Vodafone 4G services expected to rollout soon in Kolkata

After launching its 4G LTE services in India, Vodafone is now all set to launch its services in Mumbai and has started getting its customers ready to experience the new services.


Vodafone India has announced that it is all set to roll out its 4G LTE services in Kolkata. As such the operator is offering 4G SIM cards to all its existing subscribers at its 28 exclusive stores located at prominent locations in and around Kolkata. Once the 4G services are rolled out, customers can experience the services on their 4G handset using the new 4G SIM cards.

To get the new 4G-Ready SIM card, Vodafone customers can walk into any nearby Vodafone store and place a request for a 4G SIM card. After proper identification process and 4G enabled handset compatibility check, you will receive the new 4G-SIM card. To activate the new SIM, SMS ‘SIMEX <your 19-20 digit new 4G SIM card number>’ to 55199. On receiving the response send the last 6 digits of the new SIM number to 55199 within 2 hours. The SIM would then be activated.

Speaking about the initiative, Anand Sahai, Business Head–Kolkata and Rest of Bengal Circles, Vodafone India, said, “Vodafone is the leading telecommunication services provider in Kolkata and our 5 million customers have a lot to look forward to. 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. Hence, this facility to upgrade to 4G-ready SIMs in advance. We are excited and fully geared up to launch our 4G services on the superior 1800 MHz band in Kolkata very soon.”