Telenor India to add 950 new sites covering over 3380 rural areas in Bihar and Jharkhand. The expansion plans comes alongside network swap and upgradation happening at the existing 3235 sites in B&J as part of the modernisation plan.
Empowering network experience for its consumers, with this current encompassment the company reports – Telenor sites to go upto 4185 in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. The new network will help Telenor deliver better voice quality and enhanced data speed to its customers.
Commenting on the new expansion of network in B&J, Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor (India) Communications said, “Telenor is committed to offer seamless coverage and network experience in B&J. We will continue to invest in one of our most successful and fastest growing markets. With the new sites we are taking our most affordable ‘Paisa vasool’ voice and Internet services even more closer to our customers. We are preparing ourselves to meet the demands to enable the digital lifestyle for them. The new new network will fullfil our ambition of Internet for All and will be future ready to launch any technology to serve our customers efficiently.”
Alongside the expansion and modernisation plan, Telenor is also committing to swell its retail footprint as it plans to add at least 14,250 new sales outlets.
“We are confident that these aggressive network and retail expansions will enhance our network capacity to meet the rising demand for not only voice but also data services in the circle. With energy efficient, flexible and scalable infrastructure, we will be able to optimise network costs and improve our outdoor as well as indoor coverage added A.E.A. Jameel, Circle Business Head, Bihar and Jharkhand, Telenor (India) communications”
As part of the deal, in the next two years, 24000 sites in Telenor circles will be swapped and modernised with state-of-the-art equipments offering enhanced power and spectral efficiencies for superior customer experience.