Vodafone to Expand 4G Network across Country by March 2017
Vodafone India, the second largest telecom service provider, will shortly expand 4G network coverage across the country by March 2017. The company will roll out 4G services in 2400 towns and across 8 additional telecom circles by the end of this financial year.
As of now, Vodafone India has launched SuperNet 4G services across 9 circles and command a market share of 18.42%. Starting its 4G services from Kochi in Kerala in December 2015, Vodafone India has extended its 4G footprint to Delhi and NCR, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Mumbai, UP (East) and West Bengal.
By March 2017, Vodafone India will implement SuperNet 4G services in key circles of Assam and North East, Maharashtra and Goa, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu (including Chennai) and UP (West).
In a press statement, Mr. Sunil Sood, MD and CEO, Vodafone India, said, “We are actively working to expand 4G coverage in our circles across the nation to offer our hundreds of million customers world-class data experience. We have enhanced our 4G roll out plans following the spectrum auction in which we emerged as the biggest winners. Our investments in creating a modern and scalable network and partnering with leading global technology infrastructure service providers are enabling aggressive roll out in terms of pace and scale of deployment.”
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