Vodafone promises INR 6000 crore investment in Maharashtra

Vodafone India plans to invest INR 6000 crore in Maharashtra towards fulfilling Make in India and Digital India vision, committed Sunil Sood, Managing Director and CEO, Vodafone India to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis.

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The company would utilize the 6000 crore investment to expand and modernize the network across the state, resulting in better voice and data capabilities. Vodafone will also set up a state-of-the-art tier-4 data centre in Airoli near Mumbai to service the communication needs of business and enterprises in the state.

In order to promote cashless economy, Vodafone India would also invest in payment banks. “At Vodafone, we are enthused with the Government’s vision of Digital India and Make in India and are keen to be a partner in its delivery. Vodafone India serves over 194 million citizens, of which almost 100 million are from rural areas. We remain deeply invested in and committed to Maharashtra and are pleased to announce our enhanced investments in the state,” commented Sood.

To cater the initiatives, Vodafone India needs to increase their staff to around 15,000 employees over the next few years. “Vodafone is India’s largest FDI investor headquartered out of Mumbai. It has played a pivotal role in transforming the telecom landscape of our country. This new commitment is an endorsement of Maharashtra’s stature and potential to fulfil the Make in India and Digital India vision. My government will extend all possible cooperation to Vodafone to ensure that the planned projects and initiatives are executed in time,” Maharashtra Chief Minister said.

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Hiren
February 21, 2016 1:42 am 1:42 AM
6000 crore is like a joke Just Calculate How telecom company looted India 1,200,000,000 approx Indian Population Approx 50% of them are using mobile phone many of them are using more than 2 numbers not just imagine all company are deducting some amount from your account like 1 rs 2 rs sometime 30to 100 Rs randomly in a month which we many time not even notice if they randomly deduct 1 rs from approx 100,000,000 people in a day monthly 3,000,000,000 annually ? and till date how many rupees this company has looted from India Its biggest scam Please I… Read more »
tamilselvan
February 19, 2016 3:46 pm 3:46 PM

What about revenue?

d5aqoëp
February 19, 2016 1:59 pm 1:59 PM

6000 Crores will be vasooled from us customers.

Hey… data packs price can always be increased anytime…right? :p

Aditya
February 19, 2016 2:33 pm 2:33 PM

They are not here for social service, They are here to earn. quality comes from money. If you need quantity , better go with Telenor or so

Brendon
February 19, 2016 6:32 pm 6:32 PM

Quality doesn’t come from Money always. Remember that more expensive does not always mean better..!

Brendon
February 19, 2016 6:19 pm 6:19 PM

LOL! WHAT QUALITY YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT? LOOTING CUSTOMERS IN THE NAME OF VARIOUS VAS SERVICES? CLUMSY NETWORK COVERAGE? PROVIDING 2G SPEEDS IN THE NAME OF 3G, 4G. NO COMPANY WILL PROVIDE YOU 100% QUALITY SERVICES.. VODAFONE IS HERE JUST FOR BUSINESS. THEY DON’T CARE ABOUT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION! “BAS LOOTTE RAHO”

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