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2,000 mobile towers added in Delhi to avoid Call drops

NEW DELHI: Telecom operators have added over 2,000 mobile towers in Delhi in the last three months to check the menace of call drops.

According to an official in Department of Telecom (DoT), as many as 2,092 mobile sites (2G and 3G) have been added in Delhi service area in the past 12 weeks which has resulted in the call drop rate to come down considerably.
Sharing data, the official said that Bharti Airtel, whose call drop rate was in the range of 2.92-17.77 per cent earlier has come down to 0.08-2.98 per cent whereas that of Vodafone has dropped to 0.3-2.97 per cent from 1.53-6.63 per cent in Delhi.

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Reliance Communications, which had earlier a call drop rate in the range of 1.53-24.83 per cent has come down to 0.02-5.15 per cent and that of Idea Cellular has decreased to 0.14-2.65 per cent from 3.34-10.90 per cent.

Across the country, the telecom operators have added 22,279 mobile sites in the last three months.

More Details: Times Of India