Vodafone India Invests Rs 73 Cr in Goa

Vodafone-Invests-Rs-73-Cr-in-GoaVodafone India has invested over Rs 73 crore on ramping up network and distribution and retail presence in Goa circle in FY 2014-15.

Vodafone has expanded its network footprint by adding over 170 new 3G and 60 2G sites across Goa in the last financial year. Vodafone has its exclusive highest retail footprint in Goa with 5 Vodafone Stores and 10 Vodafone Mini Stores.

With this ramp up, Vodafone has further strengthened its position in Goa across relevant industry parameters – network coverage, subscriber base, retail footprint and revenue market share (RMS).

Ashish Chandra, business head, Maharashtra and Goa, Vodafone India said, “Gaining the trust of our customers and winning the distinction of being one of the most preferred mobile services provider in Goa circle is not incidental. It is their trust and support that has enabled us to further strengthen our position in Goa across key parameters – Network, Subscriber base, Retail footprint and Revenue Market Share.”

“We remain committed to continue investing in bringing the best in class, innovative, relevant products and services to win customer delight in the years to come,” added Chandra.

Having set up one of the largest networks in the circle, Vodafone now has 475+ 3G sites in Goa. 3G has shown tremendous uptake and has been growing at 100 percent YoY. Overall data contribution to circle service revenues is 18 percent.

With already one of the country’s largest exclusive retail footprint, Vodafone has continued to expand its reach to cover various parts of Goa. Presently, Vodafone has more than 15 retail outlets (largest and exclusive) in Goa.

Recently in collaboration with the Department of Posts, Vodafone introduced bill payment facility through computerized post offices in Goa. Vodafone has taken the first mover initiative to introduce the pay through post office facility to make it simple, easy, secure and less time consuming for postpaid customers to make their bill payments. More than 50 post offices are currently actively supporting bill payment.

Vodafone M-Pesa was launched in October 2013 in Goa and currently has 450+ agents in Goa, and a customer base of over 4,000 plus.

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