29,000 new mobile towers installed to check call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad

A total of 29,000 new telecom towers were installed by private telecom operators across the country after government took strong exception to the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

Following a directive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Telecom Ministry told the private telecom operators that strong action will be taken if the problem of call drops is not resolved, he told the Lok Sabha.
“After our clear instruction, private telecom operators have installed 29,000 new mobile towers in the country while 2,200 of them were installed in Delhi.”

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