MTS Expands HSD Network in 10 New Towns in West Bengal

By July 25th, 2013 AT 2:43 PM

MTS HSD Expansion in WBAs a part of network expansion MTS India has rolled out high speed data services based on EVDO Rev A technology in 10 new towns in West Bengal circle.  The new towns are: Islampur, Sonada, Alipurduar, Jorethang, Geizing, Rabangla, Jaigaon, Simthangin, Puruliya and Contai. MTS MBlaze and Smartphone customers now can enjoy upto 3.1 Mbps download speed in these towns.

MTS already had break-even in West Bengal circle, but as they operate Kolkata and WB circle as a single unit, the company is looking for complete break-even in mid 2014. “For the rest of Bengal we have already achieved break- even in the last few months. But, combined with Kolkata circle we expect to achieve break-even in mid-2014,” MTS India COO (Kolkata & WB) Sandeep Marwaha said. He also expects double revenue from data services in coming days.

Earlier MTS has expanded HSD network in Rajasthan, Tamilnadu and Kerala. Recently MTS has rolled out EVDO Rev B Phase II network capable of delivering upto 9.8Mbps downlink in new 4 towns of Rajasthan. Mr. Marwaha said MTS is currently focusing more on expanding EVDO rev A network, EVDO Rev B networks will be rolling out in an appropriate time.

Sistema Shyam Teleservices, parent company of MTS India is now focusing on rural subscribers – ‘Project Shakti’, new brand engagement programme is made to strengthen Brand MTS’ rural connect.

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