After launching 4G services in Coimbatore and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu in December and in Madurai last month, Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Chennai, as it had promised. Vodafone said that its 4G services will be made available in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017.
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 and Punjab 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, S Murali , Business Head- Tamil Nadu, Vodafone India said:
As a steadfast partner to Digital India, we are delighted to launch Vodafone SuperNetTM4G in Chennai, 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 in Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Madurai, Tuticorin, Trichy, Hosur, Salem, Erode, Puducherry and Vellore where Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G is already available. Beginning today, our customers in Chennai and soon across Tamil Nadu, will enjoy the world’s largest 4G network experience.