Vodafone Idea offers unlimited calling to other networks with all unlimited plans

After Airtel, Vodafone Idea has is also now offering unlimited calling to other networks on their unlimited plans. Similar to Airtel,  there are ‘no conditions’ applicable and users can enjoy unlimited calling to any network on all unlimited plans. Vodafone Idea  revised its prepaid plans few days back to introduce FUP in off-net minutes and charged 6p/min for them, which is not applicable anymore with any of the unlimited plans. Continue reading “Vodafone Idea offers unlimited calling to other networks with all unlimited plans”

Vodafone Idea announces new prepaid plans, will charge 6 paise per minute for calls to other mobile operators

Last month, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio announced prepaid tariff hikes that will be effective from this month. On similar lines, Vodafone Idea has now announced its new prepaid plans which will be available across India starting 3rd December 2019.

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Airtel and Vodafone Idea to increase tariffs from December 1 [Update: Reliance Jio will also increase tariffs]

Update: Reliance Jio has now confirmed that it will also be increasing tariffs in “next few weeks”. “As per media reports, we understand that TRAI is likely to initiate a consultation process for revision of telecom tariffs. Like other operators, we will also work with the Government and comply with the regulatory regime to strengthen the industry to benefit Indian consumers and take measures including an appropriate increase in tariffs in next few weeks in a manner that does not adversely impact data consumption or growth in digital adoption and sustains investments.”, said Jio in a statement.

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Idea offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select Nirvana postpaid plans

After Airtel, Vodafone and BSNL, Vodafone Idea has announced a partnership with Amazon to offer 1 year free Amazon Prime (worth INR 999) membership with Nirvana postpaid plans of Rs. 399 and above. Continue reading “Idea offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select Nirvana postpaid plans”

Ericsson to deploy 5G-ready LTE equipment for Vodafone Idea in India

Ericsson has announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Idea Limited which combinedly India’s leading telecom service provider, to deploy 5G-ready equipment across select markets in India. As a VIL partner, Ericsson is deploying next-generation technology with built-in customizations and innovations to deliver rich consumer experience. Continue reading “Ericsson to deploy 5G-ready LTE equipment for Vodafone Idea in India”

Vodafone Idea launches All-Rounder Recharge packs with talk time, data and validity starting at Rs. 25

Vodafone Idea Limited today launched All-Rounder Recharge – a combo offering for Vodafone prepaid customers. This is a single recharge that bundles talk time, data and a discounted tariff rate, starting Rs. 25. “These packs will thus enable customers with even small ticket-sizes to enjoy enhanced connectivity through both voice and data, says the company. Continue reading “Vodafone Idea launches All-Rounder Recharge packs with talk time, data and validity starting at Rs. 25”

Vodafone India, Idea Cellular merger complete; Vodafone Idea Limited becomes country’s biggest telecom operator

After signing agreements back in March last year, Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Group’s telecom arm Idea Cellular have announced that the merger has been completed. Idea Cellular has been renamed as ‘Vodafone Idea Limited’ and the service provider has subscriber base of over 408 million (as of June 2018) with 1 RMS in 9 circles, broadband network of 340,000 sites, and widest distribution reach with 1.7 million retail outlets. Continue reading “Vodafone India, Idea Cellular merger complete; Vodafone Idea Limited becomes country’s biggest telecom operator”

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 Cellular deploys Nokia’s cloud-native core to integrate data and services on a common platform

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”

Idea VoLTE services now available across all its 4G circles, offers 30GB free data

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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”

Idea expands VoLTE services to 9 more circles, offers 30GB free data

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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”

OnePlus 6 Idea offer announced – Rs. 2000 cashback, Up to 370 GB additional data and more

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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.
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Idea launches VoLTE services across six circles, offers 10GB free data

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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”

​​Vodafone India, Idea announce new leadership team ahead of merger

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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 starts rolling out VoLTE services, available for its employees initially

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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”