Tata Docomo the 7th largest telecom operator by subscriber base has declared that it is in the process of setting up more 3G towers in Karnataka circle to improve its 3G footprint in the circle. Tata recently expanded its 3G network in the state by investing in 1000 new 3G towers and 500 new 2G towers across Karnataka. Even Aircel has recently declared that they will be adding 510 new 3G towers across Odisha circle by December and Uninor has declared that it is in the process of upgrading its 2G towers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle.
The ongoing 3G expansion will allow Tata Docomo to strengthen its network in both rural and urban regions in Karnataka circle. To address the demand of voice and data connectivity, the company has devised value based products.
“Karnataka is one of our leading 3G markets in the country with an ever increasing customer base,” said Ashok Ghose, MBU head, Karnataka & Kerala Circle, Tata Docomo.
Tata Docomo has more than 10,000 towers, more than 500 distributors and over 60,000 retail touchpoints and 160 technologically advanced branded retail stores across key towns. Tata Docomo, meanwhile, opened its 45th store in Bangalore. This is the 74th Tata Docomo store in Karnataka.
In comparison Vodafone India opened 200 Vodafone stores and 1,000 Vodafone Mini Stores across the country since April 2014. Vodafone has more than 9,800 branded retail stores, covering over 1.54 million sq.ft. attracting more than 115 million footfalls annually.