Vodafone Idea statement on Cyclone Fani in Orissa

Vodafone Idea has revived nearly 90% of its network in 10 affected Districts of Odisha which were impacted by cyclone Fani. Over 2600 sites are now operational connecting people in these cyclone-hit areas.

The company has managed to simultaneously restore 85% of broadband connectivity enabling its 3G and 4G users to use data services. Having quickly restored high levels of connectivity across 2G, 3G and 4G networks, VIL is also enabling users of other operators to latch onto its network through ICR voice during this critical period.

As the first operator to enable connectivity in parts of Puri town, VIL team is continuing to work closely with all stakeholders to expedite network restoration in Puri which has witnessed severe impact. It has already completed connecting 9 Blocks in the District. Stocked fuel and DG sets are being used to run the sites at a time when power supply is unavailable.

VIL commends the state administration and Collectors of affected areas for their speed, commitment and cooperation in the restoration exercise.

Vodafone Idea Ltd. is committed to being the preferred network provider for the people of Odisha.

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