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Vodafone likely to launch VoLTE in TN this year

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Telecom service provider today indicated of launching the Voice over (VoLTE) service in during this year, according to a top

Asked whether roll out of service would happen this year, Vodafone, Tamil Nadu, Business-Head, S Murali said, "(we) should be (launching it)".

"You will get to know (once we launch service). We have launched it (service) in many parts of the country", he said declining to elaborate.

Some of the cities offers include Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi, and

The offers more clarity on voice through high definition calling, using the same network used for data.

Mukesh Ambani led-and are the other operators that offer in the country.

Responding to a query, Murali said, the company has made investments of about Rs 600 crore in and during the current financial year.

According to him, the company has 7,234 sites during the period January 2017 and 2018 with more than 1,700 equipped with which offer "double the speed" for customers.

"(The company) invested Rs 7,300 crore till date. Invested over Rs 450 crore in current financial year (in Tamil Nadu)", he said, adding the company holds a market share of 21.8 per cent with 16 million customers.

In Chennai, the company, has 2,539 sites launched between January 2017 and 2018. "Invested Rs 3,000 crore till date and during the current financial year invested Rs 150 crore", he said.

Murali said the company offers SuperNet in more than 1,800 towns in

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 16:45 IST