Telecom operator Idea Cellular today said it will expand 4G network to cover 18 towns in Bihar and Jharkhand circle by June 2017.
Idea Cellular, which launched 4G services in Patna today, said the new towns include cities of Ranchi, Patna, Gaya, Sasaram, Motihari, Dhanbad, Bokaro.
Idea Cellular said Digital Idea offers 3 entertainment apps – Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club and Idea Game Spark to its over 1.25 crore customers in Bihar and Jharkhand circle.
“Idea has invested in expansion of the network to become a pan-India wireless broadband operator, readying our 200 million customers for the Digital era,” said Rajat Mukarji, chief corporate affairs officer of Idea Cellular.
Over the last one year, Idea Cellular has more than doubled its mobile broadband network on 4G/3G platform, which now covers over 50 percent of India’s population.
Idea Cellular’s mobile broadband data services are currently available to nearly 500 million Indians across nearly 100,000 towns and villages.
“Idea will continue to expand its digital offerings into digital communication, digital payments, cloud & storage, digital information and many more,” said Monishi Ghosh, chief operating officer – Bihar & Jharkhand, Idea Cellular.