Taking its network modernization programme to the next-level, Telenor India announces modernization of 10,000 network sites in all its six operating circles.
Claimed to be the fastest upgrade on a live network in the telecom industry, the company is known to swap around 50 sites in a day.
“The network modernization programme shows our commitment to offer enhanced network quality experience and enrich the lives of our customers with affordable and relevant services. In a spectrum constrained and highly competitive business environment, the efficiencies we derive from the new network will help us maintain a cost efficient operation and be future ready to manage the increasing demand from our customers for data services,” said Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor (India) Communications.
The modernized sites have deployed Lean GSM solution that improves the network capacity by nearly 25% using the same spectrum resources and provides superior voice and data experience.
“We are becoming future ready and this project will enable us to launch relevant services on any technology by ensuring that we make life full paisa vasool for our customers,” said Tanveer Mohammad, chief operating officer, Telenor India.
The company aims to complete the swap of its remaining sites by Q1 of 2017.