The second largest telco Vodafone has added 9,200 more telecom tower sites in Maharashtra and Goa in 2017 for its 2 crore customers in the two states. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
“We have seen a rapid rise in data consumption, both in urban areas as well as in rural pockets of Maharashtra & Goa. Our network expansion drive has accordingly kept pace to fulfill this growing demand,” Ashish Chandra, its business head for the states, said in a statement. Also Read - Fake WhatsApp message claims free internet for three months, don't fall for it
The telco, which is slated to merge with its next best competitor Idea Cellular soon, has increased its data services coverage to 7,000 towns in 35 districts of the two states. Also Read - Vi (Vodafone Idea) is now focusing on growing broadband business with You Broadband
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.