Vi enhances network capacity to cater to country’s growing data demand
Gets recognized by various global and Indian network testing agencies as best network provider
Mumbai, August 6, 2022: Leading telecom operator, Vi, has significantly enhanced network capacity to meet the growing data demands of Digital India. The company’s network investment initiatives continue to deliver a significant capacity uplift with data capacity now ~2.9x times compared to September 2018.
Vi has enhanced network capacity through spectrum refarming from 3G to 4G enabling superior network experience for users. Coverage expansion in sub GHz band has led to improved customer experience and better indoor coverage.
Vi’s improved network performance has been consistently endorsed by various global and Indian network testing agencies over the past one year. Vi continues to deliver the fastest 4G Download and Upload Speeds on its pan-India 4G network enabling users to work, study, socialize, access entertainment, ecommerce and other digital services.
It has been rated highest in voice call quality in the country as per TRAI’s “MyCall” app data for 17 out of 20 months between November 2020 and June 2022.
Commenting on the network performance, Jagbir Singh, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited said, “Vi has consistently been ranked for the best data and voice quality network by various third party testing agencies. This is a validation of the efforts of our network engineers, and our technology interventions, to provide superior customer experience to our users, especially in this hybrid work environment. We have increased our 4G population coverage, significantly enhanced our capacity, and rolled out various initiatives to improve indoor 4G coverage across many markets in the country. Vi remains committed to provide world class digital experiences to our customers to stay ahead in life, thrive and build a better tomorrow.”
As a 5G ready network, Vi has recently acquired mid band 5G spectrum (3300 MHz band) in 17 priority circles and mmWave 5G spectrum (26 GHz band) in 16 circles, which will enable it to offer superior 5G experience to Vi customers as well as strengthen enterprise offerings and provide new opportunities for business growth in the emerging 5G era.