After the cancellation of 2G licenses, it is now turn for Videocon to shut down services in most of the circles where they operate as we came to know from our sources. This is the 3rd operator after STel and Cheers Mobile who went to close operations.
In 2008 Videocon got license and 2G GSM spectrum for 21 circles, and in Punjab they operate as brand sharing agreement between QTL and Videocon. Videocon is commercially available in selected circles like Tamilnadu, Mumbai & Maharastra, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab and Kerala. While 18 circles out of 22 are listed on Videocon’s website to show their minimal presence to meet roll out oligations.
As per our sources, Videocon will shut down their services all circles except those circles having more than 5 lakh customers. The operating circles of Videocon Mobile will be Tamilnadu incl. Chennai, Punjab & Haryana and M.P & Mumbai. Currently M.P has largest Videocon customer base.
Renjith M a TelecomTalk reader and a Videocon customer from kerala cited that recharge is disabled in Kerala for 3 days and most of the FRC (First Recharge Coupon) are withdrawn.
As per our sources now few Selected FRC will be available for the customers in the above mentioned operating circles.