Vodafone launches 4G LTE services in Kolkata

After offering 4G SIM cards to its subscribers, Vodafone has now officially launched its 4G LTE services in Kolkata.


Vodafone India has announced the launch of the 4G LTE services in Kolkata including BBD Baug, Park Street, Alipore, Bally gunge, Salt Lake Sector 5, Airport and EM bypass. The service, which in Kolkata is built on a strong fibre backhaul and is supported by its own new and superfast 3G services on a modern network of 2100 MHz, would allow customers to experience and enhanced mobile internet experience with faster uploads/downloads.

As an introductory offer, Vodafone is offering a complimentary upgrade to 4G SIM for all its customers. Further the company is also offering Free Unlimited movie subscription through a partnership with Hungama Play for three months. The data packs are priced at just Rs. 42 for 150 MB to Rs. 2099 for 25 GB.

Speaking about the launch, Anand Nripendra Sahai, Business Head–Kolkata and Rest of Bengal Circles, Vodafone India, said, “Kolkata is a significant growth market for Vodafone India with data contributing around 25% of total revenues and growing at a rate of over 45% annually.  We are proud and delighted that Vodafone has chosen Kolkata as the first major metro in India to launch 4G. Beginning with key business and residential corridors, we will soon expand our 4G services in a phased manner to launch 4G across the city of Kolkata by June 2016. We will continue to pursue our customer centric strategy of catering to the evolving needs of retail and enterprise customers for better and smarter solutions for both voice and data. We invite our data savvy customers in Kolkata to make the most of the bonanza of special benefits being offered and enjoy the best mobile internet experience.”