Country’s number two telecom operator Vodafone launched its 4G services in Nagpur, Maharashtra, which will be made available in more towns and cities across the state by March 2017.
The launch in Maharashtra takes Vodafone’s 4G footprint to 12 circles following rollouts in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Haryana, UP East, Gujarat, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Assam and North East circles. The telco has planned 4G launches shortly in Goa, Punjab, UP West, Chennai and Tamil Nadu.
Built on the efficient 2100 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone SuperNet 4G customers to access internet via mobile with speeds across a range of smart devices including Mi-Fi & dongles. Vodafone 4G services can be readily accessed from 4G enabled handsets, offered by leading smartphone manufacturers and available across the country.
“Maharashtra is a key market for Vodafone India. We will shortly expand the Vodafone SuperNet TM 4G service across the entire state in a phased manner,” Ashish Chandra, Business Head–Maharashtra & Goa Circle, Vodafone India, said in a statement.
With the launch, the telco is offering free SIM upgrade to 4G with 2GB data free with every 4G SIM upgrade. It is also offering a data pack starting at Rs 8 for 30MB. It will also give existing users double data on buying greater than 1GB packs and all 4G RED customers.
The launch offer also gives free three-month access to Vodafone Play, Live TV channels and 4G Mi-Fi that supports Wi-Fi connectivity for up to 15 devices.