Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi) has deployed additional 1800 MHz spectrum band on all 11,000 sites in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. As per the company, in the last one year, it has added over 660 new sites, added capacity to the existing 6,201 sites and augmented spectrum in all 11,000 sites in the two states. These network enhancements will enable its customers to stay connected at all times. 

Further, Vi has rolled out a creative campaign to communicate the benefits of the stronger Vi GIGAnet to customers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The campaign invites customers in the two states to experience two times faster speeds on Vi GIGAnet. 

Deployment of additional 1800 MHz on all 11,000 sites and additional 2500 MHz on over 3000 sites has enhanced speeds for Vi customers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Third party network audit certification and customer experience measurement validator ValuConnex has certified that Vi GIGAnet delivered two times faster speeds post the deployment of additional spectrum across 1800 MHz, 2100 Mhz and 2500 MHz bands. The audit was carried out to test speeds in September 2022 as against October 2021. 

Commenting on the initiative, Siddhartha Jain, cluster business head, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Karnataka, Vi, said, “In line with our ongoing campaign, I would like to extend an invitation to all mobile phone users in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to enjoy a superior, upgraded network experience with two times faster speeds on Vi GIGAnet. We have undertaken multiple initiatives over the past year to widen our coverage as well as strengthen network capacity across the length and breadth of the two states. Vi customers can choose from a bouquet of plans that allow every member of the family to do more and get more on Vi network. As we continue our endeavour towards 5G readiness, we remain committed to offer the best products and services enabling our customers to thrive in a digital world.”