Mumbai, August 19 : Idea Cellular Ltd has expanded its 3G network to cover 10 major cities and 100 other towns in the Circle, making it the widest spread 3G network in the state. Idea’s ‘Gold Standard’ 3G services are now available in Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Goa, Kolhapur, Solapur, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, Akola, Nanded and 100 other towns including Shirdi, Shrirampur, Jamkhed, Pathardi and Loni in Maharashtra & Goa Circle. Idea is the largest mobile operator in Maharashtra & Goa.
The Aditya Birla Group Company, Idea Cellular, which launched its ‘Gold Standard’ 3G services in the circle, recently, has received phenomenal response to its services, once again strengthening its leadership position in the circle. Idea has already added nearly 5 lakh 3G subscribers in Maharashtra & Goa, making it the most preferred 3G network in the circle.
The leading mobile operator has now announced Roaming services on 3G network which is available across 18 circles in the country. Idea’s 3G users, both prepaid and postpaid, from Maharashtra & Goa can now roam seamlessly across Mumbai, Gujarat, Karnataka, AP, Tamil Nadu & Chennai, Delhi, Haryana, UP West, UP East, Bihar, Kolkata, Kerala, MP, Rajasthan, West Bengal, North East & Assam.
Idea has constantly endeavored to empower the rural and semi-urban population of Maharashtra by making mobile services available to over 1.34 Crore subscribers across the length and breadth of the region. Idea’s 3G services now gives them an opportunity to experience high-end data services such as Video Conferencing, IdeaMall Application Store, Mobile TV, Video on Demand, and high-speed Internet Browsing with ease and convenience of use.
Idea’s 3G services offer the best mobile experience in downloading songs, streaming videos on YouTube, streaming audio, photo updates on Facebook, mail and other online media, movie downloads, watching mobile TV, e-mailing with attachments, blog postings, viewing photos, and Flash & HD Gaming. Idea 3G users can experience speeds upto 21 Mbps on 3G enabled handsets and on Idea NetSetter.
Idea has introduced Time based Billing plan for 3G services enabling users to avail high-end data services without worrying about the volume of usage. To promote usage, Idea has introduced ‘sachet’ pricing offering attractive trial pack as low as Rs. 8. Customers can choose from a wide range of 3G plans starting from Rs. 8 to Rs. 5,000 on both Prepaid and Postpaid.
Source: Press Release