Vodafone rolls out its 4G network in India from Kochi in Kerala


Kochi: Vodafone India today announced the roll out of its next generation, high speed 4G network in India on the efficient 1800 MHz band, from Kochi, Kerala. Vodafone thus becomes the second Telecom operator after Airtel to introduce 4G service in Kerala.

The ultrafast speeds offered will enable Vodafone 4G customers to access internet via mobile with ultrafast speeds across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi.

Vodafone’s 4G service in Kochi to be available for customers from December 14, 2015 is built on a strong fibre backhaul, and is supported by its own new and superfast 3G services on a modern network of 2100 MHz. This makes Vodafone the first telecom operator in Kerala to offer 2G/3G/4G services on its own state-of-the-art convergent radio technology – uniquely positioned to provide customers with seamless mobile internet experience.

Announcing the launch of Vodafone’s 4G service in India, Sunil Sood, MD & CEO, Vodafone India said, “We are delighted to launch our ultrafast 4G services in India that will give customers the power to experience the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the globe today. As a steadfast partner of 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. ”

Vodafone will increase the intensity of its 4G rollout covering important metros – Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata in the first phase.

Abhijit Kishore, Business Head – Kerala, Vodafone India said, “Kerala is a significant growth market for Vodafone India with data revenue growing over 75% annually. We are proud and delighted that Vodafone has chosen Kochi as the first city in India to launch 4G. We will soon expand our 4G service to Trivandrum and Kozhikode and continue to pursue our customer centric strategy of catering to the evolving needs of retail and enterprise customers for better and smarter solutions for both voice and data. We invite our data savvy customers in Kochi to make the most of the bonanza of special benefits being offered.”

Kerala IT News