As Vodafone India enters the final stages of bringing the world’s largest 4G network to Gujarat, it announced today, the availability of 4G sims at all Vodafone Stores, Vodafone Mini Stores and 10000+ multi brand outlets located across Gujarat. All Vodafone customers in Gujarat can exchange their existing sim to a 4G ready sim.
To ensure a smooth and seamless exchange of a 4G ready sims, these are being made available in advance of the commercial launch of Vodafone’s 4G services in Gujarat. A formal announcement regarding the launch, which is expected soon, will be made in due course. To avail the 4G services, customers will need to use their 4G ready sim in a 4G enabled handset.
Customers can walk into any nearby Vodafone Store, Vodafone Mini Store or 10000+ multi brand outlet in Gujarat and get their 4G ready sim free of cost with a hassle free exchange process. With the new 4G ready sim, they will continue to enjoy uninterrupted mobile internet experience as per their existing plans and will be automatically upgraded to 4G as soon as the services are launched commercially in Gujarat.
Announcing this, Jayesh Gadia, business head – Gujarat, Vodafone India, said, “We want our customers to be 4G ready so that they can start experiencing the benefits of high speed mobile internet services as soon as they are launched commercially. Hence, this facility to upgrade to 4G ready sims in advance. We are excited and fully geared up to launch our 4G services on the superior 1800MHz band in Gujarat very soon.”
Vodafone has successfully tested its 4G services on its robust network architecture coupled with strong backup to support the expected volumes and speed requirements of its customers. In the past few months, Vodafone has invested significantly in modernising its existing network, incorporating the latest advances in technology making it more resilient and energy efficient.
Vodafone has already launched its high speed 4G services in Kerala, Kolkata, Karnataka, Delhi and Mumbai. The intensity of its roll-out will continue with major states like Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (East), West Bengal (ROB) to be launched by August 2016.