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BSNL RELIANCE VODAFONE AIRTEL IDEA

BSNL, Headquarter, New Delhi BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.)

Founded in 2000, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. In 2005-06, the BSNL earned revenues of Rs. 40,177 crore, & In 2007-08, the BSNL earned revenues of Rs.38,053 crores. India's largest public sector Telecommunications Company providing a wide variety of telecom services. Its service range covers Wireline, CDMA mobile, GSM Mobile, Internet, Broadband, Carrier service, MPLS-VPN, VSAT, VoIP services, IN Services, etc. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (abbreviated BSNL; ) is a state-owned telecommunications company headquartered in New Delhi, India. BSNL is one of the largest Indian cellular service providers, with over 90 million subscribers as of July 2011, and the largest land line telephone provider in India. However, in recent years the company's revenue and market share plunged into heavy losses due to intense competition in Indian telecommunications sector. BSNL is India's oldest and largest communication service provider (CSP). It had a customer base of 90 million as of June 2008. It has footprints throughout India except for the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and New Delhi, which are managed by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). As of June 30, 2010, BSNL had a customer base of 27.45 million wireline and 72.69 million wireless subscribers.

BSNL

Type Industry Founded Headquarters Key people Products Revenue Net income Total assets

State-owned enterprise Telecommunication 19th century, incorporated 2000 New Delhi, India Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay
(CMD)

Wireless Telephone Internet Television 32,045 crore (US$7.15 billion) (2009-10)[1] -1,822 crore (US$-0.41 billion) (200910) 132,243 crore (US$29.49 billion) (200910)[2]

Employees Website

299,840 (March 31, 2009)[3] www.bsnl.co.in

Services
BSNL provides almost every telecom service in India. Following are the main telecom services provided by BSNL: Universal Telecom Services : Fixed wireline services & landline in Local loop (WLL) using CDMA Technology called bfone and Tarang respectively. As of June 30, 2010, BSNL has 75% marketshare of fixed lines.

Cellular Mobile Telephone Services: BSNL is major provider of Cellular Mobile Telephone services using GSM platform under the brand name Cellone & Excel (BSNL Mobile). As of June 30, 2010 BSNL has 13.50% share of mobile telephony in the country.[7]

WLL-CDMA Telephone Services: BSNL's WLL (Wireless in Local Loop)service is a service giving both fixed line telephony & Mobile telephony.

BSNL Broadband Internet: BSNL provides internet services through dial-up connection (Sancharnet) as Prepaid, (NetOne) as Postpaid and ADSL broadband (BSNL Broadband). BSNL holds 55.76% of the market share with reported subscriber base of 9.19 million Internet subscribers with 7.79% of growth at the end of Mar-10. Top 12 Dial-up Service providers, based on the subscriber base, It Also Provides OnlineGames Via Its Games on Demand(GOD)

Intelligent Network (IN): BSNL provides IN services offers value-added services, such as Free Phone Service (FPH), India Telephone Card (Prepaid card), Account Card Calling (ACC), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Tele-voting, Premium Rae Service (PRM), Universal Access Number (UAN) and more.

3G:BSNL offers the '3G' or the'3rd Generation' services which includes facilities like video calling, live TV, 3G Video portal, streaming services like online full length movies and video on demand etc.

IPTV:BSNL also offers the 'Internet Protocol Television' facility which enables watch television through internet.

FTTH:Fibre To The Home facility that offers a higher bandwidth for data transfer. This idea was proposed on post-December 2009.

Helpdesk: BSNL's Helpdesk (Helpdesk) provide help desk support to their customers for their services.

