Vodafone Idea Refarms 3G Spectrum To Offer 4G Services In Delhi & NCR
Vodafone Idea (Vi) Wednesday said it has refarmed the 3G spectrum to 4G across all sites in the Delhi & NCR circle to enhance GIGAnet 4G capacity in the national capital.
Under this exercise, it has deployed 5MHz of 2100MHz of the spectrum to enhance indoor coverage for its customers.
“The existing 4G infrastructure, being further strengthened with the migration of 3G spectrum to 4G, will give Vi GIGAnet 4G customers in Delhi the advantages of being on a network that offers wider coverage, network quality as well as stronger traffic carriage capacity,” the telco said in a statement.
India’s telecom sector, in the efforts of enabling policies including more quantum of the spectrum, is set to establish new benchmarks in the next-generation network deployments and service delivery.
According to broadband testing firm Ookla, Vi delivered the fastest 4G download and upload speeds compared to all other operators across 40 locations in India, including Delhi, during July to September 2020 period.
“We have over 2400 ma-MIMO installations in Delhi & NCR which is by far the highest by any operator in the region. Vodafone Idea has also deployed 2100+ small cells in Delhi & NCR for improving the experience in congested areas within the city such as Govindpuri, Gandhi Nagar, Lakshmi Nagar, etc. All these network augmentation initiatives have been undertaken to offer our customers an enhanced 4G data experience and to complement their data demand,” said Arvinder Singh Sachdev, Operations Director- Delhi & NCR, Punjab, Haryana, HP, J&K, Ladakh, Vodafone Idea.