Vodafone India today announced its 3G and HSPA network deployment with Nokia Siemens and Ericsson India in their 9 licensed circles across India. Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai & Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (East) and West Bengal. Vodafone will utilise the HSPA technology for more exciting services like video conferencing, mobile broadband, high streaming video on mobile and many others.
“Globally, Vodafone provides enhanced 3G experiences to a large base of customers. India is now ready for 3G, and we are committed to offer similar high-quality 3G services to our Indian customers. Ericsson and Nokia Siemens are specialists in this area and we view this as a very strategic alliance, in order to deliver and maintain a high quality network which customers will expect from Vodafone.”
– Marten Pieters, Managing Director, Vodafone Essar
“We are extremely honoured to be chosen by Vodafone Essar for their 3G HSPA network deployment in India. The contract further strengthens Ericsson’s position as the leading mobile communications supplier in the Indian market and demonstrates yet again our long-term strategic partnership with Vodafone Essar. We are confident that our undisputed technology leadership and global experience will contribute to the rapid expansion of India’s mobile Broadband market.”
– Gowton Achaibar, Head of Region, Ericsson India
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when this 3G service will work in bombay,
MTNL sucks, you have to bribe their people to get a sim card (even prepaid) and i am not doing it.
so any dates on vodafone 3G in mumbai
It will take time. Today they announced their planning to implement. Hang on with MTNL lol
mtnl sucks, limited to few areas.
i am exited as i am vodafone BIS.
Follow them on twitter, @VodafoneIN but they didnt even tweet abt this news I guess. :S