Idea Cellular launches nationwide 3G service with new roaming pacts

7 May 2014

Indian mobile operator Idea Cellular is now providing 3G mobile data services across all 22 circles in the country thanks to the signing of intra-circle roaming agreements in ten circles. The ten new regions covered by Idea’s 3G service are: Delhi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kolkata & West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Assam and North East, the Hindu Business Line reports. Sashi Shankar, chief marketing officer at Idea Cellular, commented: ‘Idea is committed to proliferating mobile internet in India, and the extension of our 3G services on a pan-India level will give a major boost to our efforts in this direction. Idea has partnered with leading telecom operators in the country to enable seamless 3G connectivity.’