Shyam Telelink set to launch CDMA and GSM services

26 Sep 2008

Shyam Telelink, a subsidiary of Russian telecom giant Sistema, is to launch both GSM and CDMA mobile services in the Rajasthan circle by the end of September, Indian news source The Economic Times is reporting; the operator has installed more than 800 towers in the circle in preparation for launch. Plans to launch services in India’s southern circles are also in advanced stages, with the operator expected to begin commercial services within the next three months. Shyam holds a pan-India licence, and has already been allocated start-up CDMA spectrum on an all-India basis. TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database notes that Shyam currently operates limited mobility CDMA services in Rajasthan under its Unified Access Service Licence (UASL).