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Vodafone plans to roll out 4G in Delhi-NCR in 6-8 weeks

Vodafone has also invested more than Rs 1,000 crore to upgrade its network - Vodafone Supernet - with more than 10 million subscribers in the region


Mansi Taneja  |  New Delhi 


Vodafone plans to roll out its 4G network across Delhi National Capital Region in the next two months with a download speed of 8-10 mbps. Vodafone has also invested around Rs 1,000 crore to upgrade its network - Vodafone Supernet - with around 10 million subscribers in NCR. SuperNet is a seamless network experience that empowers one to remain connected at all times, for voice and data needs.

"We will provide 4G coverage across Delhi NCR in six-eight weeks. Customers can avail the service at 3G rates. On Vodafone network, we will be delivering download speed of 8-10 megabit per second," Apoorva Mehrotra, Vodafone India's, business head for Delhi NCR, told reporters here.

Currently, Bharti Airtel is the only operator with 4G services in the region. Vodafone's current offerings in the region include 1GB 3G mobile internet data for Rs 255, 2GB for Rs 455 and Rs 655 for 3GB.

"We have installed 3,200 mobile sites in FY16 at the rate of 9 sites per day. Vodafone has more than 15,000 sites in Delhi NCR," he said.

On the issue of call drops, he said, "We are still finding it tough to install mobile sites in new buildings that are coming up in the region as resident welfare association resists installing of mobile towers. We have faced such issues in Lutyens Delhi and East Delhi and are working to resolve it."

Meanwhile, the company also launched Vodafone 'U', for the customers. It is the company's latest customised offering for the youth - a life style proposition that has a bundle of benefits that includes the world of internet, voice, music and digital offers and experiences.

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First Published: Tue, May 10 2016. 23:53 IST