The addition of 3 million 3G data connections in the quarter - the highest 3G adoption by Vodafone India customers in a quarter – led to the telco reaching the 10 million 3G connection mark in India for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 (Q1-FY15). It had reported 7 million 3G connections in the previous quarter and 3.7 million 3G connections in the same quarter last year. In comparison, RCOM had 12.9 million 3G connections in Q4-FY14, Airtel had 10.98 million 3G connections in Q4-FY14 while Idea's 3G connection base was at 10.6 million for Q1-FY15. Remember that Vodafone had resumed 3G services in 11 circles through its intra-circle roaming agreement with Airtel and Idea Cellular during the quarter, enabling them to offer 3G services in these circles where they do not have 3G spectrum. It's possible that this contributed to the significant growth in Vodafone India's 3G subscribers base,…
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