Having already upgraded chunks of its mobile network to 4G in several parts of Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown, Wellington finally got its turn with Vodafone’s 4G system now available in central Wellington.
Telecom has indicated that they will launch their 4G offering in October, starting with Auckland, while 2Degrees is to kick off its 4G network build in 2014.
After levying a demand notice of 650 crore on Bharti Airtel, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is set to issue two notices totaling 100 crore on Vodafone for allowing its subscribers a local dialing facility which helped them bypass roaming charges in two service areas between 2003 and 2005.
Kyle Whitehill has officially taken up his role as the CEO of Vodafone Qatar.
Commenting on Whitehill’s appointment, Vodafone Qatar chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah al-Thani said: “I and the entire board of Vodafone Qatar would like to welcome Kyle and look forward to working with him to take Vodafone Qatar to new strengths. I am sure that Kyle’s long telecommunications experience, especially his deep experience in enterprise and fixed line services, will ensure the continued success of Vodafone in Qatar.”
Telecom giant Vodafone has unveiled a new campaign saying it will launch competitively priced mobile Internet packs as it looks to increase base of its 3G users in Mumbai circle. About 47 per cent of smartphone users from our subscriber base are 3G users. So, there is still a large number of users, who have smartphones but have not moved to 3G,” Vodafone India Business Head (Mumbai) Arvind Vohra told reporters here.