Vodafone has launched its 4G LTE services in Coimbatore and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu, and will roll out 4G services in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017. It has already launched 4G services in Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Haryana, UP East, Gujarat, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Assam & North East circles.
It uses 2100MHz 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, users who upgrades SIM will also get 2GB data free, as the company had promised earlier. It is offering 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. It is also offering 3 months access to free TV, Movies & Videos on Vodafone Play as part of Vodafone 4G subscription.
Vodafone will launch its 4G services in Goa, Punjab and UP West soon. It already said that its 4G coverage will be available in 2400 towns across 17 circles in the country by March 2017.
Commenting on the launch of Vodafone 4G services in Tamil Nadu, Murali S, Business Head- Tamil Nadu, Vodafone India said:
As a steadfast partner to Digital India, we are delighted to launch Vodafone SuperNet 4G in Tamil Nadu. 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. We have received overwhelming response from customers where Vodafone SuperNet 4G is already available. Beginning today, our customers in Coimbatore, Tiruppur and soon across Tamil Nadu, can enjoy the world’s largest 4G network experience.