Idea Cellular & Nokia join hands for handsets

MUMBAI: Idea Cellular has joined hands Nokia to provice its integrated suite of services on a range of mid to high-end handsets.

This will offer consumers the combined advantage of easy to use devices with an enhanced experience in Internet services, content and browsing on Idea’s high speed 2.75G EDGE networks across India.

The company also has plans to introduce several offers and innovative tariff plans, on various devices, starting with the N96, in early September, targeted at a varied cross-section of customers.
As a part of this cooperation, Idea and Nokia, have agreed that Idea customers will get faster and easier access to all of Idea’s internet and entertainment services on a wide range of mutually identified mid and high-end Nokia handsets. Idea customers will be able to access the widest choice of Internet services.

Idea Cellular managing director Sanjeev Aga said, “Idea has been at the forefront of innovation and customer delight in the Indian telecom sector and these are indeed interesting times for our company, having just launched in Mumbai last week. We are pleased to partner with Nokia in leading the industry to bring customers a complete suite of Idea communications, browsing, content and Internet services. This is a logical step for Idea to take, as it will further help augment our customer experience, as these high – end Nokia hand phones are known worldwide for their versatility and utility.”

‘We, at Nokia, are committed to providing mobile phone users in India an enhanced mobile experience, leveraging the strength of our operator partners as well as our extensive distribution network.  We are now happy to offer consumers an option to choose from a wide range services from Idea Cellular on our mid to high-end handsets,” added Nokia India vice president and managing director D Shivakumar.