New telecom minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha that telcos will be investing nearly Rs 20,000 crore to improve infrastructure.
There will be positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha, while expressing commitment to get rid of the “black spot”.
Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom operators two days ago where several instructions have been given to improve the situation on call drops front.
Sinha said the telecom operators will invest around Rs 20,000 crore to improve their infrastructure and install one lakh base transceiver station (BTS) to offer better services to customers.
Replying a supplementary, Sinha said the Telecom Ministry is in touch with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to ensure enhancement of the validity of mobile and mobile data from present 90 days to 365 days.
By Baishakhi Dutta