VoIP: BSNL, along with Sai Infosystem - an Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) provider - has launched Voice and Video Over Internet Protocol (VVoIP). This will allow to make audio as well as video calls to any landline, mobile, or IP phone anywhere in the world, provided that the requisite video phone equipment

BSNL - MTNL Merger Plans


On February 23, 2011, The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said it wanted to revive a proposal for the merger of state-owned operators BSNL and MTNL. In its draft plan, the department while showing concern over the deteriorating performance of BSNL and MTNL said that BSNL and MTNL should be merged as they have complimentary operations and can combine their strengths for synergies. DoT said the government should set up a multi-stakeholder committee to develop a restructuring plan for both firms. The committee should have members from public enterprises, the DoT, department of IT and ministry of finance. However the BSNL's staff unions are opposing this merger tooth and nail realising that MTNL is in dire state and need help of its big brother ,BSNL,to alleviate itself from getting into red balance sheet.MTNL in spite of having its operations in two big metro cities viz.New Delhi & Mumbai is realising cascading fall in revenue and profits for the past 10 successive years.The telecommunication operators should focus on enterprise business, services to government and the public sector, valueadded services and technologies like 3G, the department recommends.

3G
While it did not participate in the 3G auction, BSNL paid the Indian government Rs. 10,187 crores for 3G spectrum in all 20 circles it operates in. State-owned MTNL provides 3G services in the other 2 circles - Delhi and Mumbai.[15] Both these state-owned operators were given a head start by the government in the 3G space by allotting the required 3G spectrum, on the condition that each will have to pay an amount which will be equivalent to the highest bid in the respective service areas as and when the 3G auctions take place.[16]

3G Coverage
BSNL has the largest 3G network in India. Additionally, BSNL 3G services usually cover not only the main town/city but also the adjoining suburbs and rural areas as well. As of now BSNL has 3G services in 826 cities across India. The following is a list of BSNL 3G enabled towns/cities. This list covers only BSNL 3G services provided through HSDPA/HSUPA and HSPA+ for GSM subscribers and not EVDO for CDMA subscribers.
Note: This list may not be complete as new towns/cities are added regularly.

RELIANCE

Established in 2002, Reliance communication is the wholly owned subsidiary of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group of Companies providing the telecommunication services. Reliance offers prepaid and postpaid mobile services with R-world and fixed line services with broadband services. In 673 cities, Reliance Communications offers a wide range of telephony services. With an optical fiber network of 80,000 kms, the company aims at providing best services to its customers.Reliance Communications Limited (commonly called RCOM) is a major Indian telecommunication company headquartered in Navi Mumbai, India. It is the 16th largest operator in the world with more than 128 million subscribers. RCOM, founded by Dhirubhai H Ambani (19322002), is the flagship company of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group currently has a net worth in excess of 64,000 crore (US$13.6 billion), cash flows of 13,000 crore ($2.8 billion), and a net profit of 8,400 crore ($1.8 billion). The Equity Shares of RCOM are listed on Bombay Stock Exchange Limited and National Stock Exchange Limited. The Global Depository Receipts and Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds are listed on Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Singapore Stock Exchange respectively.

Type Industry Key people Products

Publicumbai, Maharashtra, India Telecommunications Anil Ambani


(Chairman)

Satish
(Visiting Consultant)

Seth

Wireless Telephone Internet Television Data Recharge

Cards Vouchers

VC Revenue $4.774 billion (2010)[1] Net income $1.061 billion (2010)[1] Total assets $20.559 billion (2010)[1] Total equity $9.776 billion (2010)[1] Employees 30,974 (2010)[1] Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Parent Group Reliance Telecom Limited Reliance Globalcom Limited Reliance Tech Services Subsidiaries Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited (RCIL) Reliance Big TV Limited Reliance Infratel Limited Website Reliance Communications

Services
Reliance Telecommunication Limited (RTL)
In July 2007, the company announced it was buying US-based managed ethernet and application delivery services company Yipes Enterprise Services for a cash amount of 1200 crore (the equivalent of US$300 million). The deal was announced of the overseas acquisition, the Reliance group has amalgamated the United States-based Flag Telecom for $210 million (roughly 950 crore). RTL operates in Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Assam, Kolkata and Northeast, offering GSM services.
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Reliance Global
RGL owns the worlds largest private undersea cable system, spanning 65,000 km seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications. Over 110,000 km of domestic optic fiber provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform, connecting 40 key business markets in India, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

Reliance Internet Data Center (RIDC)


RIDC provides Internet Data Center (IDC) services located in Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. Spread across 650,000 sq ft (60,000 m2) of hosting space, it offers IT infrastructure management services to large, medium and small enterprises. It is one of the leading data center service provider in India and provides services like colocation, managed server hosting, virtual private server and data security. It has launched cloud computing services, offering product under its infrastructure as a server

(Iaas) and software as a service (Saas) portfolio, which enables enterprises, mainly small and medium, a cost-effective IT infrastructure and application on pay-per-user model.

