Idea Cellular the plain vanilla voice operator hiked 2G Voice Tariffs for its large pre-paid subscriber base (95%) across 12 circles based on Big Data Analytics of its Billing Team so that the pinch is not felt on the pockets of consumer and yet Revenue Per Minute [RPM] goes up marginally across each circle. The Analytics team chooses the most optimal way to do this so that the company doesn’t lose consumers as well yet maximize the profit in the cluster / circle.
Idea Cellular the plain vanilla wireless operator in India continued to withdraw benefits in bits & pieces provided to its 90% of its pre-paid subscribers by means of Special Tariff Vouchers / STV or STD Packs, etc. This is in-line with Airtel and Vodafone as these operators have come under pressure from the Corrupt Government and DoT increasing il-legal levies and charges on spectrum not permissible under the law.
The STV / Recharge Vouchers and Packs Modified in may 2013 are as follows,
India’s Most efficient on Cost Plain Vanilla Wireless Operator Idea Cellular was not too far behind market leaders – Airtel and Vodafone in Hiking Tariffs. The Trio Combined control over 2/3rd of the Indian Cellular Revenues. Here is a list of circles where Idea Cellular hiked its Tariff to increase ts RPM without negatively affecting the overall MoU or Traffic pattern. Idea infact managed to increase Revenues in several circles despite undertaking the hike.