Vodafone India is all set to expand its 4G network in the country. Just days after its arrival in Delhi and NCR region, the telecom operator has planned to launch Vodafone 4G in Mumbai on February 10.
To officially announce the new development, Vodafone India has scheduled a press conference for February 10. “We’re delighted to announce the next big step in our mobile internet journey. We cordially invite you to a press conference to announce the launch of the world’s largest 4G network in Mumbai,” the company writes in an invite to the media.
The press conference will be addressed by Vodafone India managing director and CEO Sunil Sood. In addition, Bhuvanesh Pratap Singh, operations director (West), and Ishmeet Singh, business head — Mumbai, would attend the conference.
Vodafone Group Plc subsidiary Vodafone India utilises its 1800MHz and 2100MHz bands spectrum to deliver 4G services in the country. The services offer high-speed data access on 4G LTE-enabled mobile handsets and smart devices including mobile Wi-Fi dongle. The operator has partnered with HOOQ and Hungama to deliver a buffer-less experience on video and movie streams.
Competing against Airtel 4G, Vodafone 4G services were first launched in Kochi, Kerala last month and are presently live in Mysuru and Kolkata in addition to an initial rollout in Delhi and NCR region. The services come with international roaming on 4G network through its presence in the UK, Romania, Spain and Netherlands.
Vodafone India is aiming to complete its 4G rollout across major metro cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata in the first phase by March this year.