TTSL and BSNL ink tower sharing agreement

1 Oct 2009

Indian mobile network operator Tata Teleservices (TTSL), which offers both GSM-based and CDMA-based mobile voice services under the Tata DoCoMo and Tata Indicom banners respectively, has announced an agreement to share the tower infrastructure of state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). According to the Economic Times the contract between the two operators is for a 15-year period, but financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. TTSL said the arrangement covered all of the country’s telecom circles, and claimed it would allow it to swiftly expand the coverage of its GSM services whilst minimising costs.



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