Vodafone Idea, India’s leading telecom service provider has announced the successful consolidation of its radio network integration in Bihar and Jharkhand within a short span of just two months.
With this, Bihar and Jharkhand is amongst the first nine circles to complete integration in the world’s largest network integration exercise which is currently underway in India. Vodafone Idea coverage is now available across 431 towns and 43,503 villages in Bihar and Jharkhand covering 79% population. 4G coverage has expanded to over 45.3% population in the region covering 56 districts including 343 towns and 19,931 villages in the region, or customers of both brands.
Monishi Ghosh, Business Head, Vodafone Idea said, “The successful consolidation of network in Bihar and Jharkhand circle will enable over 17.1 million customers of Vodafone and Idea to enjoy a unified network experience on 2G, 3G and 4G. We are deploying new age technologies to enhance customer experience as we are building a robust, future ready network in Bihar and Jharkhand.”
In other circles, network integration is taking place on a cluster-by-cluster basis and the subscribers of both Idea and Vodafone brands are gradually moving to a much larger and better network experience. Post integration customer enjoying high speed 4G services with faster connectivity.
Speaking about this mammoth network integration and consolidation project, Vishant Vora, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone Idea said, “With meticulous pre-merger planning and rigorous post-merger execution, we have ensured that our customers remain confidently connected and enjoy uninterrupted services even as we integrate and optimize our network in a phased manner across circles. We have partnered the best of global vendors and equipment suppliers to bring the best network experience for our customers.”