NEW DELHI:India’s second largest wireless operator by subscribers, Vodafone India has launched its next generation, high speed 4G network in Karnataka beginning with Mysuru.
This is following the successful launch of its services in Kerala in December 2015. Built on the efficient 1800 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone 4G customers to access internet via mobile with speeds across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi.
Vodafone 4Gservices can be readily accessed from 4G enabled handsets offered by leading smartphone manufacturers(iPhone, Samsung,Micromax, Microsoft, Lava and Xolo)available across the country.
Vodafone 4G will significantly enhance the mobile internet experience for customers who will be able to download/upload videos and music faster, enjoy seamless video chats and connect on their favorite apps with greater ease. Customers will also be able to enjoy features like high definition video streaming, mobile gaming and two-way video calling.
Tlelco’s 4G service in Mysuruis built on a strong fibre backhaul, and is supported by its own new and superfast 3G services on a modern network of 2100 MHz.
The company also becomes one of the leading telecom operators in Karnataka to offer2G/3G/4Gservices on its own state of the art convergent radio technology – uniquely positioned to provide customers with seamless mobile internet experience.
Karnataka is a significant growth market for Vodafone India with data contributing to 20% of total revenues and growing at a rate of over 50% annually.Beginning with Mysuru, we will soon expand our 4G coverage across the state in a phased manner to cover important business and tourism centres including Bengaluru, Mangalore and Hubli. As a steadfast partner to Digital India, we remain focused on deploying multiple technologies –be it 2G, 3G and now 4G-for optimum use as each technology has its own vital role to play in servicing the myriad connectivity needs of consumers across the country,” said Suresh Kumar, Operations Director –South, Vodafone India.
The service provider will increase the intensity of its 4G rollout covering important metros –Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata before March 2016. Testing of 4G services in these locations has already commenced successfully and Vodafone India has partnered with leading global technology service providers for the network roll-out.