Idea 3G services now in Trivandrum and NedumangadIDEA Cellular has launched its ‘Gold Standard’ 3G services to 2 more towns  “Trivandrum and Nedumangad” in addition to Kochi, Calicut, Trichur, Palghat, Kannur, Malapuram, Alleppey, Pathanamthitta & Kollam in Kerala. Idea has received an overwhelming response since 3G services were introduced in the state two months ago. The company has already added over 2 lakh 3G subscribers in Kerala.

Idea’s 3G services will offer the best mobile experience in downloading songs, streaming videos on YouTube, streaming audio, photo updates on Facebook, mail and other online media, movie downloads, watching mobile TV, e-mailing with attachments, blog postings, viewing photos, and Flash & HD Gaming. Idea 3G users will experience speed upto 21 Mbps on 3G handsets, and higher speed on other devices depending on the device capability.

Mr. Dinesh Arora IAS, Trivandrum Dist. Collector flagged off Idea’s 3G services in Trivandrum by making a video call to Dr.Sachidananda Kamath, MBBS, MD (Paed) Welcare Hospital & President IMA Kochi. Local citizens, business communities in Kerala, and domestic and international travelers to destinations like Trivandrum and Nedumangad will be able to avail Idea’s 3G services to connect with the world of faster Internet, Video Conferencing, Mobile TV, IdeaMall Application Store, besides many other infotainment services.

IdeaMall is Idea’s Application Store which offers an entire catalogue of games and applications on Web & Mobile platforms. The application store will give Idea’s customers a superior user interface, transparent and affordable pricing, and all of Idea’s 2G and 3G subscribers using mobile handsets that support web browsing will be able to choose from more than 30,000 applications – both free and paid.

Idea has introduced Time based Billing plan for 3G services enabling users to avail high-end data services without worrying about the volume of usage. Idea has introduced affordable 3G tariff plans for both prepaid and postpaid users in Kerala. To promote usage, Idea has introduced ‘sachet’ pricing offering attractive trial packages with per day billing.


To know more about Idea’s 3G services, and to check handset compatibility, customers can log onto or SMS 3G to 54777 ( Free). To feel the difference personally, mobile users can experience 3G services at special ‘Experience Kiosks’ set up inside Idea outlets.