India’s second largest telecom operator Vodafone India Wednesday said that it has invested over Rs 1050 crores on ramping up network, distribution and retail presence in Maharashtra and Goa circles over the past 12 months.
The company said that 3G has been growing at 100 % year-on-year and the overall data contribution to circle service revenue now stands at 18%.During this period, Vodafone has increased its exclusive retail footprint by rolling out 17 Vodafone Stores and 200 Vodafone Mini Stores.
Presently, Vodafone has more than 900 retail outlets in Maharashtra and Goa. Over the past 12 months, Vodafone has launched 22 Global Design Stores in Maharashtra and Goa, as part of an initiative to offer an unmatched retail experience to its new age customers.
Launched in October 2013, Vodafone M-Pesa currently has over 7115 agents in Maharashtra and Goa, and a customer base of over 2.96 lakhs, the company said.