Idea to launch 4G services in 750 towns by first half of 2016

New Delhi: Idea Cellular Wednesday said it plans to launch 4G services in 750 towns across 10 circles by the first half of 2016.
The country’s third largest mobile operator also plans to introduce from next fiscal its branded digital services applications like Idea Music, Idea Games, Idea Movies and Idea Digital Wallets etc, with focus on regional and vernacular content.
“In its initial phase Idea intends to roll out its 4G services across 10 telecom service areas over 750 large and small towns by first half of 2016,” the company said in a statement. The circles include Maharashtra and Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and North East.
The company said it had acquired spectrum in 1800 MHz band, used for offering 4G services, during the last two spectrum auctions in February 2014 and March 2015. —PTI

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