After Successful commercial launch of GSM Mobile Services in Chennai and Coimbatore (Tamilnadu), Videocon Telecommunications Ltd. (VTL) today announced that the company will launch its Mobile services in Punjab telecom circles by 10th April 2010.
Videocon's Punjab circle GSM services will be launched in association with HFCL Infotel Ltd (Connect Fixed line and Ping CDMA Services) under the Brand sharing agreement between both companies.
The core GSM network is ready in all key cities and towns in Punjab telecom circle.The commercial GSM Mobile services will be launched on 10 April 2010. Videcon will be 7th GSM operator in Punjab, the six other operators are Airtel, BSNL, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Reliance GSM and Tata Docomo.
Earlier on 27 March 2010,Videocon announced that the company will roll out in key cities across Punjab & Haryana including Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala, Ambala and Panipat; Gujarat including Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat; Kerala including Cochin and Trivandrum, Madhya Pradesh including Bhopal and Indore and Mumbai over the next fortnight.
Prominent cities like Lucknow, Meerut, Allahabad & Varanasi; Pune, Nagpur & Aurangabad and Hyderabad & Vishakhapatnam are also included in the aggressive 100 city 100 days roll-out of Videocon Mobile Services.
Videocon Telecommunications Ltd has UAS licenses for all the 23 circles across India and as per its announcement it would be pan-India operator by September 2010.