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Vodafone plans 3G expansion in 50 Assam towns

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downloadVodafone India has announced the expansion of its 3G services to over 50 towns in Assam.

Alok Verma, Vodafone India Business Head – Assam and North East Circle, said in a statement, “We acquired 3G spectrum in March 2015 auctions and have made significant investments of Rs 500 crore in Assam and North East Circle to provide high-speed mobile Internet services to our valued customers.

“We will continue to expand in a phased manner to cover more geography across Assam and North East, thereby bringing in further investments in the region.”

So far, Vodafone has activated over 1,000 3G cell sites across Assam, including over 300 sites in Guwahati, and it continues to add more towers, as per the statement.

Vodafone, as part of its 50 towns expansion plan on its own 3G network roll-out, has now covered key areas in Assam like Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Nagaon, Silchar, Tezpur, Tinsukia, the statement added.

In the NE Circle, Vodafone has even rolled out its own 3G network in Itanagar, Bomdila, Tawang, Along, Basar, Bhalukpong, Dirang, Changlang, Palin and Seppa in Arunachal Pradesh; Kohima and Dimapur in Nagaland; Jowai, Nongpoh, Tura, Shillong and Ladrimbai in Meghalaya; Aizawl in Mizoram; Agartala and Teliamura in Tripura and Imphal in Manipur.

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