Vi (Vodafone Idea) is shutting down its 3G providers in Delhi from January 15. As a results of the brand new change, the operator has began asking its prospects within the Delhi circle to improve their current SIM to 4G. The transfer is part of Vi’s ongoing spectrum re-farming beneath which the operator is utilizing its 3G spectrum for 4G providers. It was already put in place in Bengaluru and Mumbai earlier this month. Vi prospects within the capital metropolis must improve their current SIM to 4G by visiting their close by shops.
To inform prospects in regards to the swap, Gadgets 360 has learnt that Vi has began sending out an SMS message to its prospects within the Delhi circle. The message asks customers to improve their SIM to 4G earlier than January 15 to obtain uninterrupted service on their telephones.
It is essential to level out that whereas Vi will proceed to supply voice calling by way of 2G to prospects who will not have the ability to improve their SIM to 4G, knowledge providers will not be accessible on outdated SIM connections. The change can even not influence customers who’re already utilizing a Vi 4G SIM.
Vi is asking prospects to go to their close by retailer to improve their SIM to 4G to proceed to get knowledge and voice providers on their telephones.
According to the knowledge supplied by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Vi has over 16.21 million wi-fi subscribers within the Delhi circle.
Vi began re-farming its 3G spectrum for 4G in Bengaluru earlier this month. It expanded that transfer to Mumbai final week.
“Supplementing the existing 4G infrastructure with the expansion on 2,100MHz layer has brought about enhanced data speeds, besides a better indoor network experience for Vi customers in Mumbai,” Rajendra Chourasia, Operations Director – Mumbai, Vi, had stated on the time on utilizing 3G spectrum for 4G providers within the metropolis.
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