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Cut prices, pass GST benefits to customers: Govt tells telcos

Under the Goods and Services Tax regime, which will come into being from July 1, telecom services will attract an 18 per cent levy. Service providers can claim input tax credit (ITC) which will bring down the effective incidence of the levy.

The service will be available for new and existing Idea subscribers in Mumbai circle for a period of three months.
The service will cover areas where no networks are present and be provided by INMARSAT which has 14 satellites.
Idea Cellular is plannig to offer 30 GB data to prospective 4G customers on purchase of select smartphones from Flipkart.
Airtel has released the myHome promotional plan, which promises a maximum of 250 GB of free data to its broadband users.