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Vodafone India Deploys World’s Largest 200G Long-Haul Network

- Launched India’s largest fiber network of over 43,000 kms across 88 cities in 75 days
- First telecom provider in India to offer Optical Virtual Private Network as a service

Strengthening its technological leadership, Vodafone India today announced the deployment of India’s largest long haul fiber network across 88 cities. The company has installed more than 43,000 kms of 200G long-haul network in 75 days, making it  the world’s fastest and biggest optical deployment project.

With the growth in data consumption and adoption of new technologies like 5G and VoLTE, the 200G long-haul network will enable Vodafone to further improve on its already leading latency performance and enhance customer experience for mobile and enterprise customers.



Speaking about the launch of India’s largest 200G long-haul network, Vishant Vora, Director – Technology, Vodafone India, said, “Consumers and businesses are increasingly demanding flexible, secure and efficient ways to consume data. Moving towards 200G long-haul network is a significant step by Vodafone India to lead and provide seamless network and high bandwidth to our consumers. This 200G Ultra Long Haul Fiber Network allows enterprise customers on performance monetization and improving customer experience.  We are proud that our team could install India’s largest 200G network in a record time, making it’s the fastest deployment across the globe”

The 200G long-haul network brings differentiating capabilities to customers like:
·         OVPN – Horizontal and Vertical Network resource slicing for customers
·         Latency Based Routing ensures low latency paths
·         Fiber Doctor – Online fiber monitoring to detect fault and improve fiber repair MTTR
·         T-SDN Enabled Network for centralized controller, resource and service visualization

About Vodafone India:

Vodafone India is a 100% fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving 223 million customers (over 120 million in rural areas). Commencing operations in 2007, Vodafone is today India’s largest foreign direct investor, with a robust, award winning business and committed for the long term. Vodafone Business Services serves the needs of enterprises and government by providing total telecommunications (Voice and Data) solutions across mobility and wireline platforms. Our mobile wallet, M-Pesa is a unique and innovative money transfer service from Vodafone that fosters financial inclusion.

Committed to optimizing the near ubiquitous reach of mobile telephony to address national developmental priorities, the Vodafone Foundation partners is actively engaged in community development initiatives especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster Relief. Building on its global experience and expertise, an outreach across India and offering a comprehensive portfolio of technologies- 2G, 3G & 4G, Vodafone is uniquely positioned to actualize the vision of Digital India.

Globally, Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 48 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 31 March 2018, Vodafone Group had 522.8 million mobile customers and 18.8 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.

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