Idea Cellular to unveil 4G Services in 9 More Circles by FY2017-End


Idea Cellular is all set launch 4G services in another nine circles in year 2016-17 to achieve the objective of 20 circles.

"Idea's 4G footprint, by the end of this year, will cover our key 20 circles contributing 94% of the company revenue and 90 percent of industry revenue," said Himanshu Kapania, Managing Director of Idea Cellular said.

The organization has likewise decided about 57,000 extra sites this year to provide 4G in nine circles and increase 4G services on a panIndia level. 

To support the rapid rollout of network, Idea has planned a capital expenditure of Rs. 7,500 to 8,000 crores. Additionally, the company spent Rs. 13,000 crores to acquire spectrum in the recent auction, the statement added.