Vodafone Idea restores 90% of its network in cyclone affected Districts of Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: Telecom Operator 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 FANI hit areas.

Earlier, two other leading operators Airtel and Reliance Jio have claimed that they have restored 90% of their networks in the cyclone affected 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” Vodafone Idea said in a statement.

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