NewsVoir | 18 May, 2016
Idea Cellular, Indiaâs fastest growing telecom operator, announced the expansion of its hi-speed 4G LTE service to 22 more towns in Karnataka circle, taking the total tally to 61. Covering all major towns across all27 districts, the company has increased its presence exponentially within a short span of time.
In 29 out of these over 61 towns, Idea has also become the soleoperator to provide 4G LTE services.
Ideaâs world class 4G LTE service isavailable in the major towns of Mangalore, Hubli-Dharwad, Hospet, Udupi, Davangere, Hassan, Kolar, Tumkur, Bijapur, Bagalkot and Bidar, in addition to the existing towns of Bangalore, Mysore, Belgaum and Chitradurga; where services were launched earlier. Ideaâs 4G network in Kâtaka is built on a strong foundation of a total 2,4504G sites and will continue to expand as more and more users join the Idea 4GLTE family.
Speaking on the expansion, Mr. Siva Ganapathi, Chief Operating Officer - Karnataka, Idea Cellular said,âAs a part ofaggressive roll out of Ideaâs 4G LTE service,our focus has remained onprovidingour customers with world class mobile broadband experience coupled with superior service delivery. With better consumer offers and affordable tariff plans, we aim to provide the best-in-class experience to our subscribers in the region.â
About IDEA Cellular
IDEA Cellular is Indiaâs 3rd largest national mobile operator, with over 175 million subscribers. With traffic in excess of 2.2 billion minutes a day, Idea ranks among the Top 6 country operators in the world. Using the latest in technology, Idea provides world-class service delivery through the most extensive network of customer touch points. Idea is listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.
IDEA Cellular is an Aditya Birla Group company - India's first truly multinational corporation. The Group ranks Number 4 globally and Number 1 in the Asia Pacific in the 2011 Top Companies for Leaders (TCFL) study conducted by Aon Hewitt, Fortune (the Global Business Magazine) and the RBL Group. It operates in 36 countries, and is anchored by more than 120,000 employees belonging to 42 nationalities. More information on Idea Cellular is available at www.ideacellular.com and on the Aditya Birla Group at www.adityabirla.com