Idea Launches 3G services in Kerala
Idea launches 3G service in Kerala. Initially they have launched the 3G service in 7 districts only, later Idea will extend the service to the other districts also. Gold Standard 3G Service of Idea will be first available in Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Alapuzha, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts. Inauguration of 3G service is done by Deputy Managing Director Amberish Jain and Kerala Circle Chief Operating Officer B. Ramakrishnan. Idea Cellular Ltd. is the largest mobile service provider in Kerala.
From Idea 3G video conferencing, mobile TV, Video on Demand and High Speed Internet will be available. Time Based Billing plan is given to 3G service to reduce bill amount. Idea has started 3G services in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Harayana and U.P. Idea got the 3G license in 11 circles in India.
The service will be available in Kozhikode town, Payyoli, Koyilandi, Faroqe, Bapoor, Mallapuram, Kottakkal, Vengara, Parappanagady, Thrissur town, Ollur, Mannathy, Chettur, Amalanagar, Kochi, Fort Kochi, Trippunithara, Kalamasherry, Aluva, Alappuzha, Cherthala, Adoor, Kottarakkara and Punalur in the above districts. At the end of this year the service will be available in 175 towns across Kerala. At the end 2012 it will be available in 1215 places around Kerala.
Three other Mobile providers already launched the 3G services in Kerala. BSNL 3G is the 1st one launched in Kerala. Tata Docomo and Aircel are the two other mobile providers already launched the 3G services in Kerala.