Tower

Govt Okays Plan To Set Up 4072 Towers In LWE Areas, Grants Rs 7330 Cr

Govt Okays Plan To Set Up 4072 Towers In LWE Areas, Grants Rs 7330 Cr

May 24, 2018 at 8:55 am 0 comments

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the DoT’s plan to set up over 4000 towers in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) areas to bring them to mainstream mobile connectivity services. The government has also sanctioned Rs 7330 crore for this project. The government has identified 96Read More

MCD Seals Over 500 Towers, Call Drops In Delhi May Rise

MCD Seals Over 500 Towers, Call Drops In Delhi May Rise

April 18, 2018 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Mobile phone users in Delhi may face more call drops as the municipaility corporations have shut down over 500 towers in the capital city, says TAIPA or tower and infrastructure providers association. Not only that, permission to set up more than 1000 towers is pending at various agencies in DelhiRead More

VNL Bags BSNL’s North East Infrastructure Project For Rs 1648 Cr

VNL Bags BSNL’s North East Infrastructure Project For Rs 1648 Cr

April 26, 2017 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

Telecom infrastructure company VNL has bagged a contract worth Rs 1648 crore from BSNL to set up its telecom towers and other infrastructures in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Part of the North East connectivity project,  this contract will see VNL help BSNL sets up its infrastructure in 4000 remote villagesRead More

TAIPA Cries Foul Over Sealing Of Telecom Towers In Pune

TAIPA Cries Foul Over Sealing Of Telecom Towers In Pune

December 29, 2016 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

Indian telecom towers association TAIPA, terming the sealing of telecom towers by Pune Municipal Corporation as ‘coercive action’ and ‘unfortunate’, today has sought intervention of higher authorities in this matter. “It is a non-supportive action by municipal corporation of Pune to initiate sealing/demolition drive against mobile towers. We seek interventionRead More

Christian de Faria, CEO, Airtel Africa

Airtel Divests 950 DRC Tower Assets To Helios Towers Africa

May 6, 2016 at 7:28 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands), a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel has announced an agreement for the divestment of approximately 950 telecoms towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Helios Towers Africa (HTA). The divestment also includes towers currently under construction in the DRC. The deal will help in expandingRead More

ZTE Bags 21,000 BTS Order From BSNL

ZTE Bags 21,000 BTS Order From BSNL

March 26, 2016 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

Chinese company ZTE has bagged Mobile Phase 7+ project from BSNL to install 21,000 BTS in FY 2016-17. 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 and ZTE has bagged additional order from BSNL. InRead More

Indus Towers Building Green Tamil Nadu With 5,920 Green & 5,505 Non-AC Sites

Indus Towers Building Green Tamil Nadu With 5,920 Green & 5,505 Non-AC Sites

January 22, 2016 at 6:53 am 0 comments

Indus Towers, India’s largest telecom tower company is building green Tamil Nadu by providing 5,920 green sites and 5,505 non-AC sites. While maintaining highest standards of health and safety, Indus Towers maintains over 5,920 green sites in Tamil Nadu with 5,505 sites being non-AC sites. These green sites use innovativeRead More

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal (C) with Abhay Sabhargaonkar (L) and Shyam Mardikar

Bharti Airtel Launches Project Leap Website

December 29, 2015 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel has launched a special wesbite www.airtel.in/leap that allows customers to know everything they want to know on how Project Leap, the Rs 60,000 crore network transformation program, is progressing in their respective localities. Customers will be able to get a transparent view of coverage of voice and highRead More

RCOM To Sell Tower And Fiber To Tillman and TPG

RCOM To Sell Tower And Fiber To Tillman and TPG

December 6, 2015 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

RCOM (Reliance Communications) has announced the signing of a non-binding term sheet with Tillman Global Holdings and TPG for the proposed acquisition of RCOM’s nationwide tower assets and related infrastructure. Under the term sheet, the specified assets are intended to be transferred from Reliance Infratel (RITL) on a going concernRead More

Bharti Airtel Burkina Faso Sell Tower Assets To Eaton Towers

Bharti Airtel Burkina Faso Sell Tower Assets To Eaton Towers

October 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel through its subsidiary company Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) and Eaton Towers today announced the conclusion of the sale and purchase of tower assets of Bharti Airtel Burkina Faso. Airtel has now concluded sale of about 9,000 telecom towers in eight African countries of this Eaton Towers has acquiredRead More