Vodafone sets up 63 3G towers in Jorhat, Assam for Superfast 3G

Vodafone 3G growth
Telecom network operator Vodafone India has set up 63 3G towers in Jorhat, Assam, to offer Superfast 3G services.

The network expansion will support 1.1 million citizens of Jorhat (as per Census 2011 data) to experience Vodafone 3G services at faster speeds as compared with the existing speed and connectivity.

Bharti Airtel, a rival of Vodafone India, on Tuesday announced the launch of its Platinum 3G network for customers in Kanpur. Bharti Airtel’s Platinum 3G will increase indoor coverage, enhance voice clarity, deliver faster internet speeds.

Dhruv Bhagat, Hub CEO, UPU and Bihar, “The launch of Platinum 3G is part of our strategy to offer enhanced voice as well as data connectivity for customers at existing 3G tariffs.”

Superfast Vodafone 3G network allows users to make video calls, watch live TV, access the high speed internet, download large email attachments faster and download music tracks, as well as the usual voice call and messaging services found in a mobile phone.

“Our aim is to accelerate mobile internet adoption through penetration, consumption and value addition, and we are confident that this move will facilitate in quicker adoption, better usage and a superfast internet experience on the go,” said Alok Verma, business head – Assam & North East, Vodafone India.

Vodafone India said it will roll out its own 3G network in a phased manner across Assam & North East Circle.

Currently, Vodafone has been offering 3G services in this circle via ICR agreements. Vodafone India has more than 4.6 million customers in Assam & North East Circle with 40 percent being data users.

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