Vodafone, with the aim to intensify its growth in India announced the launch of 4G service across 2400 cities and eight new telecom circles of the country. Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood, today in a formal press meet announced company’s plan to enlarge its super Vodafone 4G net in India and declared the service to be available in 2400 more cities together with eight new Indian telecom circles by the end of March 2017.
While giving the statement, Mr Sood said, in order to enhance the 4G service in the country, Vodafone India is looking forward to rolling out its 4G plans following the spectrum auction. By employing this won spectrum, the organisation will make Vodafone SuperNetT 4G services accessible countrywide across 2400 cities and eight additional circles by the end of this financial year. Previously, Vodafone declared to roll out the Vodafone SuperNetT 4G services in 1000 towns, but rather than 1000 towns; the service initially will be commenced in 2400 cities.
In the recently ended spectrum auction in October, Vodafone bought spectrum bands worth Rs 20,280 crore in the major telecom circles across 1800, 2100 and 2500 MHz bands and using these bands; now the company is looking forward to enlarging its 4G service range in the country. Currently, Vodafone’s 4G services are operating in 9 of 22 telecom circles including Delhi & NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Karnataka, Kerala, Gujarat, UP (East), Haryana, and West Bengal. Now, the company is gearing up to launch superfast 4G service is telecom circles like to expand 4G services to Maharashtra, Odisha, Assam & North East, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and UP (West).
Vodafone, while declaring this news, said that, currently, in Gujarat, around 3 million users have upgraded to Vodafone 4G services following the campaign of 4G SIM card exchange run by Vodafone in the past couple of months.