Idea Cellular launched its 4G mobile services in 12 major towns of Odisha.
Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Baleswar, Jharsuguda, Jatni and Khurda are among the 12 major towns where the operator has rolled out its LTE services. It will also roll out the 4G services in 18 other towns in the state that include Sambalpur, Brahmapur, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Rajagangpur, and Sundargarh by March end.
4G also known as LTE (Long Term Evolution) stands for 4th Generation of mobile Communication. It is the latest in mobile technology offering you much higher internet speed.
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“With revised capex guidance for financial year 2016 at Rs. 75 billion, we are accelerating our 4G rollout to cover the length and breadth in the 10 telecom circles, including Maharashtra and Goa and North East that are slated for launch before March,” Idea Cellular Deputy MD Ambrish Jain said.
With this launch, Idea now claims to offer 4G services in eight telecom circles in India that include Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Chennai, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab.
By June 2016, Idea has plans to expand 4G network in 750 cities across ten telecom circles.