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Idea Expands VoLTE Service Across 15 Circles; Users Get 30GB Additional Data as Launch Offer

Idea Cellular has announced that it has expanded its VoLTE service to nine new area circles, which include Mumbai, Jharkhand, Punjab, Karnataka, West Bengal, Haryana, UP East, Bihar, UP West and Rajasthan.

Updated:May 29, 2018, 3:46 PM IST
Idea Expands VoLTE Service Across 15 Circles; Users Get 30GB Additional Data as Launch Offer
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Idea Cellular has announced the largest rollout of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service across nine major markets - Mumbai, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, UP East, UP West, Bihar and Jharkhand and Rajasthan. With this launch, Idea VoLTE is now available across 15 circles which cover 85% of India’s mobile subscriber base, making it the biggest VoLTE network by a GSM operator.

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Earlier this month, Idea had launched VoLTE in Maharashtra, Goa, MP, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. As part of the launch offer, Idea will give 30 GB free data to its VoLTE users. Customers will get 10 GB data on making the first VoLTE call, additional 10 GB on giving feedback on the service after 4 weeks, and another 10 GB on giving feedback after 8 weeks the company said in a statement.

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According to Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular said, “Idea customers across 15 markets will now be able to experience High Definition voice calls on VoLTE. In addition to network expansion, Idea has been focussed at providing attractive voice & data plans for postpaid and prepaid customers along with forging partnerships with handset makers to bring superior quality devices at affordable prices for Idea customers to enjoy high-speed 4G data and superior voice experience on VoLTE.”

Idea VoLTE is accessible on 4G handsets powered by Idea 4G SIM. Existing Idea customers with compatible 4G handsets are automatically upgraded to Idea VoLTE service. Idea VoLTE is presently available on Vivo V7 Plus, Honor 5C, Honor 6X, Honor 7X, Honor View10, Honor 9 lite and Honor 9i handsets. According to Idea Xiaomi Redmi4, Samsung J7 Pro/A5/A7, One Plus 5/5T/6 and Nokia 3/5 plus devices will start releasing Over the Air (OTA) updates to enable Idea users to experience VoLTE service, soon.

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