Idea Cellular has recently launched its 4G services in Mumbai and with this, the company has become the third telecom operator to offer pan-India 4G services after Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel.
The company says that its 4G network in now available in 20 circles including Kolkata and Delhi. “Idea, over the years has established itself as a strong telecom operator for mobile voice services available nearly to 1 billion Indians spread over 400,000 towns and villages. The company with the focused last 18 months investment in wireless broadband services is emerging to become a key mobile data player with its Pan-India presence, offering high-speed internet access to over 525 million Indians spread across nearly 6,000 towns and 100,000 villages on 3G & 4G network,” said Rajat Mukarji, Chief Corporate Affairs, Idea Cellular.
It has also rolled special Invitation offers for its prepaid and postpaid customers in Mumbai. Under this offer, users will get free 10GB of 4G data and the offer is valid for 90 days This starting from May 25, 2017, to August 22, 2017. However, the offer is valid on a 4G handset and 4G SIM on Idea’s 4G network. Additionally, the customers upgrading to 4G SIM will get an incremental 4GB 4G data for 14 days.
Furthermore, the company has announced some interesting offers for both new and existing prepaid and postpaid customers. Starting with prepaid customers, the brand has announced two new plans for new customers who joins Idea network in this 90-day promotion period. For Rs 395, new users will get unlimited local and national calling, bundled free with daily data of 1GB 4G/2G for a duration of 84 days.
The operator has also introduced an Unlimited Combo Offer at Rs 192 through which users will get unlimited local calling (within Mumbai and Maharashtra service area) along with 1GB (4G/2G) data for 28 days. For existing prepaid Idea customers, one has to pay Rs 396 and Rs 196 respectively for the above-mentioned benefits.
Further, for existing customers, the brand has also announced a Rs 148 pack, through which one will be able free Idea-to-Idea (on-net) calls across India, and 4G handset customers will get 300 MB Data.
Other than this, there is a Rs 348 pack under which users will 1GB/day mobile data services on 4G/2G platform valid for 28 days. Then there is a Validity Magic pack of Rs 63, where users will get 1 GB 4G/2G data with a validity ranging from 2 -28 days. Lastly, the Data Magic product is priced at Rs. 152 where customers get confirmed validity of 28 days with data volume ranging from 1GB – 10 GB (on a 4G/2G platform only).
For all mobility Voice customers, the company is also introducing for the first time a Full talk time and tariff combo product at Rs. 147 offering Rs. 147 of talk time and special tariff of 1.2p/2sec of the rate with a validity of 28 days.
For the postpaid customer, both the invitation offer is also available and in addition to this, Idea has also launched a range of ‘Ultimate Plans’ at a rental of Rs. 349/499/649 which provide unlimited free calling and daily 1GB of 4G/2G data along with a bouquet of services like free outgoing roaming (Rs. 649 offer) and free SMS bundled (Rs. 499 and Rs. 649) with these plans. As an inaugural offer, all new customers joining Idea will get a special rental discount of Rs. 50/- for 6 billing cycles on the above exclusive postpaid Ultimate plans.