Mumbai, Jul 29: One of the leading mobile operators in India, Vodafone, plans to launch 3G mobile services by the end of 2010.
Top official from the Vodafone Essar Limited, the Indian subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc, has told that the company will launch 3G services in nine circles by the end of 2010.
"We are ready to launch 3G services in nine circles by 2010 end. We are waiting for spectrum allocation. As soon as we get the spectrum, we will be able to launch our services," said Marten Pieters, Vodafone Essar Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
Pieters also told that the customers would have to pay more to get better 3G services.
Vodafone had secured 3G spectrum in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (East) and West Bengal during the 3G auctions.