Aircel to expand nationwide

14 Dec 2006

Indian mobile operator Aircel has made a down payment on unified access service licences (UASLs) covering 14 new regions, according to Malaysia’s Edge Daily quoting Aircel’s parent company Maxis Communications. The new licences reportedly cost a total USD300 million and will give the cellco permission to operate mobile networks in all 23 of India’s telecom circles. The new UASLs cover Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi, Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West, Kolkata, Kerala, Haryana and Punjab.

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