Vi now lets you choose VIP / Premium Mobile Number with SIM delivery

Vi has announced that it is now offering a range of premium / fancy / customized mobile numbers with free doorstep delivery. Vi customers can choose an exclusive number based on their lucky number, date of birth or any other date that holds special significance in their life. Continue reading “Vi now lets you choose VIP / Premium Mobile Number with SIM delivery”

Vi demonstrates 5G use cases for enterprises and consumers

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) today announced that it has demonstrated a
range of 5G-based technology solutions in Pune, Maharashtra and Gandhinagar, Gujarat as part of its ongoing 5G trials. Vi said that it has been conducting 5G trials and developed a wide range of use cases relevant for Enterprises and Consumers in India.  Continue reading “Vi demonstrates 5G use cases for enterprises and consumers”

Vi hikes prepaid tariffs after Airtel; plans now start from Rs. 99

After Airtel’s announcement yesterday, Vodafone Idea (VI) has revised its  tariff plans for prepaid users in India. Vi’s plans are almost the same as Airtel, so the the base plan now starts at Rs. 99, a 25% hike and the other plans have seen a hike of about 20%. The base plan doesn’t offer SMS, so you need to spend at least Rs. 179 to get outgoing SMS. Continue reading “Vi hikes prepaid tariffs after Airtel; plans now start from Rs. 99”

Vi, Nokia achieve over 100Mbps speed beyond 17km in rural 5G trial

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), in partnership with Nokia, announced that it has successfully conducted 5G trial in rural area in Gandhinagar in Gujarat using 3.5GHz spectrum band allocated by the Government for 5G trials. The company trialed providing 5G connectivity across an area covering 17.1 km while delivering speeds of more than 100Mbps. Continue reading “Vi, Nokia achieve over 100Mbps speed beyond 17km in rural 5G trial”

Vodafone Idea, Ericsson partner to trial 5G use cases in healthcare

As part of the ongoing 5G trials in India, Vodafone Idea said that it has partnered with Ericsson to trial 5G use cases in healthcare sector in remote parts of the country. Vi has been allocated 26 GHz mmWave band by the DoT, along with the traditional 3.5 GHz spectrum band in Pune, for 5G network trials. Continue reading “Vodafone Idea, Ericsson partner to trial 5G use cases in healthcare”

Vi to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana with 2000 TDD sites by December 2021

Vi today announced that it is planning to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana circle by adding about 2000 TDD sites and also increase capacity in existing 900+ TDD sites across key cities in the two states, by the end of December 2021. Continue reading “Vi to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana with 2000 TDD sites by December 2021”

Vi says it has achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps on mmWave band in trials

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) has been conducting 5G trials on Govt. allocated 5G spectrum in the cities of Pune (Maharashtra) and Gandhinagar
(Gujarat). Vi said that in its trial, it achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps with very low latency on the mmWave spectrum band. This is conducted in a lab setup of end to-end captive network of Cloud Core, new generation Transport and Radio Access Network in Pune. Continue reading “Vi says it has achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps on mmWave band in trials”

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. Continue reading “Vi adds additional 5MHz spectrum in 900MHz band in Mumbai to enhance network coverage”

Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across 16 cities in Maharashtra & Goa

Vi today announced that completed the process of refarming of 3G spectrum to 4G on a majority of its sites in Maharashtra & Goa Circle, thereby substantially enhancing GIGAnet 4G capacity in the majority of its sites in Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Solapur, Kolhapur, Goa, Jalgaon, Nanded, Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad, Amravati, Ahmednagar, Akola, Bhiwandi, Ulhasnagar, Vasai, an exercise that will substantially enhance the GIGAnet 4G capacity in these cities. Continue reading “Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across 16 cities in Maharashtra & Goa”

Vi launches Rs. 267 prepaid pack with 25GB data, no daily data limit, Unlimited calls, 30 days validity

Recently, Vi launched its Rs. 447 prepaid plan with 50GB of data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity after Jio and Airtel launched its no daily data limit plans. Following that now, Vi has launched Rs. 267 prepaid plan that comes with 30 days validity. Continue reading “Vi launches Rs. 267 prepaid pack with 25GB data, no daily data limit, Unlimited calls, 30 days validity”

Vi launches Rs. 447 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity

As expected, after Jio that launched its Freedom Plans and Airtel’s new Rs. 456 pack last week with no daily data limits, Vi has launched its new Rs. 447 pack that doesn’t have daily data limit so that customers can use the 50GB data that comes with the plan any time within the 60 days validity. It offers unlimited voice, 100 SMS per day and access to Vi Movies and TV app. Continue reading “Vi launches Rs. 447 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity”

Vi Business introduces Fully Managed Voice Service for enterprise customers in India

Vi, one of India’s largest telecom providers, has launched a new Managed SIP (MSIP) service for businesses in India. The service is designed for businesses where voice is a key business resource, such as BPOs/KPOs, the BFSI and IT/ITES, telemarketers, VAS providers, and more.

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Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across Hyderabad and Warangal

Vi today announced that completed the process of refarming of 3G spectrum to 4G on a majority of its sites in Hyderabad and Warangal in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Circle, thereby substantially enhancing GIGAnet 4G capacity in these cities, of which it has already completed the exercise in Vizag district, Vijayawada, Guntur & Kakinada towns. Continue reading “Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across Hyderabad and Warangal”

Vi launches end-to-end 5G-ready Integrated IoT Solutions in India

Vi has launched of their Integrated IoT solutions for enterprises in India, which is a 5G-ready end-to-end IoT solution offering that comprises connectivity, hardware, network, application, analytics, security and support. The launch comes right on the heels of Airtel announcing their 5G capable “Airtel IoT” end-to-end platform.

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Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has announced the winners in the 2021 spectrum auction in various circles that ended after 2 days. At the end of the auction government got bids worth Rs. 77,814.80 core with Rs. 77,146 raised on the first day after four rounds and Rs 668.20 crore raised in the two rounds on the second day. This substantially exceeded pre-bid estimates of Rs. 45,000 crore.  Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio took part in the auction. Continue reading “Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt”