Vodafone has launched its 4G LTE services in Gujarat, as it had promised recently. Vodafone 4G is now available in the prominent business and residential towns of Surat and will be rolled out across Gujarat over the next few months. Earlier this week it launched 4G services in UP East starting with Lucknow. It currently has already launched 4G services in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai and Haryana.
It uses 1800MHz band in the circle and offers internet access via mobile, Mi-Fi and dongles. It is built on a strong fibre backhaul and is supported by its 3G services on a new and modern network.
As a limited period offer, customers buying greater than 1GB packs will also get twice the data allowance and unlimited local Vodafone to Vodafone Calls.
Vodafone offers 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 and get Door-Step delivery of Postpaid SIMs by calling the call centre or sending an SMS <4GSIM > to 199.
In the second phase, Vodafone 4G will soon be available in West Bengal and in 1,000 towns across the country by end of the year.
Commenting on the launch of Vodafone 4G services in 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.