In its bid to provide seamless 3G roaming services to their set of customers, telecom operator Reliance Communications, Tata Teleservices and Aircel have come together to formulate a tripartite deal that will let them to use each others network across country.
It is important to note that RCom and Aircel have permits for 3G services in 13 out of 22 service areas while Tata Teleservices has permit in 9 circles.
RCom’s chief executive officer for Consumer Business, Gurdeep Singh, said in a statement: “We are delighted to be the first operator to offer 3G national roaming to our customers in partnership with other telecom firms having state-of-the-art 3G networks. These alliances will further consolidate RCom’s position as the leading data operator in the country and will help the Company improve its post-paid and Corporate customer market share.”
RCom circles comprise Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, North East, Jammu & Kashmir.
This unique partnership also provide Aircel and Tata Teleservices access to most expensive service areas of Delhi and Mumbai where RCom has permits.