Idea 3G now available across 236 towns in Gujarat

Idea 3G is now available across 236 towns in Gujart including the major cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot & Gandhinagar, across 23 districts and 3 Union Territories. Idea has setup  1400 3G sites to offer 3G services for urban & semi-urban areas covering major industrial, agricultural and educational regions in Gujarat.

Press Release

Ahmedabad, September, 20th 2011: IDEA Cellular, the 3rd largest mobile operator in India, has rapidly expanded its 3G network to cover 236 towns across 23 districts in Gujarat and 3 Union Territories, making it the widest spread 3G network in the state.

The Aditya Birla Group Company, Idea Cellular, which launched its ‘Gold Standard’ 3G services in the circle, recently, has received good response to its services, adding 5 lakh users on its 3G network. Idea has set up a network of around 1400 3G sites to reach out to urban & semi-urban heartlands covering major industrial, agricultural and educational pockets in Gujarat. Idea’s 3G services are now available in major cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot & Gandhinagar besides 231 other smaller cities and towns in Gujarat.

The leading mobile operator has also made Roaming services available on 3G network across 18 circles in the country. Idea’s 3G users, both prepaid and postpaid, from Gujarat can now roam seamlessly across Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa, Karnataka, AP, Tamil Nadu & Chennai, Delhi, Haryana, UP West, UP East, Bihar, Kolkata & West Bengal, Kerala, MP, Rajasthan, North East & Assam.

Speaking about the expansion of 3G services, Mr. Arul Bright, Chief Operating Officer – Gujarat, Idea Cellular said, “Idea has been continuously enhancing 3G coverage across the state by adding sites every day, making us the highest penetrated 3G operator in the circle. Idea’s ‘Gold Standard’ 3G services provides swift access to entertainment, better fulfillment of information needs and a smarter way to communicate, while on the go! We expect a strong uptake and high demand for our 3G services in Gujarat.”

Idea’s 3G services offer high-end data services such as High-speed Internet Browsing, Video Calling, Mobile TV, Video Conferencing, Idea Mall Application Store and Video on Demand with ease and convenience of use.

To promote usage of 3G services, Idea has introduced a range of products along with a promotion offer ‘Double Dhamaka’, wherein subscribers get double data. Prepaid subscribers can choose from a wide range of mobile internet and data card 3G packs starting from Rs. 9 upto Rs. 5,000. One of the most popular prepaid pack is for Rs. 595 wherein subscriber gets 2 GB data. Idea has also introduced special packs for postpaid users at affordable pricing including money-back offer on data card. Another special feature about Idea’s 3G pricing is its Time based Recharges, which enables users to avail high-end data services without worrying about the volume of usage.

Idea’s 3G services offer the best mobile experience in downloading songs, streaming videos on YouTube, streaming audio, photo updates on Facebook, mail and other online media, movie downloads, watching mobile TV, e-mailing with attachments, blog postings, viewing photos, and Flash & HD Gaming. Idea 3G users can experience speeds upto 21.1 Mbps on 3G enabled handsets and on Idea NetSetter.

Idea has also recently launched a Wi-Fi Router, which can connect upto 5 devices at a time. It is suitable for students, small offices and homes. The USP of this Router is that it is portable and compact and multiple users can use it at the same time.

To know more about Idea’s 3G services, and to check handset compatibility, customers can log onto or call Idea’s customer care helpline: 12345. To feel the difference personally, mobile users can experience 3G services at special ‘Experience Kiosks’ set up inside ‘My Idea’ Stores across all major locations in the circle.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram