Vodafone 4G In Entire Delhi NCR In 2 Months
Telecom operator Vodafone is planning to expand its 4G services in entire Delhi-NCR in the next 6-8 weeks at par with its 3G service charges.
If Vodafone succeed in doing so, then Vodafone will be the second player offering 4G services to customers in Delhi-NCR after Bharti Airtel.
“We will provide 4G coverage across Delhi NCR in 6-8 weeks. Customers can avail the service at 3G rates. On Vodafone network, we will be delivering download speed of 8-10 megabit per second,” Vodafone India Business Head for Delhi-NCR Apoorva Mehrotra told.
Mehrotra further added that, "Vodafone has made investments of over Rs. 1,000 crore to upgrade its network and crossed 1 crore customers in the Delhi-NCR region by now." Further he continue, “We have installed 3,200 mobile sites in financial year 2016 at the rate of 9 sites per day. Vodafone has more than 15,000 sites in Delhi NCR."
On call drop problem, Mr. Mehrotra said that now significant improvement has been made with the help of Telecom Ministry, it was an issue 7-8 months back.
“Still we are finding it tough to install mobile sites in new buildings that are coming up in NCR region as resident welfare associations resist installing mobile towers. We have faced issues in Lutyen Delhi area and East Delhi and we are working to resolve it,” Mr. Mehrotra said.
The company also unveiled special scheme for youths, Vodafone U, offering calling and data usage at reduced rates.