Idea Cellular joins 3G war, slashes 3G tariffs by 70%

3G space is all set to bring smiles on Indian mobile users as telecom operators are on spree to slash 3G tariffs and make 3G more affordable. Just after 3G tariff reduction from telecom major Bharti Airtel , Idea cellular has joined 3G tariff war by slashing 3G data rates by upto 70% . Idea Cellular has reduced 3G data charges from 10p/10KB ( Rs. 10 per MB) to just 3p/10KB ( Rs 3 per MB) which is similar to Airtel 3G data charges. Idea has launched its new pricing in sachet packs, regular packs and unlimited packs. Idea Cellular now offers 1GB of data download at just Rs 250 for  Home internet users and for professionals and corporate, it has introduced Unlimited plan  priced at Rs 950.

Idea Cellular’s  new sachet pack of Rs 10  will now offer 30 minutes of high speed internet surfing and it has also unveiled “HERO-25” a new sachet pack which will give 100 MB data with 3 days validity at just Rs 25.

Idea Cellular 3G Tariff and Data plans

Prepaid

Price

Old benefit

New benefit

Validity (days)

Sachet Packs

10

20 MB

30 min

1

25

60 MB

100 MB

3

45

30 Min

120 Mins

3

Monthly packs

100

200 MB

300 MB

30

250

1 GB

30

350

1 GB

1.5 GB

30

450

1.2 GB

2 GB

30

Long validity

599

2GB-30 days

2

60

850

6GB-30 days

3

60

1250

10GB-30 days

4

90

Unlimited

950

Unlimited ( upto 6GB @ 21.1 Mbps and then upto 128Kbps)

30

 

Postpaid

MRP

Old benefit

New benefit

100

200 MB

300 MB

250

1 GB

350

1 GB

1.5 GB

450

1.2 GB

2 GB

599

2 GB

3 GB

950

Unlimited ( upto 6GB @ 21.1 Mbps and then upto 128Kbps)

 

Default charging rates

Segment

Old rate

New rate

Prepaid

10p/10KB

3p/10KB

Postpaid

5p/10KB

3p/10KB

 

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