Reliance Jio to install 45,000 mobile towers in 6 months

The source said that RJIL informed Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha that it has already invested Rs 1.6 lakh crore in the networks and installed 2.82 lakh base stations across the country.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 2, 2016 8:17 pm
Reliance Jio, Reliance Jio towers, Telecom sectro news, latest news, Tech news, National news,  Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Jio “Jio said that it has made all effort to provide good consumer experience but non-availability of point of interconnection from Airtel, Vodafone and Idea has led to high call failure rate on its network.,” said the source.

Telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm will install around 45,000 mobile towers in the next six months to boost its 4G network. “Reliance Jio in meeting with Telecom Minister (Manoj Sinha) has committed to installing (rpt) installing 45,000 mobile towers in next six months to further strengthen its network. The company has said that it has plans to invest Rs 1 lakh crore over a period of 4 years and the new towers are part of this investment,” an official source told PTI.

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No immediate comments were received from Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) on the matter.

The source said that RJIL informed minister that it has already invested Rs 1.6 lakh crore in the networks and installed 2.82 lakh base stations across the country covering 18,000 cities and 2 lakh villages.

“Jio said that it has made all effort to provide good consumer experience but non-availability of point of interconnection from Airtel, Vodafone and Idea has led to high call failure rate on its network. Minister (Sinha) then directed telecom operators to resolve PoI issue among themselves at the earliest,” the source said.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has recommended to impose Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular holding them responsible for congestion in RJIL network.

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Jio attended a meeting called by Trai on Tuesday to resolve interconnection issue.

The meeting, which lasted for more than two hours, was attended by Bharti Airtel MD and CEO Gopal Vittal, Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood, Idea MD and CEO Himanshu Kapania and Reliance Jio Director Mahendra Nahata.

Trai Chairman RS Sharma asked them to mutually resolve interconnection issue at the earliest and warned action against those found liable for poor service quality benchmark around network congestion, call drop etc.

The incumbent operators received no respite from Trai on penalty of Rs 3,050 crore recommended by it.

According to sources, Sharma asked them to look at present and future plan of action to resolve quality issue in networks.

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    Nitin Jaiswal
    Aug 19, 2017 at 7:43 pm
    जिओ टावर लगवाने के लिए अप्लाई किया जा रहा है कृपया ध्यान दीजिए
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      Ramesh gehlot
      Aug 19, 2017 at 10:47 am
      Dear sir ,मेरे गांव मे लगभग 7000 लोगों की आबादी है, लेकिन एक भी टावर नहीं है, आस पास लगभग 3000 लोगों की आबादी है, mobile users लगभग 8000 है !so plz आप tower लगवाने की कृपा करें तो मेहरबानी होगी! Thanks गोपीनाथ का गड़ा dist.बांसवाड़ा, राजस्थान, पिन कोड 327034 Phone no.7726830841 9660318180
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        Brijmohan
        Aug 17, 2017 at 3:54 pm
        Dear sir I have space land of 1024 sq feet . Please install a mobail tower on it. Address is Gali No. 10, Subhash Mohalla, Bhajanpur, Near Pani ki tanki and Police station. Please contect me at Brij: 9582934582.
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          Satpal Singh
          Aug 11, 2017 at 6:08 pm
          Satpal singh Please Give me a mobail tower . Pin cod no 245411 West U P Mobail no 8826319057
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            Satpal Singh
            Aug 11, 2017 at 5:59 pm
            Dear Sir Please give me a mobail . Village wet Nager Gangawli Post Partapur Distic Buland shaher Pin cod no 245411 west U P Mobail no 8826319057
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              Satpal Singh
              Aug 11, 2017 at 5:47 pm
              Satpal singh Mobail no 8826319057 Pin cod no 245411 Distic Buland shaher West U P
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                Satpal Singh
                Aug 11, 2017 at 5:32 pm
                Dear sir I have space land . Please give me a mobail tower. My vilage wet nager Gangawli Post Partapur Distic Buland Shaher Pin Cod 245411 West U P Mobail no 8826319057 Please contect me.
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                  sanjay kumar yadav
                  Aug 10, 2017 at 11:03 am
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