Vodafone India announced launch of 4G-ready SIM cards in and around Kolkata, that will work when it launches the 4G service later. The cards will be available at all of its 28 exclusive stores in and around the metropolis and will be made available at multi-brand outlets in a phased manner, said a press statement Tuesday. Vodafone will launch 4G services in Kolkata shortly.
Vodafone has 5 million customers in Kolkata. Anand Sahai, business head – Kolkata and Rest of Bengal Circles, Vodafone India, said: “We want our customers to be 4G-ready so that they can start experiencing the benefits of high speed mobile internet services as soon as they are launched commercially.”
The company will launch our 4G services on the 1800 MHz band in Kolkata very soon, he said in the statement.
Vodafone has already launched in Kochi and Mysore, and aims to launch 4G in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi by March 2016. On the other hand, Bharti Airtel has already achieved 4G presence in more than 330 towns. Idea Cellular started with a Mysore launch along with 75 other South Indian towns while Reliance Jio Infocomm will launch 4G during the second quarter of 2016.