Update: Vodafone officially launches 4G services in Kochi (with Speed test details)

By December 8th, 2015 AT 1:36 PM

Vodafone India, the country’s second largest carrier, Tuesday said that its commercial 4G services will be operational from December 14 in Kochi. Vodafone is also providing free 4G upgrade with a SIM, with a trial pack of 120MB at Rs 29 and a bonanza pack of 20GB at Rs 2499 .

“The launch of ultrafast 4G services in India will give customers the power to experience the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the world,” Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone India said. “Vodafone’s global expertise and experience of launching 4G across 19 countries gives it a better understanding of this technology and the needs of the 4G customer,” Sood added.

The telco is leveraging FD-LTE technology to provide 4G services using the 1800 MHz band. Vodafone’s 4G-LTE services can be accessed from a number of dual-technology (FD-LTE and TD-LTE) 4G handsets in India. The company said that its 4G is built on a strong fibre backhaul, and is supported by its own new and superfast 3G services on a modern network of 2100 MHz. The 4G launch makes Vodafone the first telecom operator in Kerala to offer 2G/3G/4G services.

Kerala is a focus market for Vodafone India. Over the last 18 months, the company has invested more than Rs 700 crores in Kerala towards network expansion and modernization to build a technology and energy efficient network architecture to support the volumes and need for speed from customers.

The company is also providing free unlimited movie subscription through a partnership with Hungama Play along with a 4G connection.Further, Vodafone’s 4G customers would also be provided with free unlimited music streaming through Vodafone Music. All Vodafone 4G customers will get 100% extra data for 3 months, the company said.


Vodafone 4G Kerala Speed test details : 


The company, in a statement, said that it will increase the intensity of its 4G rollout covering important metros such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata in the first phase as testing of 4G services in these locations has already commenced successfully. Vodafone had successfully acquired 4G (LTE) spectrum in 5 circles– Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kerala and Karnataka in February 2014 auctions.

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Will Qualcomm MSM8928-2 support volte


Vodafone 4g working on huwaei honor but not on iPhone 6s (a1688) at kochi
But the same phone works fine with airtel 4g. Any help?

Jyotirmoy Manna
Jyotirmoy Manna

CHeck band compatibility.


These are the compatible frequencies on iPhone 6s model A1688 : 1 (2100 MHz) 2 (1900 MHz) 3 (1800 MHz) 4 (AWS) 5 (850 MHz) 7 (2600 MHz) 8 (900 MHz) 12 (700 MHz) 13 (700c MHz) 17 (700b MHz) 18 (800 MHz) 19 (800 MHz) 20 (800 DD) 25 (1900 MHz) 26 (800 MHz) 27 (800 MHz) 28 (700 APT MHz) 29 (700 de MHz) 38 (TD 2600) 39 (TD 1900) 40 (TD 2300) 41 (TD 2500) So I think compatibility is not the issue. Meanwhile I have contacted vodafone call centre and they told me that my 3G… Read more »


Finally my issues were solved. I’m on vodafone 4G now 🙂
This is the speed test result whem I am inside a building :


Jyotirmoy Manna
Jyotirmoy Manna

How has it been solved ?


What speeds are u getting on4g?


Got around 10-15 on Vodafone 4G and
Got 7-10 Mbps on Airtel 4G

Kiran Fernandes
Kiran Fernandes

10 to 15Mbps is as good as 3g. Vodafone’s peak 3g speed is 16 to 18Mbps

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