Vodafone declared the launch of its latest generation of environmentally responsible solar energy phone in India.In areas with decent sunlight this handset uses a solar powered solution which benificial to users.Vodafone Essar Ltd. has introduced solar handset on tuesday it expected to attract the masses of rural India that electricity.
Every month India has been adding 20Million mobile subscribers , but many are in rural areas where electricity supply can be erratic at best. This VF 247 solar power handset comes with very essential features such as FM radio, color screen and a powerful flashlight and will be commercially available soon.
A third Indians have no access to electricity, but they get plenty of sun.Vodafone network coverage areas 65% is the second highest in India. Also has the second largest subscriber base in rural areas of the country.This launch is likely to allow more people in rural India to get mobile and therefore increases penetration from the current 20 percent.