Idea Cellular made available its fourth-generation (4G) LTE services across 75 cities in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, covering four telecom circles.
Idea Cellular, which is the third-largest telecom company in India, on Wednesday took over its opponents to enter the 4G space by launching its services in the five southern states.
Furthermore, the company also declared content partnerships with several digital companies to build the data consumption strategies under its service.
The company’s major adversaries such as Airtel and Vodafone have as of now dispatched 4G services in select circles. The declaration is in a progression of such launches by telcos in front of the eagerly awaited debut of Mukesh Ambani-driven Reliance Jio’s 4G dispatch as well as after Vodafone propelled its 4G offering in Kerala.
According to Himanshu Kapadia, Managing Director at Idea Cellular, 4G services would likewise be introduced in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Goa, Punjab, Haryana, Northeast and Orissa in by March 2016.
Idea’s 4G services are expected to cover 750 urban areas crosswise over ten telecom circles. However, Idea users will now be able to encounter with high-speed Internet by upgrading their current SIM cards to new 4G SIM cards, Kapadia said.