Telecom operator Vodafone Idea on Saturday said that it has started using 3G spectrum for 4G services in Mumbai and claimed that customers in the metro city will get higher data speed with the refarming of spectrum.

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Vi urges 3G subscribers to upgrade to 4G

Vodafone Idea has 5 megahertz of spectrum in 2100 Mhz band which was being used for 3G services.

Highlights regarding Vi

  • Vi (Vodafone Idea) is giving its 3G subscribers a 4G SIM, free of cost
  • Vi said that it will continue to provide 2G services in Mumbai
  • Vodafone Idea has 5 megahertz of spectrum in 2100 Mhz band

Enhancing the current 4G framework with the extension on 2100 MHz layer has achieved improved information speeds, other than a superior indoor organization experience for Vi clients in Mumbai.

We demand all Vi 3G clients to visit the closest retail source at the most punctual to move up to a 4G SIM, liberated from cost and begin encountering the maximum capacity of Vi GIGAnet 4G,” Rajendra Chourasia, Operations Director-Mumbai, Vodafone Idea said in an assertion.

Vi (Vodafone Idea) is the third largest operator in India with a nationwide presence. Vi offers cellular network services in 2G, 3G, and 4G VoLTE. The operator also provides value-added services including a weekend data rollover offer to let customers carry forward their unused data to the weekend.

Similarly, there is a range of prepaid and postpaid plans by Vi — aligning with those of Airtel and Reliance Jio. Like other telcos, Vi allows you to port your mobile number from your existing network to Vi using the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) facility. It is available for both prepaid and postpaid mobile users.

Vi (Vodafone Idea) who are on 3G association can get quicker 4G experience when they utilize a 4G handset and a 4G SIM. “This improvement going ahead the impact points of the organization of 5 MHz of 2100 MHz range band, implies that Vi clients in Mumbai will appreciate higher download and transfer speeds separated from better indoor inclusion.

The current 4G foundation, increase with the relocation of 3G range to 4G, gives Vi GIGAnet 4G the triple preferences of more extensive inclusion, network quality just as more grounded traffic carriage limit in Mumbai,” the assertion said. Vi said that it will keep on offering 2G types of assistance in Mumbai.