Friday, April 1, 2011

Idea launches 3G services

Idea Cellular have launched Idea 3G in Maharashtra and Goa after launching their 3G services in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh(West), Madhya Pradesh, Harayana and Himachal Pradesh.
Idea 3G has currently started services in the following cities:

If your city is mentioned in the above image then you can activate 3G on your 3G enabled handset / device.

Tariff Plans
(HP) Himachal Pradesh
(MP) Madhya Pradesh
(GJ) Gujarat
(UP) Uttar Pradesh
(M&G) Maharashtra & Goa
(HR) Haryana
  1. Sachet Based
  2. FEATURES:
    • Applicable only for prepaid
    • Short Validity Products
    • Less Upfront commitment
    • Best Suited as Trial Packs
    MRP (In Rs.) Free Data (In MB) Validity (In days) Overage
    8 9 9 7 8 7 10 1 10p/10KB
    49 54 55 49 49 51 50 3 10p/10KB

  3. Usage Based
  4. FEATURES:
    • Applicable for prepaid and postpaid
    • Easy and simple
    • For all types of users
    Prepaid
    MRP (In Rs.) Free Data (In MB) Overage
    97 105 105 103 103 103 100 10p/10KB
    198 205 205 200 199 198 250 10p/10KB
    449 450 455 450 450 450 600 10p/10KB
    649 650 655 650 650 649 1280 10p/10KB
    748 755 745 750 750 749 2048 10p/10KB
    1750 1755 1745 1745 1750 1750 5120 10p/10KB

    Postpaid (M&G, HR, GJ, HP)
    MRP (In Rs.) Free Data (In MB) Overage
    100 100 10p/10KB
    200 250 10p/10KB
    450 600 10p/10KB
    650 1280 10p/10KB
    750 2048 10p/10KB

    Postpaid (UP, MP)
    MRP (In Rs.) Free Data (In MB) Overage
    100 100 10p/10KB
    200 250 10p/10KB
    450 600 10p/10KB
    650 1280 10p/10KB
    750 2048 10p/10KB
    1750 5120 10p/10KB

  5. Time Based
  6. FEATURES:
    • Applicable for prepaid
    • Easy to Understand
    • Best suited for Downloads/Uploads
    MRP(In Rs.) Free Data (In MB) Validity (In days) Overage
    44 47 45 43 45 46 30 1 Rs 3/min
    79 80 85 83 77 79 60 3 Rs 3/min
    148 145 155 145 145 148 120 7 Rs 3/min

  7. Data Rate Cutter
  8. FEATURES:
    • Applicable for prepaid and postpaid
    • Best Suited for Heavy Users
    Prepaid
    MRP (In Rs.) Rate Validity (In days)
    53 56 65 56 56 55 1p/10KB 30

    Postpaid
    MRP (In Rs.) Rate Validity (In days)
    55 1p/10KB 30

Why Idea 3G???
In addition to high speed internet connectivity you also get a lot of other cool features like
  • Video call in addition to normal calls.
  • Updates on social networking sites like twitter, Facebook, buzz, Orkut etc.
  • Upload and download heavy files at blazing speeds.
  • Live TV on your mobile.
  • Video on demand.
  • 30,000 apps + games at Idea Mall.

3G Vs 2G

3G is almost 20 times faster than 2G! The below image will help you understand this better,

Video Calling Charges???
Video calling with Idea 3G is 5p/sec i.e. Rs 3/min irrespective of local, home circle, roaming, on-net, off-net. Pretty Nice!


How to Activate Idea 3G???
If Idea 3G is currently available for your city you can activate it now.
To activate Idea 3G you simply need to send an SMS ACT3G to 12345 (toll free)

4 comments:

  1. hey thanx 4 d post.....it was very useful :)

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  2. Its really a helpful post for those who are looking for 3G Connection

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  3. @Bina
    I'm glad that it was useful. Idea sure will give tough competition to Vodafone and Tata Docomo in Maharashtra and Goa..

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  4. @Anonymous
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