has announced the deployment of its GSM communications
network for Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), covering 417
towns, cities, villages in the four southern states of
network has a capacity of up to 1.4 million subscribers
and is the countrys single largest GSM wireless
network deployment for a region.
Motorola India country head Pramod Saxena: South
India is one of the countrys fastest growing cellular
regions and our network not only has the largest footprint,
but also is scalable to serve the growing number of subscribers.
won the $170-million contract from BSNL in the last quarter
of 2001. The turnkey network deployment includes civil
works and infrastructure-base stations, switches, intelligent
network, billing platform, turnkey services and project
management, terminal devices and subscriber identity module