Vi Further Expands Network Capacity Across Four Circles, Enhances Digital Connectivity 

  • Upgrades its spectrum bandwidth across LTE 900 MHz, LTE 1800 MHz, LTE 2100 MHz, and LTE 2500 MHz bands.
  • 3+ Crore Vi customers in Kerala, Karnataka, Punjab, and Haryana will benefit from an enhanced network with faster speeds. 

In line with its commitment to enable its customers to thrive in this ever-evolving digital world, Vi, a leading telecom player, has taken a strategic step to upgrade its network capacity across four key markets, namely Kerala, Karnataka, Punjab, and Haryana. 

The increased network capacity will provide 3+ crore Vi customers with a superior network experience and faster speed while they adopt digital services to work, study, socialize and access entertainment. This network upgrade reiterates Vi’s commitment to empower customers in a digital first world by catalyzing the journey toward becoming a digital native.  

Vi has upgraded its robust network infrastructure across four circles, as below: 

CirclesNetwork EnhancementCities that will benefit
KeralaAcross 14 districts, deployed 900MHz spectrum on 950+ sites.3G shutdown in Kerala & re-farming 4G to enhance LTE 2100 from 5 MHz to 10 MHz in over 2500 sites. Kochi, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Malappuram and other large towns
PunjabUpgraded 4G spectrum bandwidth in LTE 2500 from 10 MHz to 20 MHz across 1200+ sites , 3G shutdown & refarming 4G to enhance LTE 2100 from 5 MHz to 10 MHz & LTE 1800 from 10 MHz to 15 MHzChandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Kharar, Zirakpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Patiala, Hoshiarpur, Pathankot, Khanna, Moga and Bathinda
Karnataka Upgraded the spectrum bandwidth in LTE 2100 MHz band from 5 MHz to 10 MHz across 1000+ sitesMysuru, Mandya, Kolar, and Tumkur
HaryanaUpgraded the spectrum bandwidth in LTE 900 MHz band from 5 MHz to 10 MHzSirsa, Kurukshetra, Shahbad

Commenting on this development, Jagbir Singh, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone Idea, said, “Digital infrastructure forms the bedrock for creating a digital-first society for a billion+ Indians. Our commitment to offering unparalleled connectivity solutions and an exceptional customer experience to our valued customers places us at the forefront of digital India. The network upgrade across these four circles is a testament to our ongoing pan-national efforts to further empower our customers by unlocking the infinite benefits of the digital highway. With this development, we aim to address the growing digital needs of our customers, ensuring robust connectivity, faster data speeds, overall improved performance, and strengthening customer delight.”  

Harnessing the power of digital and empowering its customers to thrive in this digital era, Vi offers various services such as jobs, education, entertainment, leisure, lifestyle, etc. Vi customers can also explore Vi Movies & TV, which provides access to 400+ live TV channels, more than 60,000 hours of cinema, and all leading OTT platforms at no cost.

Vi remains focused on capital investments in its 17 priority circles to expand high-speed broadband network coverage and capacity. 

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