Reliance Jio partners ATC to use telecom tower
Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Reliance Jio) and independent tower company ATC India, on Monday signed a tower sharing agreement, here. Under the agreement, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure of ATC India to launch its services across the country. ATC has a portfolio of 11,000 towers in India. Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance Jio, said, "We at Reliance Jio, want to provide innovative and empowering products, services and content to every Indian. To this end, we are committed to creating a cutting edge network for high speed 4G. Our relationship with ATC will accelerate the rollout of these services across India."
ATC's Chief Operating Officer, B. Ramanand, said, "There is considerable pent up demand for data and 4G has tremendous growth potential. We, at ATC India, are delighted to offer our countrywide network infrastructure to help Reliance Jio in its aggressive nationwide rollout."
Ramanand said, "This master contract recognizes the ATC's high level of customer service and operational efficiency. We believe this will strengthen our foothold as the leading independent tower company in India."
(Posted on 21-04-2014)