Idea Cellular approves merger with Vodafone India, to create India’s largest telecom Entity

Idea Cellular on Monday has announced that they have approved the merger with Vodafone India. This merger will create India’s largest telecom entity. Presently, Vodafone is the second largest operator while Idea ranks Third in the list. “Vodafone will own 45.1% in the combined entity after transferring 4.9% to the promoters of Idea Cellular for ₹ 38,740 crores in cash post the merger. Kumar Mangalam Birla and other promoters of Idea Group will hold 26%,…

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Idea Takes on Reliance Jio With ‘Digital Idea’ app suite

Idea Cellular on Monday has launched three new mobile application – Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club, and Idea Game Spark as part of its new Digital Idea apps suite. The Idea Music Lounge offers a rich library of over 2 million Bollywood, Regional and International music tracks with 50+ curated radio stations. Users can create their own playlists and ‘Wake Up Mode’ lets them set their favourite song/tune to wake them up. The Idea Music…

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Idea launches 4G services Andhra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana

India’s third largest mobile operator, Idea Cellular, has launched 4G services for mobile devices across 5 states in South India – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. The operator is providing its 4G services only in 75 cities in South India and aims to cover all the cities and towns of these states by March 2016. Idea users in those 75 cities can start enjoying 4G services by simply upgrading their existing SIM cards to…

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Idea launches two new smartphones – Idea Fab and Ultra+

Idea has launched two new smartphones – FAB and Ultra priced, priced at Rs. 4,999 and Rs. 8,300 respectively.   The Idea FAB is a dual-SIM 3G smartphone which sports a 4-inch display with a resolution of 480×800 pixels and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. The smartphone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and has a 3.2MP rear camera with flash. It features 512MB of RAM, with 4GB of built-in storage (2GB is available…

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