Nokia today announced that its cloud-native core technology is being deployed by Idea Cellular in Delhi, as part of the operator’s transformative steps toward digitalization to meet increasing data demand and mobile broadband growth. This integration will allow Idea to run both data and services on a common platform. Continue reading “Idea Cellular deploys Nokia’s cloud-native core to integrate data and services on a common platform”
Last month Idea Cellular started commercial roll out of VoLTE services across six circles – Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) & Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, and, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, after rolling it out to its employees in the first phase. Later it expanded expanded VoLTE services to 9 more circles – Mumbai, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, UP East, UP West, Bihar, Jharkhand and Rajasthan. Continue reading “Idea VoLTE services now available across all its 4G circles, offers 30GB free data”
Earlier this month Idea Cellular started commercial roll out of VoLTE services across six circles – Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) & Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, and, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, after rolling it out to its employees in the first phase. Today it has expanded VoLTE services to 9 more circles – Mumbai, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, UP East, UP West, Bihar, Jharkhand and Rajasthan. Continue reading “Idea expands VoLTE services to 9 more circles, offers 30GB free data”
Yesterday OnePlus announced several launch offers for its upcoming OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone, including Rs. 2,000 cash back and device insurance for Idea subscribers. Today Idea Cellular has details the offers. The Rs. 2,000 (in the form of discount of Rs. 100/month for 20 billing cycles) cashback will be available for post-paid customers on OnePlus 6 and they also get 10 GB/month additional data for 20 months on the Nirvana 499 Plan, which will effectively make the plan Rs. 399. The plan also covers device security for 4 months along with Digital Idea content services – music, movies and game for free.
Continue reading “OnePlus 6 Idea offer announced — Rs. 2000 cashback, Up to 370 GB additional data and more”
Couple of months back Idea Cellular started roll out of its VoLTE services in Maharashtra & Goa, Kerala, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh & Telangana for its employees in the first phase. Today the company has started commercial roll out of VoLTE services across six circles – Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) & Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana , and, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh. The company had promised to roll out VoLTE services by the end of 2017. Continue reading “Idea launches VoLTE services across six circles, offers 10GB free data”
In March last year Vodafone India and Idea Cellular announced merger of both the companies, which was expected to close last year. Earlier this week the companies said that the management team of the combined business would be confirmed prior to closing, which is now expected to complete in the first half of the current calendar year. Today they have announced the leadership team of the combined business, which will come into effect after the merger has been completed. Continue reading “Vodafone India, Idea announce new leadership team ahead of merger”
Idea Cellular has announced that it has started rolling out VoLTE services in some of its circles – Maharashtra & Goa, Kerala, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh & Telangana initially for its employees in the first phase. Commercial roll out will begin soon circle-by-circle. The company had promised to roll out VoLTE services by the end of 2017. Continue reading “Idea starts rolling out VoLTE services, available for its employees initially”
Earlier this month Panasonic launched its P100, a budget Android smartphone at a starting price of Rs. 5299, exclusively on Flipkart. Today Idea Cellular has announced that it has partnered with Panasonic to offer a cashback of Rs. 1,500 on P100 for Idea customers, the device will be available at an effective price, which is over 25% lower than the MRP. Continue reading “Idea partners with Panasonic to offer P100 at an effective starting price of Rs. 3799”
Reliance Jio introduced cashback offers back in November and it introduced new surprise cashback offer last month that ended earlier this week. Now Idea Cellular, one of Jio’s rivals has introduced Magic Cashback offer that offers 100% cashback that offers Rs. 400 worth vouchers ( eight discount vouchers of Rs. 50 each) on recharge of Rs. 398 or more through online channel. Continue reading “Idea takes on Jio with Magic Cashback offer — Up to Rs. 3300 cashback on recharge of Rs. 398 or more”
To take on Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea and Vodafone have revised two of its pre-paid plans offer more validity compared to what it previously offer. Reliance Jio revamped all its plans last week offering Rs. 50 discount on some of its plans and 50% more data in some packs.
Continue reading “Airtel, Vodafone, Idea take on Reliance Jio with more validity on select 1GB per day packs”
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”
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 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 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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[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.
Continue reading “Vodafone, Idea announce merger to become India’s biggest telecom operator”