BSNL To Sign ICR Agreement With Aircel, Vodafone And Reliance Jio

BSNL-To-Sign-ICR-Agreement-With-Aircel,-Vodafone-And-Reliance-JioBSNL is planning to sign ICR (intra-circle roaming) agreement with Aircel, Vodafone and Reliance Jio in the next two months.

“ICR agreement with Aircel is planned to be signed before March whereas Vodafone is planned for April,” says Anupam Shrivastava, CMD, BSNL.

Speaking on ICR agreement, Anupam Shrivastava said, “To begin with the ICR agreement is for 2G and later on it will be expanded to included 3G.”

The ICR agreement is for all the circles and is on a mutually give and take basis added Shrivastava.

BSNL is planning to add another 21,000 BTS in Mobile Phase 7+ Project of which 13,000 would be 3G BTS in FY 2016-17. In Mobile Phase 7, BSNL had plans to install 25,000 BTS of which 23,000 BTS is already in place.

The Mobile Phase 7+ project is directed towards increasing 3G penetration and replacing Mobile Phase 4 project equipment as it is not offering good data speed and is also consuming lot of power. The deployment of new technologies will help in consuming less power and also providing higher bandwidth.

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