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”

Idea partners with Panasonic to offer P100 at an effective starting price of Rs. 3799

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”

Idea takes on Jio with Magic Cashback offer – Up to Rs. 3300 cashback on recharge of Rs. 398 or more

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”

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea take on Reliance Jio with more validity on select 1GB per day packs

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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.

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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 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”