Vodafone invests in own 3G network in Aizawl, Mizoram

A staff member poses with a mock oversized Vodafone Secure SIM card at the Vodafone booth at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover, March, 5, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files
Mobile service provider Vodafone India has made investment in rolling out its own 3G network – using the 2100 Mhz spectrum – at Aizawl in Mizoram.

Vodafone has deployed 59 new 3G telecom towers in the capital city of Mizoram as part of expanding its 3G network.

“With this launch our valued customers across Aizawl will now avail of faster, smarter, better speeds and superior data browsing experience at the existing 3G tariffs,” said Alok Verma, business head – Assam & North East, Vodafone India.

Earlier, Vodafone offered 3G services in Assam and North East circle via roaming agreements (ICR) with other telecom network operators.

Vodafone India has more than 4.8 million customers in Assam and North East circle and 40 percent are data users.

Recently, Vodafone launched 3G Experience Card offering free 30 MB 3G data to experiment 3G to its customers. The validity of 3G Experience Card is one day.

Vodafone has made an investment of more than Rs 500 crore to modernize and upgrade existing voice and data network in Assam and North East circle.

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