Accolades

Corporate Awards:

  • Bagged the Amity Leadership Awards- 2013 in leveraging IT in Telecommunications Sector
  • Winner of the Citizen Journalist Awards- 2013
  • Idea CTO Anil Tandan won the 'CTO of the Year Award' at Voice & Data Awards 2012
  • 'Emerging Company of The Year Award' : Economic Times Corporate Excellence Award 2009
  • 'Mobile Operator of the Year - India' : Asian Mobile News Awards in 2007 & '08

Service Delivery Awards:

  • Received the Amity Telecom Excellence Award for 'The Best Rural Services Provider of the Year 2013'
  • Winner of ET Telecom Awards 2012, for 'Customer Experience Enhancement'
  • Idea won the Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2012 for implementation of Hub-Spoke model under 'Innovative Telecom Business Model' category
  • Idea won the Amity Telecom Excellence Award for 'The Best Rural Service Provider of the Year 2012'
  • 'Most Customer Responsive Company' in the Telecom sector: Avaya GlobalConnect Awards 2010
  • Idea Insta-Alert chosen as 'Nominee by the 2010 GSMA Awards Judges' under Best Billing and Customer Care Solution category
  • 'Best Billing and Customer Care Solution Award in 2006 & '07: GSM Association

Marketing Awards:

  • Winner of ET Telecom Awards 2012, in the categories, 'Excellence in Marketing', and 'Innovative Products'
  • 'Golden Peacock Award 2008' for Most Innovative Product & Services

HR Awards:

  • No.1 Telecom Operator Brand of choice by Great Places to Work For in 2011
  • Featured in the, 'Best Companies to Work for' Survey by BT in 2010
  • As per the 10th BT Survey conducted along with "Indicus" & "Peoplestrong" (Analytics & Consulting companies) in Best Companies to Work For – Idea ranked in the Top 3 of Telecom & Allied Companies sector.
  • Idea Cellular Ltd has been ranked #1 in the Telecommunications sector as part of India's Best Company to Work Study in 2013 and in the previous participation year 2011 as well.
  • It has Ranked #17 in the overall ranking of India's best Companies to Work for 2013 amongst 550 companies which had participated across sectors on an All India basis.
  • Idea has been awarded the "Best Place to Work" at the Asia Communication Awards 2013. These awards recognize the achievements of best telecom companies across Asia.
  • Idea has been recognized as one of the best companies to work for in the "Top 25 Best Companies to Work For Awards 2016" conducted by Business Today and PeopleStrong in collaboration with Naukri.com

Brand Awards:

  • 3rd Best Client of the Year at EFFIES – January 2014
  • 2 Gold Awards in the ‘Integrated Advertising Campaign and Services  - Telecom & Related products category' for Honey Bunny and Telephone Exchange campaigns; 1 Silver Award in the 'Services - Telecom & related products category' for Honey Bunny; and 1 Bronze Award in Best On-going campaign category for 'What an Idea!' series.
  • Bagged awards of our various brand initiatives from two media houses - exchange for media and Pitch for excellence in Media
  • CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards 2013, Idea was awarded the 'Storyboard Brand Campaign of the Year Award' for the Honey Bunny campaign.
  • World Communication Awards 2012 'Best Brand Campaign of the Year for 3G Population
  • Idea won Gold for the 3G Population brand campaign at The 2012 APPIES - the Asia Pacific Marketing Congress
  • Best use of Social Media - India Social Case Campaign in 2012
  • Bronze Awards for innovation in Ambient and TV Media in 2012
  • Best Video Creative made for Internet/ Mobile Media at the Exchange for Media Digital Awards- 2011
  • Best use of Online Banner Advertising at the Digital Media Awards in 2011
  • Yahoo Big Idea Chair Best Online Advertising in 2011
  • The latest is GOLD EFFIE to MNP Campaign in 2011
  • The same campaign won under the category, 'Relationship building' at the Annual MMA Global Awards in 2011
  • Olive Crown Gold Award for the Green Brand of the year at Goafest in 2011
  • Silver at the Indian Digital Media Awards in 2011
  • 'Most outstanding use of Radio in an Ad campaign' at the India Radio Forum in 2011
  • 'Digital Brand of the Year': Campaign India Digital Media Awards, presented by BBC.com in 2010
  • 'Best Ad Campaign' : Tele.Net Telecom Awards 2010
  • Won 2 awards for, 'Use Mobile, Save Paper' at the Effies in 2010
  • '4th Buzziest Brand in India' in 2009, '10: agencyfaqs
  • Silver at the Yahoo Big Chair in the 'Best use of Technology' for the 'Language translator Mobile App' in 2010
  • Social Media Campaign of the Year at the WAT Awards in 2010
  • Digital Media Campaign of the Year at the WAT Awards in 2010
  • 'Best Celebrity Endorsement of the Year Award' with Brand Ambassador Abhishek Bachchan in 2009: NDTV
  • Featured amongst the countries prominent, 'Powerbrands'
  • Ranked 28th amongst all products and services brands climbing 117 ranks over last year
  • 'Break the Language Barrier' won many accolades across digital, radio, TV and media innovation