Telenor India will add 950 new sites in Bihar and Jharkhand covering over 3380 new towns as part of its moderisation drive.
With this the number of Telenor sites will go up to 4185 in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. "The new network will help Telenor deliver better voice quality and enhanced data speed to its customers," the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
"With the new sites we are taking our most affordable 'Paisa vasool' voice and Internet services even more closer to our customers," Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor (India) Communications said in the statement.
Along with the network expansion and modernisation plan, Telenor is also increasing its retail footprint. By the year-end the company plans to add at least 14,250 new sales outlets taking its retail base to over 80,000.
Telenor offers mobile services in six circles of UP (West), UP (East), Bihar (including Jharkhand), Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It will soon start commercial operations in Assam.
As of September 2015, Telenor had 7.57 million subscribers in Bihar and Jharkhand.