Vodafone has announced the rollout of 4G-ready SIM cards in the Delhi and NCR region. The formal launch of the 4G services in Delhi and NCR region will begin shortly, Vodafone hasn’t given an exact date.
“Customers who are upgrading to 4G-Ready SIMs will be rewarded with free 1GB 4G internet, at the time of launch. All they need to do is send a short SMS “GO4G” to 199.,” says the Vodafone press statement.
To upgrade to 4G-ready SIMs, existing Vodafone customers can approach any Vodafone store in their locality and ask for a 4G ready SIM free of cost. Till the 4G services begin, customers can still access their current mobile plans on the new 4G ready SIM. These customers will automatically be upgraded to 4G once the services begin in Delhi and NCR region.
Speaking about the rollout, Apoorva Mehrotra, business head, Delhi & NCR for Vodafone India, said, “Before we step into the next generation of telecommunications, we want to make the transition to 4G to be smooth and seamless for our 10 million customers in Delhi & NCR. Hence, this facility to upgrade to 4G-ready SIMs in advance. We are excited and fully geared up to launch our 4G services on the superior 1800 MHz band in Delhi & NCR very soon.”
Vodafone has already launched its 4G services in Kerala and Mysuru in Karnataka. Metros such as Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru are expected to get 4G services by March 2016.