NEW DELHI: India’s second largest wireless operator by subscribers, Vodafone India has installed eight (8) additional network sites at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) complex to enable patients and visitors communicate without any hassle.
“Staying connected every second inside the hospital complex is extremely critical for the patients, visitors and the doctors. To ease connectivity and support the requirements of the visitors,” the company said.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is India’s leading medical institute and receives about 9000-10,000 patients per day from All across the country and with a minimum of two attendants per patient, the number goes up to 30,000 visitors on a daily basis.
Vodafone is constantly working with the civic agencies in order to address network issues and provide seamless connectivity around critical areas like the hospital, government buildings, and public spaces. Installation of sites around the AIIMS complex is one of the many initiatives undertaken by Vodafone to optimise the network further to address the growing mobile communication requirements of subscribers.
Vodafone regularly conducts drive tests in Delhi to identify pockets where there are congestion concerns and is working on a war footing to resolve them. Ensuring a quick response and re-dressal to network issues the company has also set up special ‘War room’ which monitors the network situation 24X7.
The telecom operators has invested more than Rs 350 crore to modernize and upgrade existing voice and data network in Delhi. During the period of April-October 2015, Vodafone has put up over 730 3G/2G sites in Delhi NCR, while the capacity of the existing 550 sites has been augmented.
The company has a total of 12,605 sites in Delhi NCR which includes 6,190 2G sites and 6,415 3G sites. The company has over 98 lakh subscribers in the region.
Vodafone India, in addition to Rs 111,000 crore already invested in the country since entry in 2007, has recently announced an additional investment of Rs 13,000 crore for capacity augmentation and new business initiatives, reiterating its commitment to Digital India and Make in India.