Idea Cellular has slashed its 3G data prices by up to 70 per cent after Airtel. Prepaid and Postpaid customers of Idea will now have to pay 3 paisa per 10 KB of data. There is fall of 70 per cent from the earlier levels of 10 paisa 10 KB. Idea has unveiled new pricing in sachet packs, regular packs and unlimited packs to cater different consumer segments. New sachet packet of Idea provides 30 minutes of high speed internet surfing with Rs 10. Idea has also launched "HERO-25" a new sachet pack offering 100 MB data with three days validity for Rs 25.
It has been stated by chief marketing officer, Idea Cellular that these new prices will generate a lot of trial. These plans are created for youngsters who will access high speed internet on-the-go without worrying about the expense. The price changes are valid for both mobile phones and data card users. Plans are as follows for both prepaid and postpaid Idea users:
Rs 100 will buy 300 MB of 3G data validity of 30 days for both prepaid and postpaid Idea users
Rs 250 will buy 1 GB of 3G data validity of 30 days for prepaid users
Rs 350 will buy 1.5 GB of 3G data validity of 30 days for prepaid users
Rs 450 will buy 2 GB of 3G data validity of 30 days for prepaid users
There is one more plan of Rs 950 which offers 6 GB of 3G data at a speed of 21 Mbps. As soon as user crosses the limit of 6GB speed will fall to 128 Kbps. There are numerous plans for its prepaid 3G users like Rs 599, Rs 850 will give Idea 3G prepaid users 2 GB and 3 GB of data respectively, for 60 days.
Source : Themobileindian