Vodafone deploys mobile BTS ‘Network on Wheels’ to provide trade fair visitors uninterrupted internet access

By November 16th, 2015 AT 2:18 PM

Country’s second-largest telecom operator Vodafone India has set up extra mobile Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) towers inside Pragati Maidan to facilitate uninterrupted internet connectivity to the visitors. The 35th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi, to be held between November14-27, is likely to witness lakhs of footfalls every day.

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The mobile BTS towers are like ‘Network on Wheels’ and they can be deployed anywhere across the vicinity based on customer requirements. Vodafone India is closely working with the organisers and Government authorities of the IITF to deploy these BTS towers, a release said.

It also addresses network issues on war-footing with addition of around 20-30 sites across Delhi every week and augmentation of existing sites. The company has also been regularly doing drive tests in Delhi to see and identify pockets where there are concerns and is working on a war footing to resolve them.

It has invested more than Rs 350 crore to modernize and upgrade existing voice and data network in Delhi. During the period of April-October 2015, Vodafone has put up over 730 3G/2G sites in Delhi NCR, while the capacity of the existing 550 sites has been augmented.

Today, Vodafone has a total of 12,605 sites in Delhi NCR, which includes 6,190 2G sites and 6,415 3G sites. The company has over 98 lakh subscribers in the region.

Having over six years of experience in business journalism, Krishna has a knack for writing on telecom and IT. She believes that tryst with technology is the best thing that has ever happened to the mankind. Krishna is a telecom analyst with CMR

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Sunny

Yesterday I Received a Message from Idea about launching of 4G in Tamil Nadu Circle. “Coming Soon. Idea 4G LTE in Tamil Nadu.”

Nathenel
Nathenel

Vodafone should also provide store executives at trade fair so they can force customers to port into postpaid. Lol

Shreyas
Shreyas

hahahaha

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