Aircel to roll-out 13000 2G, 3G and 4G sites across the country by December 2015

Aircel, today announced its network expansion of adding 13000 2G, 3G and 4G sites across the country by December 2015. The plan is in line with the growing demand for mobile telephony services and to offer better customer experience, uninterrupted services and enhanced data speeds.


Sameer Dave, Chief Technology Officer, Aircel said, “In line with our commitment to offer seamless, uninterrupted and differentiated services to our customers, Aircel regularly undertakes drive tests, installation of in-building solutions and upgrades network software to implement new features to ensure higher customer satisfaction on the Aircel network. Out of the 13000 sites that will be rolled out, 5300 sites are 2G and the remaining 7700 are 3G and 4G sites combined. While the 3G sites are planned primarily in regions such as Chennai, RoTN, Kolkata, RoWB and Odisha; the focus for the 2G network expansion are regions such as Delhi, Bihar and Rajasthan to improve network performance.”

As part of the plan, Aircel has already rolled out close to 7400 sites this year and has added approximately 2.2 million hours per day of voice capacity and 200TB/day of data capacity to its network. Aircel consistently upgrades and optimizes its existing network to increase capacity, achieve higher efficiency and reduce existing pressure on networks.

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November 7, 2015 12:08 pm 12:08 PM

First improve your network coverage in Karnataka. Aircel KTK Sucks in coverage

September 23, 2015 3:04 pm 3:04 PM

Can u please explain one thing.

“Aircel will add 7,700 3G/4G BTS in the mentioned circle.”

Do this figure includes the upgradation of existing BTS or they will install additional 7,700 BTS??

September 26, 2015 8:31 am 8:31 AM

I think add means adding additional towers.

Mr. J
September 22, 2015 9:06 pm 9:06 PM
I was using Aircel TN SIM in Chennai & TN till last year & I’m out of country for many months now. In 2013, I was able to set my phone to 3G only mode, and I had no issues in initiating or receiving calls. In fact call clarity was much better in 3G than when I used 2G, but I used to face call drops if I use while travelling as the mobile doesn’t jump over to 2G when 3G was patchy. In 2014, when I tried the same, when I try to make outgoing calls, it used to… Read more »
September 26, 2015 8:30 am 8:30 AM

I alao once faced problem. Have to check again.

September 22, 2015 11:30 pm 11:30 PM

Ideally both incoming and outgoing calls should work perfectly fine in 3G mode on any network. Must be a temporary issue on Aircel network.