Vodafone India, one of India's leading telecommunication services providers, today announced the launch of its Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G service in Gujarat in the prominent business and residential towns of Surat.
4G services will be rolled out across Gujarat over the next few months. The launch in Gujarat follows the successful launch of Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G 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.
Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G will significantly enhance the mobile internet experience for customers with faster download/upload of videos and music, seamless video chats and will also facilitate greater ease in using their favorite apps. Customers will also adore features like high definition video streaming, mobile gaming and two-way video calling.
Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G services in Gujarat is built on a strong fibre backhaul and is supported by its superfast 3G services on a new and modern network. With this launch, Vodafone is now uniquely positioned to offer in Gujarat, 2G/3G/4G services on its own state of the art, convergent radio technology.
Leveraging its global network and experience, Vodafone also pioneered international roaming on 4G for its India customers visiting 12 countries i.e. UK, New Zealand, UAE, Turkey, Ireland, Singapore, Albania, Netherlands, Romania, Germany, Greece & Czech Republic, many more countries to be launched in the near future
Announcing the launch of Vodafone SuperNetTM4G service in Gujarat, Sunil Sood, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone India said, "As a steadfast partner to Digital India, we are delighted to launch Vodafone SuperNetTM4G in Gujarat during this second phase of our 4G rollout.
4G has the potential to revolutionize the mobile experience through powerful innovation that impacts how we work and live. Vodafone's global expertise and experience of launching 4G across 20 countries gives us a better understanding of this technology and the needs of the 4G customer.
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."
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 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."
Vodafone's customers in Gujarat have a bonanza of special benefits to enjoy the Vodafone SuperNetTM4G experience seamlessly. This includes:
· FREE upgrade to 4G for customers along with high-speed 4G SIM
· Faster 4G services at 3G prices
· Array of Data Packs starting from as little as INR 8 for 30 MB
· Customers buying greater than 1GB packs will also get twice the data allowance in 4G and unlimited local Vodafone to Vodafone Calls (limited period offer)
· Enjoy 3 months access to FREE TV, Movies & Videos on VODAFONE PLAY as part of Vodafone 4G subscription
· Leading entertainment destination with 100+ Live TV channels, over 18000 movies and TV show titles and a wide range of all genres of music, in partnership with HUNGAMA PLAY and HOOQ
· 4G Mi-Fi that supports wi-fi connectivity for up to 15 devices
· Enhanced customer experience - immediate 4G SIM exchange at multiple touch points; door-step delivery of postpaid 4G SIMs
· Enjoy 4G international roaming in 12 countries i.e. UK, New Zealand, UAE, Turkey, Ireland, Singapore, Albania, Netherlands, Romania, Germany, Greece & Czech Republic, many more countries to be launched in the near future
Seamless customer experience
· Instant SIM swap at all Vodafone stores and select retail outlets
· Vodafone subscribers can also check if their SIM / Phone is 4G compatible by sending an SMS <4GCHECK> to 199
· Get Door-Step delivery of Postpaid SIMS by calling the call center or sending an SMS <4GSIM > to 199
Gujarat is a focus and significant growth market for Vodafone India. To cater to the growing volumes of customer usage increasing need for speed, the company invested Rs. 541 cr. in FY 2016 to expand, modernize and build a more technology and energy efficient network.
In Gujarat, Vodafone has a large retail footprint with 383 Vodafone branded stores spread across prominent localities in the state, making it convenient for customers to access Vodafone's products and services within their neighbourhood.