Idea Cellular has launched i-Roam, a special data pack for international roaming, which offer a reduced international roaming tariff for postpaid customers. Along with, an additional pack has also been introduced which offer unlimited data roaming across eight Asian countries.
The international roaming pack comes in prices of Rs. 1499 INR and Rs. 599 INR. The specifications of the pack are
- Local outgoing calls/SMS at Rs. 15/min.
- Incoming calls and international outgoing calls will be at Rs. 30/min.
- Data usage charged at Rs. 30/MB.
- Roaming of Rs. 1499 has 30mins bundled incoming minutes, valid for 30 days.
- Pack of Rs. 599 has 10 days validity, with no free minutes.
The i-Roam Pack plan details are:
- Valid in 40 countries.
- Valid for 30 days
- 30 minutes free incoming
- Local outgoing call/SMS priced at Rs. 15/min
- International calls/Incoming calls at Rs. 30/min
- Activation keyword- SMS ACTIR1499 to 12345
- Valid in 40 countries
- Validity of 10 days.
- No free incoming.
- Local outgoing call/SMS at Rs. 15
- International calls at Rs. 30/min
- Activation keyword- SMS ACTIR599 to 12345
According to Idea, the i-Roam packs will offer 80% discount on voice call and up to 95% discount on data usage in 40 countries. Idea has also launched a Data Roam Pack called the DR599 which offer unlimited data roaming in 8 countries. Applicable in countries like Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Philippines, this pack is applicable only for international data.