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Vodafone To Commence 4G Services In Key Indian Markets By December 2015

image001Vodafone India has announced that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015 in key markets such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Kochi. These 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, UP West, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha, to expand its overall 3G footprint to 16 circles across the country.

According to Vodafone India, 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.

Globally, Vodafone has launched 4G in 18 countries. There are over 20 million 4G customers across the Group. 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, adds the statement of the company.


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