Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest telecom operator has launched its 4G services to Bihar & Jharkhand circle.
Idea's 4G services are in 10 circles out of 22 telecom circles at present. The company kicked off services from Muzaffarpur and said it will rapidly expand the 4G network to cover five towns within this month. Bu June 2017, its 4G services would be expanded to 18 towns including the major cities of Patna, Ranchi, Gaya, Sasaram, Motihari, Dhanbad, Bokaro.
The company also unveiled Digital Idea, a suite of digital applications for mobile consumers in Dehradun. As part of the Digital Idea offerings, the company will offer a suite of three entertainment apps – Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club and Idea Game Spark for its over 1.25 crore customers in Bihar and Jharkhand circle.
Anish Roy, COO – Corporate, Idea Cellular said, “Idea has consistently invested in network expansion to become a pan-India wireless broadband operator, readying our 200 million customers for the Digital era. Over the last one year, Idea has more than doubled its mobile broadband network on the 4G/3G platform, and now covers over 50% of India’s population.”
Idea’s mobile broadband data services are currently available to nearly 500 million Indians across close to 100,000 towns and villages.
Monishi Ghosh – Chief Operating Officer, Bihar & Jharkhand, Idea Cellular said, “We are happy to launch our world-class, high-speed 4G services for over 1.25 crore Idea customers in Bihar & Jharkhand catering to their ever-growing infotainment needs. Idea 4G services will be further expanded to cover 18 key towns by June end.”