Vodafone India announced that it will launch its 4G services in Delhi/NCR by December 2015. Key corridors of Delhi/NCR will be part of the first wave of the 4G roll-out, which will be launched across the circle in a phased manner.
Testing of 4G services has commenced successfully. Vodafone India has partnered with leading global technology infrastructure service providers for the network roll-out. With some of the latest technological developments on the anvil, Vodafone is building robust and resilient network architecture with a strong backup to support the volumes and need for speed from customers.
Further, Vodafone is investing heavily into high capacity Fibre/backhaul to significantly increase the internet connectivity to the rest of the world, which will benefit all its data subscribers. Delhi/NCR with around 30% of data revenues is one of the top data markets for Vodafone in India and is growing at around 50% YoY.
Announcing this, Apoorva Mehrotra, Business Head–Delhi and NCR, Vodafone India, said, “We are one of the leading service provider in Delhi/NCR and our customers have a lot to look forward to. We are excited to launch our new 4G services on the superior 1800 MHz band for our customers. Having launched 4G services in several countries, Vodafone has the requisite expertise and experience to ensure that its service in Delhi/NCR will be best in class. We will continue to pursue our customer centric strategy of continuing to meet their evolving needs for better and smarter connectivity for both voice and data.”
Vodafone India remains committed towards making necessary investments in network expansion and modernization for enhancing overall customer experience. Vodafone has invested more than INR 350 crores to upgrade the existing voice and data network and installed more than 550 sites in the last 6 months in Delhi/NCR. It has also made significant investments in upgrading its own network plus modernizing the radio network and switching systems to provide customers with a superior mobile internet experience. In addition, charging platforms have also been upgraded to facilitate a wider bouquet of products and services.