– Vi 4G network now offers faster 4G speeds and better voice clarity, even at indoor locations, as a result of deployment of L900 on 2371 sites in Ahmedabad and Surat
– Network enhancement initiatives will enable Vi 4G users to get enhanced data experience while accessing bouquet of OTT content and Hungama Music on the Vi app, as well as their other activities on the 4G voice & data network
Ahmedabad, February 19, 2022: Gujarat’s leading telecom brand Vi, has enhanced 4G experience for its customers in Gujarat on the back of several network initiatives enabling better indoor experience and faster speeds. Vi has till now deployed the highly efficient 900MHz spectrum band on 5773 sites in Gujarat which will enable customers to enjoy stronger network indoors while they work, study, socialize, access entertainment, ecommerce and other digital services on the network.
Vi has added 3460 4G sites in the last one year increasing coverage for its customers in Gujarat to stay confidently connected at all times. Vi users in Commercial/ Residential areas in Ahmedabad & Surat will have enhanced voice and data experience even in crowded/congested places.
A creative campaign has been rolled out to communicate the benefits of the enhanced 4G network to customers in Ahmedabad & Surat. The campaign invites customers to experience seamless indoor network connectivity in Surat and Ahmedabad, including high rise apartments.
Speaking about this initiative, Monishi Ghosh, Cluster Business Head, Gujarat, Vodafone Idea said, “In line with our ongoing campaign, I would like to extend an invitation to pre-paid and post-paid mobile phone users in Gujarat, to enjoy a superior, upgraded 4G experience on the state’s most preferred mobile network. We have undertaken multiple initiatives over the past year to widen our 4G coverage in Gujarat, as well as strengthen coverage in high traffic locations of major cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara. Vi customers can choose from a bouquet of choice plans that allow every member of the family to do more and get more on Vi’s 4G network. As we continue our endeavours toward 5G readiness, we remain committed to bring the best in technology, products and services to keep delighting our customers”.
Deployment of 900 MHz on 5773 sites has helped facilitate better indoor network experience, besides enhancing data speeds for Vi customers in Gujarat. Vi has also deployed over 2542 ma-MIMO installations and 1377 small cells in Gujarat for improving experience in high traffic locations of key cities in Gujarat like Anand, Ahmedabad, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara and Valsad amongst others.
Keeping its focus on Gujarat as a key market, Vi is also conducting 5G trials in Gandhinagar. It has successfully trialed 5G Voice over New Radio (VoNR), during the ongoing trials on Govt allocated 5G spectrum. Once deployed, the VoNR solution will enable Vi to offer its subscribers high-definition voice experience over 5G, as well as several advanced voice applications and use cases in the future. Earlier, Vi announced recording highest 5G speeds as well as demonstrated a range of 5G use cases including Immersive real time Cloud Gaming, Immersive experiential learning, Intelligent Video Surveillance, 360 Virtual experience, along with its technology partner Nokia.