Idea Cellular pre-paid customers in Delhi and NCR will now have to cough out more for using data as the company has increased rates by over 18 per cent with effect from June 3.
The company has made changes in most of the recharges and vouchers for 2G and 3G services.
According to industry sources, the company also plans to increase the data tariffs in five-six more circles in the coming days.
According to information taken from customer care of Idea Cellular, the company has increased 3G data tariffs by over 18 per cent and 2G tariffs by 11 per cent.
The company has also reduced validity of various packs.
For instance, customers will now get a validity of 7 days with a recharge of Rs 247 for 1 GB, while earlier it used to cost Rs 249 with 28 days validity.
Idea is the first telecom operator, which has increased data tariffs after the March spectrum auctions.