Vodafone Essar Limited India

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Vodafone Essar started its operations in India in 1994 and is under the Vodafone Group. The company Vodafone Essar Limited has become one of the leading companies in the telecom sector in India due to its high standard of services that it provides to its customers.

The company Vodafone Essar has its operations in 16 telecom circles of the country, which covers around 86% of the customer mobile base in India. The company offers both postpaid and prepaid GSM cellular mobile coverage all across India and its hold is especially strong in the metropolitan cities. The company Vodafone Essar Limited provides services like 2G, which are based on 1800Mhz and 900Mhz GSM digital technology. The company Vodafone Essar also offers voice and data services.

Vodafone Essar Limited has received many awards over the years such as the Best Mobile Service in India, Most Effective and Most Creative Advertiser of the Year, and Most Respected Telecom Company. The company Vodafone Essar Limited's chairman is Asim Ghosh, vice chairman is Arun Sarin, and non- executive chairman is Ravi Ruia. The Vodafone Essar subscriber bases in the cities of India are:
  • Kolkata - 1,632,875
  • Mumbai - 2,989,970
  • Delhi - 3,002,442
  • Chennai - 981,996
The company Vodafone Essar Limited plans to spend more than ` 250 crore in launching low price cell phones in India. The company's objective in doing this is to bring in millions of cheap mobile handsets from around the world into the country and then sell them under the Vodafone brand name in order to maximize sales. It is expected that the company Vodafone Essar Limited will price the handsets in the range of ` 666, ` 999, and ` 888. In this way the company expects to attract new customers and thus expand its customer base that stands at 35 million in 2007.

Vodafone Essar plans to sell the low price handsets from its 4 lakhs distribution outlets. The company will buy the low cost cell phones from the firm ZTE that is located in China. The Company ZTE will ship more than 10 million low cost cell phones to India that will then be sold by the company Vodafone Essar. Vodafone Essar Company also has plans to expand in the near future and for this it is planning to take a loan overseas of around US$ 500 million. The company Vodafone Essar Limited will use the money to expand the company's network, better its technology, and open more distribution centers. All these measures will help to increase the customer base of the company Vodafone Essar.

Vodafone Essar is one of the topmost companies in the telecom sector in India and is well known for the best quality of products and services offered to its customers. And this is the reason that the customer base of the company Vodafone Essar Limited has been increasing at a very rapid pace. The company is planning to launch low price cell phones in the country and also expand its operations. This is sure to help the company Vodafone Essar to grow and prosper even more in the future.

Vodafone Essar Limited
Peninsula Corporate Park
Ganpatrao Kadam Marg
Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013
India
T +91 9619215000
F +9122 24963645

Nodal Officer :-
Name: Sushma Khanna
Address: C 48, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase II, New Delhi 110 020
Phone: +91 98116 99317
Fax: +91 9811000009 / +91 98110 98114
Email: Sushma.nodal@vodafone.com

Write to us :- Vodafone Essar Mobile Services Limited
C 48, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase II, New Delhi 110 020
Email: vodafonecare.del@vodafone.com
Fax: 9811098114 / 9811000009

Last updated on 05thMay 2011