Reliance Digital TV
Reliance Big TV launched in August 2008 and thereafter acquired 1 million subscribers within 90 days of launch, the fastest ramp-up ever achieved by any DTH operator in the world. Reliance Big TV offers its 1.7 million customers DVD-quality pictures on over 200 channels using MPEG-4 technology.

Offices
Reliance Communications Limited has its offices in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna and Pune.

3G and BWA
On 19 May 2010, the 3G spectrum auction in India ended. Reliance Communications paid 5864.29 crores for spectrum in 13 circles. The circles it will provide 3G in are Assam, Orissa, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kolkata, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, North East, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal.[8] On 11 June 2010, the broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum auction in India ended. However, RCom said that it exited the broadband wireless access (BWA) auction a week before, after auction prices significantly exceeded its business case estimates. They are planning to focus on broadband wireless through 3G-ready pan India CDMA. RCOM has 3G spectrum for 13 circles. RCOM also said that they prefer LTE standard offering a single evolution path for both, CDMA & GSM networks, and that the WiMAX ecosystem has weakened after WiMAX operators like Clearwire and Yota moved to LTE.

Technology
Currently Reliance is only operator who provides up to 28 Mbps speed in india with its 3G

3G Coverage
Reliances 3G service is currently available in the following cities in 13 telecom circles: Telecom Circle Assam No. of Cities/Towns Towns 0

State/Region Assam

Bihar Bihar Jharkhand Delhi Himachal Pradesh Delhi NCR Himachal Pradesh

10 6 N/A 13

Arrah, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Chhapra, Gaya, Hajipur, Katihar, Muzaffarpur, Patna Bokaro, Chas, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Jharia, Ranchi Delhi Baddi, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Nalagarh, Palampur, Paonta Sahib, Chaupal, Shimla, Rampur, Rohru, Solan, Una Jammu, Srinagar Kolkata Jabalpur , Bhopal, Indore, Chinndwara and other major cities of MP.

Jammu & Jammu & 2 Kashmir Kashmir Kolkata1 Kolkata1 1 Madhya Madhya Pradesh Pradesh Chhattisgarh 0 2 Mumbai Mumbai2 1 Arunachal 0 Pradesh Meghalaya 0 0 North East Manipur Mizoram 0 Nagaland 0 Tripura 0 Orissa Punjab Rajasthan Orissa Punjab Rajasthan 3 6 12

Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, 15 other cities (expected March 2011) Amritsar, Batinda, Chandigarh3, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bhiwadi, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali, Pilani, Sri Ganganagar, Udaipur

West Bengal West Bengal4

VODAFONE

Group Plc and commenced operations in 1994 when its predecessor Hutchison Telecom acquired the cellular licence for Mumbai. Vodafone Essar now has operations in 20 circles with over 54.63 million customers. Vodafone is the worlds leading international mobile communications company. It now has operations in 25 countries across 5 continents and 40 partner networks with over 269 million customers worldwide. Vodafone has partnered with the Essar Group as its principal joint venture partner for the Indian market Vodafone Essar, formerly Hutchison Essar, is a cellular operator in India that covers 23 telecom circles in India. It is based in Mumbai. On July 2011, Vodafone Group agreed terms for the buy-out of its partner Essar from its Indian mobile phone business. The UK firm paid $5.46 billion to its Indian counterpart to take Essar out of its 33% stake in the Indian subsidiary. It will leave Vodafone owning 74% of the Indian business, while the other 26% will be owned by Indian investors, in compliance with Indian law. It is the second largest mobile phone operator in terms of revenue behind Bharti Airtel, and third largest in terms of customers. Vodafone had about 134.5 million customers as of February 2011. On 11 February, 2007, Vodafone agreed to acquire the controlling interest of 67% held by Li Ka Shing Holdings in Hutch-Essar for US$11.1 billion, pipping Reliance Communications, Hinduja Group, and Essar Group, which is the owner of the remaining 33%. The whole company was valued at USD 18.8 billion. The transaction closed on 8 May, 2007. Despite the official name being Vodafone Essar, its products are simply branded Vodafone. It offers both prepaid and postpaid GSM cellular phone coverage throughout India with good presence in the metros. Vodafone Essar provides 2.75G services based on 900 MHz and 1800 MHz digital GSM technology. Vodafone Essar will launch 3G services in the country in the January-March quarter of 2011 and plans to spend up to $500 million within two years on its 3G networks of an Indian Company , and are liable to be taxed in India. Vodafone Essar Limited

