Archive for ‘Idea Cellular’ Category


One Nation One Sim

October 5th, 2012

Imagine that there is no extra roaming charge when you travel all over the country. Yes, it may now be possible according to a mandate that may be passed by Telecom Regulatory Association of India (TRAI). There won’t be any roaming charges applied nationwide from next year. There is no such fixed date as in when the rule will come into play; it is tentatively set for early next year.

The decision by TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) will definitely (more…)

Nimbuzz Ping Will Not Be Available Till September 1st, 2012

August 22nd, 2012

Hi guys,

Due to recent restrictions on SMS imposed by the Indian Government, Nimbuzz Ping will not be available to use till the 1st of September. Although Nimbuzz Ping is a nifty utility which helps you keep in touch with each other without the need for a smartphone, it has been classified under the A2P promotional SMS category and therefore restricted due to National Security reasons.

We apologize for this and assure you that Nimbuzz Ping will be back up as soon as the restriction is lifted. Till then you can use our web messenger to keep in touch with your friends and family.

Stay Safe. Stay Connected.

Nimbuzz Comes Pre-loaded On Swipe Tablets

August 17th, 2012

Swipe Telecom has just launched some very affordable tablets in the Indian market. One of them is a 3D tablet! That is a first for the Indian Tablet market. There are three different variants – the Float, Holo and 3D Life.

You can check out the tablets here.

Why are we telling you all this?

This is because the Swipe tablets come pre-loaded with all the ‘appy goodness’ you would want. Guess which awesome app is also included in that? Yes, Nimbuzz is supported out of the box in the Swipe Tablets so you don’t have to download it from Google Play or the Amazon App Store.

You can buy the Swipe tabs from our Ncarry store. Visit this link for more details.

So what does the Nimbuzz Android App do?

• FREE HD VOICE CALLS – Great quality telephonic sound over Wi-Fi or 3G.

HD quality voice calls for free with all your Nimbuzz Messenger contacts.

• FREE MESSAGING – Tired of paying 1 buck a text.

Replace SMS with unlimited free chat.

• OFFLINE MESSAGES: You’ll never have to worry about missing a message.

Even if you miss your push notifications or turn off your phone, Nimbuzz saves your messages offline until you retrieve them the next time you boot up Nimbuzz.

• CHEAP INTERNATIONAL CALLS – Got family and friends abroad well, Nimbuzz makes the world a smaller place. Buy Nimbuzz Out credits and make really cheap international calls to mobile and landlines.

• SIP VOIP ACCOUNTS – Connect to any of our existing SIP partners or to any other SIP provider and enjoy extremely low cost calls.

• CHAT BUDDIES – If you’re bored in class just boot up one of our popular chat buddies for Twitter, Cricket, Astrology etc. They are very entertaining.

• AND MUCH MORE: Custom chat wallpaper, Landscape mode, Contact sorting, improved Presence Icons, precise message time stamps, Chat history, N-world, free Avatars and much more.

We hope that all you guys who are looking to buy the Swipe tablet love our app. The Nimbuzz Android app is built from the ground up to take advantage of the very capable open source goodness of Android. It will keep you connected with all your friends, family and colleagues. Give it a spin and let us know how you like it.

Cheers.

Vodafone, IDEA and Reliance follow Airtel with 3G price cuts (just like we predicted)!

May 26th, 2012

We blogged last time about how Airtel has reduced its 3G prices because of the lukewarm reception to 3G and its prices . We had also predicted how this will be a domino effect of sorts and other carriers will soon do the same. That has now come true with Vodafone, Idea and Reliance dropping the rates for their 3G connections.

Check all the images below for price sheets:

Idea Cellular:

Vodafone:

Reliance:

In case you missed our last blog post, here is the Price sheet for Airtel :

This is some awesome news for our Indian users since now they can browse the internet, use their apps, download, stream and chat all they want at affordable 3G speeds. Nimbuzz is like a speed-rocket on 3G. I am sure you guys will have fun.

Stay connected always!

Cheers :)

Idea introduces pocket friendly daily packs at Rs. 5 in Delhi NCR & Mumbai

January 3rd, 2011

IDEA Cellular has announced pocket friendly daily packs for its subscribers in Delhi & NCR region and Mumbai region users. The new and affordable daily packs come with huge benefits for prepaid customers who can now choose from an array of services such as Idea to Idea night calling, Free Local/STD minutes and SMS & GPRS offerings at extremely attractive rates.

How to get this plan?

Idea prepaid subscriber can simply dial Dial *369# and choose any one or multiple packs from the menu of attractive offers. Idea subscribers in Mumbai can activate it by dialing *777*1046#.

How much it will cost?

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