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

Idea

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

Idea

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.

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

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

Idea

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

Reliance Jio new logo

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”

Idea rolls out Aadhaar based e-KYC solution for SIM activation across its service centres

Idea

Idea has announced that it has started rolling out Aadhaar based e-KYC solution for instant activation of mobile connections across its service centres in 22 circles in the country. This move is after successful pilot by Idea in Delhi circle, in association with UIDAI, and as per the DoT Department of Telecom (DoT) guidelines. Continue reading “Idea rolls out Aadhaar based e-KYC solution for SIM activation across its service centres”

OnePlus partners with Idea for OnePlus 3 offline experience zones

oneplus-3-idea-offline-experience-zones

OnePlus has announced that it has partnered with IDEA Cellular to set up offline experience zones for the OnePlus 3 in over 90 exclusive Idea stores of across 16 circles in India. Idea has also announced 4G ‘Smartphone Upgrade Mega’ offer for OnePlus 3 customers. Last year it had partnered with Airtel for a hands-on experience with the OnePlus 2. Continue reading “OnePlus partners with Idea for OnePlus 3 offline experience zones”

Idea slashes mobile internet rates across India, now offers 45% more data

Idea

Idea Cellular has slashed its Internet rates and will offer more data on 2G, 3G and 4G data packs to their customers.  Looks like all the Indian operators are slashing data rates to compete with Reliance Jio that is said to launch next month with attractive packs. Continue reading “Idea slashes mobile internet rates across India, now offers 45% more data”

Idea launches 4G LTE services in 3 more towns, now in 32 towns across Tamil Nadu

Idea 4G

Idea Cellular has expanded its 4G LTE services in three more towns in Tamil Nadu that includes major towns of Coimbatore, Pondicherry and in the industrial belt of Gummidipoondi. Idea 4G is now present in 32 towns in Tamil Nadu and Chennai circle. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services in 3 more towns, now in 32 towns across Tamil Nadu”

Idea launches 4G/3G night data pack, day and night twin packs

Idea

Idea Cellular has launched affordable range of 4G/3G night data pack which would let users save up to 50% of their cost and Day and Night Twin pack which would offer up to 30% discount compared to existing data packs.
Continue reading “Idea launches 4G/3G night data pack, day and night twin packs”

Idea Cellular selects Nokia for 4G LTE in Kerala, AP and Haryana

Idea 4G

Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three of its key regional circles – Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana. Nokia will also expand Idea Cellular’s 3G network in four circles, as well as modernizing and expanding its 2G networks in six circles. Continue reading “Idea Cellular selects Nokia for 4G LTE in Kerala, AP and Haryana”

Idea launches 4G LTE services in North East

Idea 4G

Idea Cellular has launched its 4G LTE services in North East, after it launched 4G services in Orissa last month. It launched 4G services across five states in South India – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana in December last year. Idea 4G is now present in 9 circles. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services in North East”

Idea launches 4G LTE services in Chennai, coming to Coimbatore and Pondicherry soon

Idea 4G

Idea today launched its 4G LTE services in Chennai, as it had promised back in December, when it launched 4G services in across 75 Towns in Southern India, including Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruppur and Kancheepuram. Idea 4G is now available in 29 towns of Tamil Nadu and Chennai. It is available in 20 districts, including major towns of Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Salem, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Erode & Tirupur, covering 30% of the total population of the circle. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services in Chennai, coming to Coimbatore and Pondicherry soon”

Idea launches 4G LTE services in Orissa

Idea 4G

Idea Cellular has launched its 4G LTE services across 12 towns in Orissa, after it launched 4G services in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab regions. It launched 4G services across five states in South India – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana in December last year. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services in Orissa”

Idea launches 4G LTE services across 39 towns in Karnataka including Bengaluru

Idea 4G

Idea Cellular has launched its 4G LTE services across 39 towns, including Bengaluru in Karnataka, after it launched 4G services across five states in South India – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana last month. Earlier this month It launched 4G services in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab regions. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services across 39 towns in Karnataka including Bengaluru”

Idea launches 4G LTE services in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab

Idea 4G

Idea today launched its 4G LTE services across four more states or three telecom circles – Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab, three weeks after it launched 4G services across five states in South India – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Idea said that its 4G LTE services will be available across 183 towns in these circles by 31st January 2016. It also said that it has received over 1.5 million 4G service requests from existing customers on its pre-book offer. Continue reading “Idea launches 4G LTE services in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab”