Idea Cellular has entered into partnership with e-commerce company Flipkart to offer data benefits for those users who buy 4G-enabled smartphones through the site, an Indian Express report said. Those users who go for Rs 356 recharge will get 30 GB 4G data without any daily data limit, along with unlimited local, national voice calling. As per the report, the deal is only available for 4G-enabled smartphones which are priced between Rs 4,000 to Rs 25,000 on Flipkart. Apart from this, users who recharge with Rs 191 can get 10 GB data with no day to day limit. Users can avail the deals on 4G-enabled smartphones from brands like Micromax, Lenovo, Panasonic and Motorola. Existing customers as well new users can benefit from this.
The offer by Idea, has come at a time when the e-commerce company is hosting its Big 10 Sale, offering deals in several categories like ‘Electronics and Accessories’, ‘Mobiles & Tablets’, ‘Fashion and Lifestyle’, ‘TVs & Appliances’ and ‘Home & Furniture’. Motorola smartphones can be availed at at up to Rs 15,000 off, while Flipkart is offering Rs 19,000 off on iPhone 7, 6S and more, the Indian Express report said.
Recently, Idea came out with a new plan for its postpaid customers, in which the company is offering 1GB of 4G data per day for Rs 300 a month on 4G handsets. The deal can be availed only on limited rental plans of Rs 199 and above.
The data war has increased in the country thanks to Reliance Jio. The telecom operators are competing with each other to provide cheapest possible data benefits to their customers. Reliance Jio has special plans currently for its Prime members, giving them 1GB and 2GB data per day at a recharge of Rs 309 and Rs 509 respectively.
HIGHLIGHTS – Idea Cellular targets high data usage customers via offers on Flipkart
1. Idea customers who recharge with Rs 356 will get 30 GB 4G data with no daily data limit, and unlimited local, national voice calling
2. Deals available exclusively on Flipkart on a range of 4G smartphone models priced in range of Rs 4,000 to Rs 25,000
3. Idea prepaid customers upgrading to 4G smartphones can get special recharges of Rs. 356 and Rs. 191 offering huge data benefits, apart from getting unmatched prices on select range of smartphones, special exchange offers, and cash back on Flipkart.
4. Idea customers who recharge with Rs. 356 will get 30 GB 4G Data with no daily data limit, and unlimited local and national voice calling.
5. On Rs. 191 recharge, Idea customers will get 10GB of data with no daily limit on their new smartphones.
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6. These deals are available exclusively on Flipkart on a range of 4G smartphone models like Lenovo, Micromax, Motorola, and Panasonic, priced in the range of Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 25,000.
7. The offers are also available for both existing as well as new Idea customers.) Further company coverage.
(With inputs from Reuters)