Vi adds additional 5MHz spectrum in 900MHz band in Mumbai to enhance network coverage

Vodafone Idea today announced the deployment of additional 5MHz of 900 MHz spectrum in Mumbai. This has been combined with the deployment of 5 MHz of 2100 MHz spectrum band achieved last year offering wider coverage, network quality and stronger traffic carriage capacity for users in Mumbai.

This also promises better voice clarity and indoor experience for customers. Vi also holds the largest quantum of spectrum in Mumbai, across 900, 1800, 2300 and 2500 bands.

Vi said that the latest 4G network enhancement will give the company an edge of optimum availability and utilization of spectrum to serve the needs of tech-savvy individual customers as well as Enterprises in Mumbai.

Commenting on the addition of 5MHz spectrum, Rajendra Chourasia, Operations Director- West, Vodafone Idea said:

The network augmentation initiative has been a part of our larger efforts to offer our customers an enhanced 4G data experience to complement their voice and data demands. Supplementing the existing 4G infrastructure with the expansion on 900 as well as 2100 MHz layers has brought about enhanced data speeds, besides a better indoor network experience for Vi customers in Mumbai.

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