Idea Cellular

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Idea Cellular started its operations in 1995 and is under the Aditya Birla Group, which holds 98.3% stake in the company. The Company Idea Cellular Limited is one of the telephony wireless companies that functions in many states in India.

The Company Idea Cellular is the leading mobile services GSM operator in the country. The Company Idea Cellular Limited is the only cellular operator in India to launch EDGE and GPRS. The chairman of the company is Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla and the managing director is Mr. Sanjeev Aga. Idea Cellular Limited has the license to provide services in 11 telecom circles in the country. The telecom circles where the Company Idea Cellular has operations are Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra- Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Kerala, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Gujarat, Delhi, UP- West, and Madhya Pradesh. The company's footprint at present covers around 45% of the population of India and more than 50% of the telecom market.

Idea Cellular Limited was the 1st cellular company in the country to launch the scheme of music messaging with background tones, cellular jockey, and group talk. The company was also the 1st to launch mobile email services and voice portal. Idea Cellular Company offers various services to its customers that includes prepaid and post paid mobile services. The company also offers roaming, value added services, and call management services to its customers. The Company Idea Cellular Limited has offered revolutionary tariff plans to its customers such as Lifetime Idea, Super Power, Women's Card, Lifelong offer, and Outdoing 2 Minutes Free.

Idea Cellular in call management services offers various services to its customers such as call conference, CLIP, CLIR, call divert, itemized bill, and call wait facilities. The company provides roaming facility to its customers who is very efficient for the company has a very wide network, which covers more than 530 cities in the country and also in around 80 countries across the world. The Company Idea Cellular also provides it customers with the facility that they can pay their mobile bills on line through the company's website. As the company provides the best services to its customers, the subscriber base of the company has increased at a very rapid pace. The subscriber bases of Idea Cellular in various states of India are:
  • Andhra Pradesh - 1,737,116
  • Haryana - 834,786
  • Rajasthan - 235,330
  • Maharashtra - 2,807,982
  • Madhya Pradesh - 1,328,780
  • Gujarat - 1,715,774
  • Kerala - 1,482,799
The Company Idea Cellular Limited has won the GSM Association Award in the category of Bill Flash. The company is the 1st cellular operator in the country who has won an award on such a big platform. Idea Cellular Limited in order to expand even more has acquired the Company Escotel in 2004. The number of telecom circles where the company operates has increased with this acquisition and thus it has helped the company to have a pan India presence. The Company Idea Cellular is also planning to upgrade its network that will ensure that the best quality of service is provided to its customers.

Idea Cellular has become the topmost company in the telecom sector in India on the basis of the quality of its services. And so in the future also, the company must continue to provide its customers with better facilities for this will help the company to grow and prosper.

Contact us :

Idea Cellular Ltd.

Corporate office:
5th Floor, Windsor
CST Road, Kalina
Santa Cruz (E)
Mumbai 400 098
Tel: +91-22-6682 0000

Aditya Birla Centre
1st Floor, 'C'Wing, S.K. Ahire Marg Worli
Tel:-91-22-6652 5000/2499 5000
Fax: 91-22-6652 5741/42

Last updated on 05thMay 2011