Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015

Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015. Important data markets including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Kochi will be part of the first wave of the roll-out. In addition, Vodafone India will also roll out its own 3G networks in 7 circles – Assam, North East, UPWest, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha, to expand its overall 3G footprint to 16 circles across the country.


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 backhaul to support the volumes and need for speed from customers.

Vodafone India had successfully acquired additional 4G (LTE) spectrum in 5 circles viz. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kerala and Karnataka in February 2014 auctions. These circles together contribute close to 50% of the total data revenues for Vodafone India.

In FY14-15, Vodafone India had rolled out a record number of over 23,000 sites taking its overall network footprint to more than 131,000 sites. Over the last few months, Vodafone India has taken several steps to modernize its radio network and switching systems. Charging platforms have also been upgraded to facilitate a wider bouquet of products and services. Major investments have been made in high capacity Fibre/backhaul to significantly increase the internet connectivity to the rest of the world.Vodafone India remains committed towards making significant investments in network expansion and for enhancing overall customer experience.

Globally, Vodafone has launched 4G in 18 countries. There are over 20 million 4G customers across the Group and our 4G propositions are enhanced with a mixture of music, sport and TV content to increase adoption and usage.

Given the expertise and experience of launching in so many global markets, Vodafone understands the needs of the 4G customer and is well positioned to launch 4G pan India at an appropriate time.

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karan sinha
March 16, 2016 7:25 pm 7:25 PM

I am interested in 4G plan. Kindly do let me know.

Bobby kapoor
March 10, 2016 6:22 pm 6:22 PM

Vodafone is the best in compare to reliance,telenor and airtel. It has the best 3G network in varanasi. I use 3g of other operators like airtel which has very poor speed. Reliance is cheap but very bad network connectivity. So i recommend everyone to use vodafone.

August 30, 2015 10:51 am 10:51 AM

Does reliance has 4g license in Andhra Pradesh??

August 30, 2015 12:06 pm 12:06 PM

Yes Bharat, Reliance Jio has both 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz license in Andra Pradesh.
They can launch both FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE in Andra Pradesh.
Reliance Communication does not have 4G lisence.