Vodafone Rolls Out 4G SIMs in Punjab Prior to the Commercial Launch
Vodafone India, the second largest telecom service provider in India, launched a free upgrade of 4G SIMs across all Vodafone stores in the Punjab circle ahead of its commercial launch. Through this move, the company wants to ensure a smooth transition of its 4G SuperNet services.
As an upgrade offer, Vodafone subscribers will get 4G SIM bundled with 2GB of free 3G data on 4G enabled handsets. The balance would be credited within 48 hours of SIM exchange. Addressing the roll out, Mr. Rajat Avasthi, Business Head, Punjab, HP and J&K, Vodafone India, said, “We have made 2GB of 3G data free for our customers to start experiencing the benefits of 4G and be ready to enjoy high-speed mobile internet services as soon as these are launched commercially.”
Vodafone India will be launching its 4G SuperNet services on the state of art 1800 MHz spectrum band across Punjab circle. Prior to the commercial launch, Vodafone India is stocking enough 4G ready SIMs and leaving no stone to ensure a smooth transition to 4G services in Punjab.
Vodafone 4G SIM Upgradation:
The subscribers can activate the 4G SIM by sending an SMS ‘SIMEX <20 digits new 4G SIM card number> to 55199. Immediately, the user will receive a partial SIM number from 55199. Then as a final step, the subscriber should send the last 6 digits of the new SIM number to 55199 to activate the 4G SIM. The subscriber can even visit the nearest Vodafone store to get the assistance from the support person.
Starting from Kerala, Vodafone India has already launched its 4G SuperNet services in 9 circles including Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kolkata, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh (East) and West Bengal (ROB) telecom circle. The company is committed to launching 4G SuperNet services across 2400 towns and 17 telecom circles by March 2017.