After huge successful launches in Kerala in Dec 2015, now Vodafone India, announced the roll-out of its next generation, high-speed 4G network in Mysore which is the first city in Karnataka to get Vodafone 4G.
Vodafone 4G is built on the efficient 1800 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone 4G customers to access the internet via mobile with speeds across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi.
Vodafone’s 4G service in Mysore 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. Vodafone also becomes one of the leading telecom operators in Karnataka 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 Mysore, Karnataka, Suresh Kumar, Operations Director –South, Vodafone India said, “We are delighted to launch our high-speed 4G services in Mysuru, Karnataka that enable our customers to experience the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the globe, today. 4G has the potential to revolutionize the mobile experience through powerful innovation that impacts how we work and live. 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 Mysore, 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. ”
It looks like Vodafone India is very aggressive in launching its 4G services to catch more customers ahead of Jio launch.It also stated that big metros like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata will get 4G 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.