has announced that it will launch VoLTE services in the country by end of current financial year, which is by March 2018. Continue reading “Airtel and Idea to roll out VoLTE services across India by early 2018”

Idea USSD Codes – Complete Updated List to Check Balance, Plan and more

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If you are an Idea prepaid user, you might come across a situation, where you probably check your account balance, data balance, activate or deactivate your service. In this case, you might need to have a look at the USSD code of the specific operator. Continue reading “Idea USSD Codes – Complete Updated List to Check Balance, Plan and more”

Idea partners with Flipkart to offer unlimited calling, 4G data packs on range of 4G smartphones

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Idea Cellular has announced partnership with Flipkart, to offer a range of bundled offers on a range of 4G smartphones, exclusively for its customers. Under this offer, prepaid packs will offer huge data benefits on select range of smartphones from Lenovo, Micromax, Motorola, and Panasonic, priced in the range of Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 25,000. Continue reading “Idea partners with Flipkart to offer unlimited calling, 4G data packs on range of 4G smartphones”

Idea offers 1GB 4G data per day for post-paid customers with new pack

Idea Cellular today announced that it will offer postpaid customers 1GB data per day, for a month, on 4G Handsets. This is available for all postpaid customers on Limited rental plans of Rs. 199 and above. The data benefit of 1GB / day is available on 4G handset only and 3GB/month for Non 4G Handset users.
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Vodafone, Idea announce merger to become India’s biggest telecom operator

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[Update] – Kumar Mangalam Birla will be chairman of the merged company, and Vodafone will appoint a CFO.

Couple of months after Vodafone confirming merger talks with Aditya Birla Group’s telecom arm Idea Cellular, Board of Directors of Idea Cellular  at its meeting held today, 20th March have approved amalgamation of Vodafone India Limited (VIL) and its wholly owned subsidiary Vodafone Mobile Services Limited (VMSL) with Idea. The combined market share of both the telecom operators add up to 43%, making it the largest telecom firm, surpassing Airtel.

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Idea to offer free incoming calls while roaming nationally starting April 1

After Airtel, Idea Cellular has announced that it will offer free incoming calls to customers roaming in the country from April 1st. It also announced a range of international roaming value packs with unlimited incoming calls and bundled outgoing voice calls, SMS and data to international travelers visiting popular destinations overseas. Continue reading “Idea to offer free incoming calls while roaming nationally starting April 1”

Airtel, Vodafone and Idea take on Reliance Jio with unlimited calling and data bundle

Airtel Unlimited Calling and Data Packs

After Reliance Jio’s Prime membership offer Airtel started rolling out new bundled packs with unlimited data and calls for select users from last week. Now Airtel, Vodafone and Idea calling have started offering unlimited calling packs along with data bundle to take on Jio. Continue reading “Airtel, Vodafone and Idea take on Reliance Jio with unlimited calling and data bundle”

Love is in the air for Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea this Valentine’s Day

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Most of the people around the world are celebrating Valentine’s Day and so are the biggest telecoms companies India. Reliance Jio has been engaging in tussle with Airtel and Vodafone for some time now however, the company decided to blend in the Valentine’s Day fervor by wishing its rivals.
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Idea to launch VoLTE services across its 4G circles by this year

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Few months back there was a report that said Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular were gearing up to launch VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services to take on Reliance Jio who launched pan-India 4G LTE services with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) back in September last year. Idea Cellular at an event to launch ‘Digital Idea’ yesterday said that  it will launch VoLTE services for its customers in all of its 4G Circles within this year. Continue reading “Idea to launch VoLTE services across its 4G circles by this year”

Idea launches Music Lounge, Movie Club and Game Spark digital entertainment apps

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Idea Cellular today launched three new Mobile Apps – Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club, and Idea Game Spark under Digital Idea to take on Reliance Jio and Airtel, as it had announced last week. Continue reading “Idea launches Music Lounge, Movie Club and Game Spark digital entertainment apps”

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea Cellular

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Vodafone today confirmed that it is in talks with Aditya Birla Group’s telecom arm Idea Cellular for an all-share deal that could help both the companies counter the fierce competition in the market. This will create India’s largest telecom company with revenues of over Rs. 80,000 crore. Continue reading “Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea Cellular”

Idea to launch ‘Digital Idea’ initiative to take on Reliance Jio, Airtel

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Idea Cellular is gearing up to launch Digital Idea initiative and enter into digital content platform market to compete with Reliance Jio who is currently offering full bouquet of Jio applications including Jio TV, Jio Music and more for free currently and Airtel that has several apps including Movies, Games, Wynk Music and more. Continue reading “Idea to launch ‘Digital Idea’ initiative to take on Reliance Jio, Airtel”

Idea launches new bundled plans with extra 4G data, unlimited local and national calls

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Followed by Airtel, Idea Cellular has launched new packs for pre-paid and post-paid customers that  offers additional free data for customers with 4G handsets as well as unlimited calls. Idea said that the new initiative will allow customers to avail 12 months free data worth up to Rs. 9,000 on a new 4G handset.

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Idea launches new packs with unlimited voice calling and data bundle for prepaid customers

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After Airtel, Idea cellular has launched two new packs for its pre-paid customers that offer unlimited voice calls along with data benefits. The Rs. 148 pack offers 300 MB 4G data and free Local and STD Idea-to-Idea calls. The Rs. 348 pack offers free Local and STD calls to any network in India along with 1GB 4G data. These packs also come with 50MB data to customers with non-4G phones. Continue reading “Idea launches new packs with unlimited voice calling and data bundle for prepaid customers”

Reliance Jio: Over 4 crore calls to Idea failing every day, proposed augmentation by Idea inadequate

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Idea Cellular on Friday said that it will be providing over 230% additional capacity to Reliance Jio, saying that Quality of Service for its customers is top priority. Reliance Jio later said that it has been intimated by Idea Cellular regarding Idea’s decision to provide additional POIs in the next few days. Continue reading “Reliance Jio: Over 4 crore calls to Idea failing every day, proposed augmentation by Idea inadequate”