Type Industry Predecessor Founded

Limited Mobile telecommunications Hutchison Essar 1994

Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Mobile networks, Products Telecom services, Etc. Owner(s) Vodafone Group www.vodafone.in Website www.vodafone.com

Services 3G
On 19 May 2010, the 3G spectrum auction in India ended. Vodafone paid 11617.86 million (the second highest amount in the auctions) for spectrum in 9 circles. The circles it will provide 3G in are Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Kolkata, Maharashtra & Goa, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh (East) and West Bengal.[11] On 16 March, 2011, Vodafone launched 3G services in Uttar Pradesh (East) in the cities of Kanpur and Lucknow. Vodafone had already launched limited 3G services in Chennai and Delhi earlier, but the Uttar Pradesh (East) launch counts as its first fully commercial launch. This makes Vodafone the fifth private operator (seventh overall) to launch its 3G services in the country following Tata Docomo, Reliance Communications, Airtel and Aircel. On 23rd June, 2011 Vodafone launched 3G service in Kerala by joining with Idea in an Intra Circle Roaming agreement. Initially Vodafone 3G services will be available in the following cities in kerala Ernakulam, Aluva ,Calicut, Koyilandy , Alappuzha, Cherthala , Malappuram and Manjeri.

3G Coverage
Vodafones 3G service is currently available in the following cities of their respective circles: This is a list which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Telecom No. of State/Region Cities/Towns Circle Towns Delhi Delhi NCR N/A Delhi Gujarat Gujarat 4 Ahmedabad, Gandhidham, Rajkot, Surat Haryana Haryana 0 1 Kolkata Kolkata 1 Kolkata Maharashtra2 1 Nagpur Maharashtra and Goa Goa 2 Panaji/Caranzalem/Dona Paula, Margao 3 Mumbai Mumbai 1 Mumbai

Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu 3 Uttar Pradesh Eastern Uttar 2 (East) Pradesh Bihar Bihar 3 West Bengal West Bengal4 0 Kerala Kerala 8

Chennai, Coimbatore, Vellore Allahabad (April 2011), Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi(April 2011) Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur Ernakulam , Aluva, Calicut, Koyilandy, Alappuzha , Cherthala, Malappuram, Manjeri

Bharti Airtel

Established in 1995 by Sunil Mittal as a Public Limited Company, Airtel is the largest telecom service provider in Indian telecom sector. With market capitalization of over Rs. 1,360 billion, Airtel has 31% of total market share of GSM service providers. Providing GSM services in all the 23 circles, Airtel was the first private player in telecom sector to connect all states of India. Also, Airtel is the first mobile service provider to introduce the lifetime prepaid services and electronic recharge systems Bharti Airtel Limited

Type Industry Founded Founder(s) Headquarters Area served Key people Services

Public BSE: 532454 NSE: BHARTIARTL Telecommunications 7 July 1995 Sunil Bharti Mittal New Delhi, India South Asian & African countries and the Channel Islands Sunil Bharti Mittal
(Chairman) and (MD)

Mobile

Network

Revenue Operating income Profit Total assets Total equity Employees Parent Subsidiaries Website

