Currently Idea has deployed 4G services in 10 circles. It launched 4G in Himachal Pradesh last month and plans to roll out 4G services in 9 new service areas of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh West, Uttar Pradesh East, Bihar & Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Bombay, West Bengal, Assam, and Jammu & Kashmir by March 2017
Note than an Idea user on 4G will automatically drop to a lower technology (3G) in case of non-availability of 4G in a service area. The company claims to have 3.073 million 4G customers for the quarter ended September 2016 (Q2 FY17). In the same quarter, Idea reported an overall subscriber base of 178.8 million, with some 30.7 million of them using mobile broadband services.