In the first stage, Vodafone VoLTE service will be available in Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka, and Kolkata and will be extended throughout the nation in a brief time, the company said in a statement.

“Vodafone is getting future prepared with the advent of newer technology and digital services. The introduction of VoLTE will enhance customer experience with HD quality phoning and provide our customers newer chances. Vodafone VoLTE is a significant step towards introducing autonomous technology enhancing our data strong community,” explained Sunil Sood, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone India.

Reliance Jio, using its entry into the telecom industry at India back in September 2016, was the first telco to provide VoLTE services in India. Airtel accompanied with a launching in September this year and has so far been established in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Chennai. Other operators are yet to enter this space, which empowers phone charges to be dropped appreciably if not completely.

Earlier this week, state-owned telecom operator BSNL declared it would start 4G solutions in the country in January, with Kerala its destination.