Wireless Landline Broadband Satellite Television $9.290 billion (2010)[1] $2.313 billion (2010)[1] $2.079 billion (2010)[1] $15.527 billion (2010)[1] $9.491 billion (2010)[1] 24,501 (December 2010)[1] Bharti Enterprises (63.45%) SingTel (32.15%) Vodafone (4.4%) List[show] airtel.com

Bharti Airtel Limited (NSE: BHARTIARTL, BSE: 532454), commonly known as Airtel, is an Indian telecommunications company that operates in 19 countries across South Asia, Africa and the Channel Islands. It operates a GSM network in all countries, providing 2G or 3G services depending upon the country of operation. Airtel is the fifth largest telecom operator in the world with over 207.8 million subscribers across 19 countries at the end of 2010. It is the largest cellular service provider in India, with over 169.18 million subscribers as of June 2011. Airtel is the 3rd largest in-country mobile operator by subscriber base, behind China Mobile and China Unicom. Airtel also offers fixed line services and broadband services. It offers its telecom services under the Airtel brand and is headed by Sunil Bharti Mittal. Bharti Airtel is the first Indian telecom service provider to achieve this Cisco Gold Certification. To earn Gold Certification, Bharti Airtel had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.The company also provides landline telephone services and broadband Internet access (DSL) in over 96 cities in India. It also acts as a carrier for national and international long distance communication services. The company has a submarine cable landing station at Chennai, which connects the submarine cable connecMobile Airtel has nationwide presence and is the market leader with a market share of almost completely(as of May 2010). It is 6th most valued brand according to an annual survey conducted by Brand Finance and The Economic Times in 2010. On 19 October 2004, Airtel announced the launch of a BlackBerry Wireless Solution in India. The launch is a result of a tie-up between Bharti Tele-Ventures Limited and Research In Motion (RIM).

The Apple iPhone 3G was rolled out in India on 22 August 2008 by Airtel & Vodafone. Both the cellular service providers rolled out their Apple iPhone 3GS in the first quarter of 2010. However, high prices and contract bonds discouraged consumers and it was not as successful for both the service providers as much as the iPhone is successful in other markets of the world. The Apple iPhone 4 was introduced on 27 May 2011 by Airtel & Aircel.

Services
3G
On May 18, 2010, 3G spectrum auction was completed and Airtel will have to pay the Indian government 12,295 crore (US$2.74 billion) for spectrum in 13 circles, the most amount spent by an operator in this auction. Airtel won 3G licences in 13 telecom circles of India: Delhi, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh (east), Rajasthan, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, North East, Jammu & Kashmir. Airtel also operates 3G services in Maharastra & Goa through ann agreement with Vodafone. On 20 September 2010, Bharti Airtel said that it has given contracts to Ericsson India, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Huawei Technologies to set up infrastructure for providing 3G services in the country. These vendors will plan, design, deploy and maintain 3G-HSPA (third generation, high speed packet access) networks in 13 telecom circles where the company has won 3G licences. While Bharti Airtel has awarded network contracts for seven 3G circles to Ericsson India, NSN would manage networks in three circles. Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has been introduced as the third partner for three circles. On January 24, 2011, Airtel launched 3G services in Bangalore, Karnataka - its largest circle by revenue. With this launch, Airtel became the third private operator (fifth overall) to launch its 3G services in the country following Reliance Communications and Tata Docomo. On January 27, 2011, Airtel launched 3G in Chennai and Coimbatore. On July 27,2011 Airtel launched 3G in 3 Major Cities in Kerala(Trivandrum,Cochin&Calicut) with 3G network sharing agreement between idea. On August 3, 2011, Airtel launched 3G in Maharashtra & Goa with 3G network sharing agreement between idea. Airtel plans to cover 1,500 cities across 13 circles by the end of March 2012. The company, which has 3G licences for 13 circles, is also in talks with other service providers to roll out the services in the remaining 10 circles as part of its roaming offerings. Airtel had about 3 million 3G subscribers as of May 2011.

