Vodafone 4G launched in Gujarat, to reach 1,000 cities in India by year-end

vodafoneVodafone India launched 4G services in Gujarat today, starting from Surat.

“4G services will be rolled out across Gujarat over the next few months,” it said.

Now in its second phase of launch, Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G services will soon also be available in West Bengal and in 1,000 towns across the country by end of the year, the company added.

The launch in Gujarat follows the introduction of similar services in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Haryana & UP East.

“Built on the efficient 1800 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone SuperNetTM 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,” it said.

With this launch, Vodafone will have 2G, 3G and 4G services on its own state of the art, convergent radio technology.

“Following overwhelming response received in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Haryana and UP EAST, our customers in Gujarat can now enjoy the world’s largest 4G network experience from today,” said Sunil Sood, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone India said,

The nine circles of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Karnataka, Kerala, Haryana, Gujarat, UP (E) and West Bengal, together contribute to just under 70% of Vodafone India’s data revenues.

Speaking on the Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G proposition for Gujarat, Jayesh Gadia Business Head–Gujarat, Vodafone India, said, “Gujarat is a strong leadership market for Vodafone India and as the leading telecom service provider, our over 19.5 million customers have a lot to look forward to. Beginning with key business and residential corridors of Surat, we will soon expand our Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G services across the entire state in a phased manner. We invite our data savvy customers in Gujarat to make the most of the bonanza of special benefits being offered and enjoy the best mobile internet experience.”