Indian telecom service Videocon might launch 4G service in UP and Bihar by the end of this year, as it has announced to invest Rs. 1,200 crores over three years on high-speed 4G mobile services.
4G service will be launched in the above mentioned two states by December at rates at par with 2G and 3G Internet services. “We have partially launched our 2G services in UP East, UP West and Bihar service areas.
Our plan is to launch 4G services across select cities starting December with an investment of Rs. 1,200 crores spread over three years,” Videocon Telecom Director and CEO Arvind Bali told PTI.
The company will launch this service in 29 cities and to introduce this service Videocon has teamed up with Huawei and Nokia Networks as its technology partner.
Companies involved in the 4G mobile broadband claims to have the speed of about 68 megabit per second (Mbps) in India, allowing users to watch online videos without any buffering.
“We will offer 4G mobile broadband at par with 2G and 3G rates in 29 cities. People will be able to make voice calls using the broadband that will be offered to them.
We are going to deploy Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology for this. In rest of the cities we will offer 2G service,” Bali further added.