Reliance Jio signs pact with American Towers for mobile network

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Apr 21 2014, 18:01pm hrs
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, part of Reliance Industries and American Tower Corporation India (ATC), one of the leading independent tower companies in India, today signed a tower sharing agreement.

Under the pact, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure of ATC India to launch its services across the country. ATC has a portfolio of 11,000 towers in India.

"We at Reliance Jio, want to provide innovative and empowering products, services and content to every Indian. To this end, we are committed to creating a cutting edge network for high speed 4G. Our relationship with ATC will accelerate the rollout of these services across India, Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance Jio said,

There is considerable pent up demand for data and 4G has tremendous growth potential. We, at ATC India, are delighted to offer our countrywide network infrastructure to help Reliance Jio in its aggressive nationwide roll-out. This master contract recognizes ATCs high level of customer service and operational efficiency. We believe this will strengthen our foothold as the leading independent tower company in India. said ATCs Chief Operating Officer, B. Ramanand.

Beside this, Reliance Jio Infocomm already have signed similar infrastructure sharing pacts with Bharti Infratel, Viom Networks and Reliance Communication during this year.