IDEA

Established by AT&T, Aditya Birla Group and TataGroup as joint venture, Idea Cellular, is a part of Aditya Birla Nuvo, a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, Idea is growing its network in 11 circles. Idea offers both prepaid and post paid services in the GSM network. Having 13% market share, Idea has a base of 2.3 crores subscribers all over the country. A three-year contract was signed between Idea cellular and Ericsson for GSM expansion. The network will now cover Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh telecom circles (operator-licensed areas). Idea Cellular, usually referred to as Idea, is a wireless telephony company operating in all the 22 telecom circles in India based in Mumbai. Idea Cellular Ltd.

Type Industry Founded Headquarters Key people Products Revenue Operating income Net income

Public BSE: 532822 NSE: IDEA Telecommunications 1995 Santacruz East, Mumbai, India[1] Kumar Mangalam Birla
(Chairman)

Mobile 15,389.00 crore (US$3.43 billion) (2011)[2] 2,879.33 crore (US$642.09 million) (2011) 844.60 crore (US$188.35 million) (2011)

Total assets Employees Parent Website

US$5.334 billion (2010) 6,481 (2010) Aditya Birla Group (49.05%) Axiata Group Berhad (15%) Providence Equity (10.6%) IdeaCellular.com

Customer service
The company has its retail outlets under the "My Idea" banner. The company has also been the first to offer flexible tariff plans for prepaid customers. It also offers GPRS services in urban areas. Idea Cellular won the GSM Association Award for "Best Billing and Customer Care Solution" for 2 consecutive years IDEA Cellular has been recognized as the 'Most Customer Responsive Company' in the Telecom sector, at the prestigious Avaya GlobalConnect Customer Responsiveness Awards 2010

3G
On 19 May 2010, the 3G spectrum auction in India ended. Idea paid 5768.59 crores for spectrum in 11 circles. The circles it will provide 3G in are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Goa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh (East) and Uttar Pradesh (West). On 28 March 2011, Idea launched 3G services in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The launch cities were Ahmedabad, Shimla and Indore. This makes Idea the sixth private operator (eighth overall) to launch its 3G services in the country following Tata Docomo, Reliance Communications, Airtel, Aircel and Vodafone. Idea currently supports up to 21.1 Mbps over 2G speeds of 256 Kbps. However, different handsets support different speeds, from 384 Kbps, 3.6 Mbps, 7.2 Mbps or 21.1 Mbps. Speeds also depend on the 3G plan/recharge that users opt for The operator announced that IDEA 3G services will be available in 200 towns of 11 3G circles by mid-April 2011, progressively growing at the rate of ten towns per day to cover 750 towns by mid-2011 and 4000 towns by the end of 2012.

3G Coverage
Ideas 3G service is currently available in the following cities in 11 telecom circles:
Source:

No. Teleco State/Re of m Cities/Towns gion Tow Circle ns Akiveedu, Amalapuram, Choutuppal, Hyderabad, Jaggaiahpet, Andhra Andhra 13 Kamareddy, Machilipatnam, Narsapur, Palakol, Tadepalligudem, Pradesh Pradesh Vizag, Vijayawada, Yanam Gujarat Gujarat 2 Ahmedabad, Daman Haryana Haryana 8 Ambala, Bhiwani, Hansi, Hisar, Jhajjar, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak Himach Himacha al l 5 Shimla, Baddi, Mandi, Sundernagar, Dharamshala Pradesh Pradesh Jammu Jammu & & 0 Kashmi Kashmir r Madhya 3 Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior Pradesh Madhya RAIPUR, DURG & Pradesh Chhattis 8 BHILLAI,BILASPUR,CHAMPA&JHANJGIR,KORBA,AMBIK garh APUR,RAIGAD,RAJNANDGAON Mahara Maharas 3 Nagpur, Nashik, Pune htra shtra and Goa Goa 3 Ponda, Panaji, Margao Punjab Punjab 0 Kerala Kerala 0 Trivandrum,Cochin and Calicut Delhi Delhi 1 Delhi Kolkata Kolkata 1 Kolkata Uttar Eastern Pradesh Uttar 6 Allahabad, Azamgarh, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Sitapur (East) Pradesh Ideas 3G service recently launched in mumbai with 3G network sharing agreement with Airtel. [Idea has launched 3G services in Chennai network sharing with Vodafone]

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