Maharashtra & Goa circles of BPL Mobile Cellular Ltd have been converted to Hutch.
Hutchison had acquired Maharashtra & Goa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu with its buyout of the BPL business from Essar. Hutch has tied up with Nokia for swapping sites enabling GPRS and Edge enabled technologies. Sunil Sood, operations director, Maharashtra & Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat, Hutchison Essar, said existing BPL subscribers will recieve value added services of Hutch including voice recognition services, hi-end mobile games and multi-player games. New tariff plans will be announced by the company in the next few days. Mr Sood said the company would focus on gaining a subscriber base in the rural markets.
Rajiv Kohli, chief executive officer, Maharashtra & Goa, BPL Mobile, said subscribers could expect a congestion free network in the next 90 days. Hutchison now has a presence in 16 circles in the country.
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Company now has a presence in 16 circles in the country
He however, declined to divulge the investments involved in the expansion process.