Loop Mobile today announced that a major network upgrade is done in Mumbai for which the company has invested Rs. 200 crores as part of its phase I capex plans.
The release quotes Loop Mobile will add 1200 new cell sites in Mumbai making its network one of the strongest in the city.
Additionally special emphasis will be laid on enhancing network strength at subscriber pain points including In-buildings, basements & flyovers.
In a first of its kind GSM deployment across any metro in India, the Next Generation Software Define Radio (SDR) multi-mode solution has already begun and is expected to be seamlessly completed by mid 2010.
This SDR based Next Generation IP (NGIP) Network Upgrade is environment friendly which will considerably reduce carbon footprint, much in line with the social commitments of Loop Mobile.
Commenting on this development, Mr. Sandip Basu, CEO – Loop Mobile said, “Loop Mobile has always strived to consistently upgrade the technology and innovate so as to provide a superior network experience. Our intent is to raise the industry bar on network performance. This additional investment of Rs. 200 crore is just a reiteration of our service commitment to our rapidly growing subscriber base. We undertook a rigorous evaluation in our quest for the best technology that would enable our network to remain cutting edge & world class.”