Uninor the GSM mobile service of Unitech Wireless, a joint venture between India’s real estate major Unitech and the world’s 6th largest mobile services provider Telenor Group, is all set to roll out its GSM Mobile Service in India today.
To Launch the GSM Mobile services the operator made agreements with approximately 1,000 distributors and 300,000 points of sale in place across India. To provide the seamless GSM Mobile connectivity approximately 12,000 base stations installed in 7 telecom circles till today.
Uninor GSM services will be launched simultaneously in the circles Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West and Bihar (including Jharkhand), making it the widest coverage any operator has launched within India.
“It has been highly satisfying to witness today’s launch of Uninor mobile services across India. By providing quality mobile services, I strongly believe that Uninor will bring about a significant and positive impact in the daily lives of its customers in India”, said Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO and President of the Telenor Group.
“Establishing a mobile operation of this scale in record time is truly an impressive achievement. I am confident that Uninor will keep the same high momentum going forward to become a preferred provider of mobile services to the Indian population and a significant mobile operator in the Indian market. The Telenor Group is committed to this operation, and will back Uninor with our capabilities and vast
experience from other markets to support a successful entry in India”
According to the company statement “Uninor holds license to provide mobile phone services across all 22-telecom circles in India. The company is planning to roll-out services in 8 circles by the end of 2009.
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