Roaming to be cheaper as Vodafone, Airtel, Idea cut tariffs

Mobile users will pay less for roaming from Friday as leading operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and RCom, slashed their roaming rates by up to 75 percent weeks after regulator TRAI cut ceiling tariffs.

Mobile subscriptions fall after clean up drive

In January-August 2012, India added only about 14.52 million mobile subscribers as against 141.65 million in 2011, clearly representing a steep decline in net addition of mobile subscriber in the country.

Lokpal was Congress` idea: Janardan Dwivedi

Favouring a strong Lokpal Bill, Congress Saturday claimed it was the party`s idea for creating the anti-corruption ombudsman even before Anna Hazare.

Rahul idea good but long term solution: Team Anna

Rahul Gandhi`s "game changing
idea" was supported by Team Anna which however felt it
was only a long term solution while BJP asked the Congress
leader to stop giving "sermons".

Cong toying with idea of having Dy CM from Telangana

Seeking to buy time, Congress
high command appears to be toying with the idea of having a
Deputy Chief Minister and PCC chief in Andhra Pradesh from
Telangana region amid a growing clamour for a separate state.

Idea launches language assistance service

Idea launched a service which will help users to communicate with others in 16 different languages.

Idea Cellular Q3 net profit at Rs 170 cr

Aditya Birla Group company Idea Cellular today said its consolidated net profit stood at Rs 170 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2009.

Idea launches per second billing plan

Telecom operator Idea Cellular
on Saturday said it has introduced a per second billing plan for its
customers across the country, intensifying the tariff-war in
an already competitive mobile market.

CBI asked us for accounts, 2G licence documents: Idea

Mobile operator Idea Cellular said CBI has asked the company for its accounts and 2G licence documents in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation of spectrum to new operators by the Department of Telecom (DoT).

Idea offers lowest tariff at 40 p for all local calls

IDEA Cellular announced the lowest tariff for mobile users in the city offering all local calls for 40 paise per min on its network for a period of one year, and STD and SMS at 50 paise per min, on any mobile and landline network.

Tariff war: Idea introduces per-second billing option in Himachal

Idea cellular on Saturday introduced per-second pulse rate for its subscribers in Himachal Pradesh, intensifying the already existing tariff war among operators.

IBM inks $200mn deal with Datacom, gets services deal from Idea

IBM on Wednesday said it has bagged an order believed to be worth USD 200 million from Videocon Group`s telecom arm Datacom, which is slated to launch cellular services this year, for providing IT infrastructure and services.

IDEA offers lowest STD, local, SMS tariff in Mumbai

Aditya Birla Group co IDEA Cellular, has announced the lowest tariff for mobile users in the city.

Idea, Reuters tie-up for information service for farmers

Idea Cellular has tied up with Reuters
Market Light to launch an information service targeted at the
farmers, to provide them with information that would help them
improve production and marketing of their produce.