Idea Cellular cut down the Charges for Incoming calls on Domestic Roaming


Idea Cellular, India’s one of the largest leading Telecom Operator which stands at number 3 among all other Telecom Operators for its service in Telecom Industry. The Company ready to provide some new and exciting services for all its customers.

Idea Cellular cut down the Charges for Incoming calls

The Telecom Operator Idea Cellular has announced free roaming calls for all its existing and new customers in the country from 1st of April.  It even unveiled some International roaming packs that would definitely prevent bill shocks to its customers who travel abroad. The company announces the offers right after its large competitor Bharti Airtel announcing about it taking away of all roaming charges on all outgoing and incoming calls as well as SMSes and data usage within the country. It is said to like its there strategy to retain the customers and to take a competition on price war launched by Reliance Jio Infocomm.

Idea Cellular with its Vast Telecom service which is Backed by pan- India mobile covering 4,00,000 towns and cities with its GSM, Postpaid and Wireless broad band network services. Effective o from 1st April 2017, the 200 million customers of Idea will enjoy free incoming calls on Roaming calls on Companies 2G, 3G and 4G networks within the India. The company even said that it is going to provide new and affordable rate chart for outgoing calls and SMS freely on Domestic Roaming and mobile data tariffs and data pack benefits will be available for its customers even while roaming with no extra charge.


Idea cellular in its announcement made, has mentioned some International roaming packs. The packs has bundles of benefits as free 1GB/ 2GB/ 3GB data and free bundled usage up to 400 outgoing minutes, large data volume with low overage charges as Rs. 3 per MB and unlimited Incoming calls. The International Roaming value packs provided by the company are up 85 percent saving compared to other International roaming charges packs. The packs starts with a low price of Rs.1,199 for 10 days validity and end up to Rs.5,999 for 30 days validity.

As per the statement made by the chief Marketing officer of the Company Sashi Shankar, Idea Cellular has set all these new packs and offers based on the Extensive study done on the Customer’s travel destinations, usage made by them and bill shock complaints to design a new range of value added packs for handpicked destinations across Europe, UK, Asia, Middle East and America.

Sources say that, the Leading Telecom Operators in the Market made these announcements to compete with Reliance Jio. As the New services of Idea and Airtel starts from 1st April which coincides with the date from Jio will start charging its subscribers. The two companies came forward one after the other with the same motive to declare the war on Roaming and to provide better new services for its customers. The Company in a press statement said this move will lead to “Death of National Roaming” from April 1st 2017 in India.


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