Kolkata, Oct 8(UNI) Expanding its network, Vodafone Essar East would connect all villages in West Bengal by 2009.
"All villages of the state would be connected in the next one to one-and-a-half years", company's chief executive officer Sridhar Rao told reporters here.
Mr Rao said the company was increasing cell sites for better services by adding 50 to 60 cell sites in in Kolkata alone.
At present, the company has 1,400 cell sites in Kolkata, an 1,900 in the Bengal circle.
He said the company would also launch Vodafone-branded GSM phones.