Vodafone rolls out 3G services on its own network in Shillong

Telecom operator Vodafone India has launched its 3G services on its own network in Shillong in Meghalaya. In order to provide high speed mobile internet services to its customers in the Meghalaya, Vodafone has so far deployed 68 new 3G towers and is in the process of adding more sites, a statement said.


The company said that the launch will help over 2.8 lakh citizens of the city to experience Vodafone 3G services.

Alok Verma, Business Head- Assam & North East, Vodafone India, said, “With this launch our valued customers across Shillong will now avail of faster, smarter, better speeds and superior data browsing experience at the existing 3G tariffs. Our aim is to accelerate mobile internet adoption through penetration, consumption and value addition, and we are confident that this move will facilitate in quicker adoption, better usage and a superfast internet experience on the go.”

Earlier, Vodafone had been offering 3G services in Assam and North East circle via bilateral roaming agreements (ICR) with other operators. In March 2015 auctions, Vodafone India acquired 2100 Mhz (3G) spectrum for Assam and North East circle and has made significant investments to modernise its network.

Vodafone India has more than 4.8 million customers in the Assam & North East circle with 40% being data users. Vodafone has been rolling out its own 3G network in a phased manner across Assam & North East Circle. It has recently launched its own 3G services in Jowai, Nongpoh and Tura in Meghalaya. Apart from these markets,

Vodafone has also rolled out its own 3G network in Jorhat, Guwahati, Tezpur, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Digboi, Tinsukia and Bongaigoan in Assam; Itanagar, Bomdila, Tawang, Along, Basar,Bhalukpong, Dirang, Changlang, Palin and Seppa in Arunachal Pradesh; and Kohima and Dimapur in Nagaland.

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January 14, 2016 11:07 am 11:07 AM

Of topic: Vodafone has launched their own 3g in up west circle. I’m able to use their own 3g from last 10 days earlier I was not able to latch their own 3g. But now im able to use. Speed is also so high compare to idea and Airtel. One more benefit of Vodafone is you can latch on idea and Airtel 3g. Which makes me the fan of Vodafone. Best offers also kills these better then idea

January 13, 2016 3:33 pm 3:33 PM

Today..I ported fro idea to vodafone and got local [email protected]/2sec for 90days. I was given 50mb 3g net also, but mistakenly i dialled 1925 to stop default data charge without net pack..but after that my 50mb data pack has gone!!!! This was not the case with idea, they simply stops data charge from main a/c!

Then whats the use of 1925??

Prasath J
January 14, 2016 11:07 am 11:07 AM

What more do you expect from Fraudophone??

January 14, 2016 12:16 am 12:16 AM

Restart data services from 1925 and you should be back from where you left your data pack. Atleast that is what happened with my Vodafone Postpaid. On deactivation through 1925, your gprs service is suspended however the data pack remains active.

January 13, 2016 5:49 pm 5:49 PM

data balance “0” hoy na.. 1925 data service stop Kore ba start Kore….. You can complaint against fraudafone cheating business.