We are pretty much aware about Maharashtra based Indian Mobile Network Operator Idea Cellular. It is one of the fastest growing Network Operator in India.It has been providing it’s 2G,3G services earlier in the past. But now Idea is focusing on next generation technology that is 4G and as a result Idea 4G is being expanded by Idea Cellular all over the country.
Idea on friday said that Idea Cellular has rolled out Idea 4G Mobile services in 575 towns including comprising 15 states in 100 days. In 250 of these towns Idea was the first to rollout Idea 4G LTE mobile services. Mobile Network Operator Idea Cellular has a combined customer base of 125 million in these circles. The company, however, did not share the number of Idea 4G Customers it gained but just said that it has customer base of 125 million in these circles.
In an official press statement, released by Idea one of the officer said that “Idea Cellular accomplished the fastest roll-out of 4G LTE services in 100 days in the country. Currently available in over 575 towns across its 10 leading circles, Idea also becomes the first 4G broadband service provider in 250 towns out of these 575.”
Idea Cellular said that it has 6.1 million Idea 4G devices, almost 6 percent of its subscriber base in these 10 telecom service areas, registered on its network.
The Company said that it has setup over 14,000 sites to provide 4G services across 10 circles.
“With this, Idea Cellular is now servicing over 125 million users with its world-class 4G LTE services,”one of the officials said in his statement given to press.
Idea also said, it also continues its 3G journey and has built a foundation of 22,000 3G cell sites since the last 2 years, adding 28,500 new sites to create an infrastructure of over 50,000 sites.
Idea Cellular said it is the fastest growing telecom operator with an overall revenue market share of 18.9 percent as of Q3FY16 report of Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India).
Information Source – PTI