Manoj Sinha: 48K New Telecom Sites Installed In 45 Days

According to Manoj Sinha, to prevent call drops, 48,000 new telecom sites have been set up across India by various operators, under a 100-day plan which they committed to the government. The Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge), said:
They assured that the target for the 100-day programme, as committed to the (telecom) secretary, will be met. They indicated that from the beginning of June 10 (when the 100-day programme started), there will be addition of around 60,000 BTS (base transceiver station) in 100 days across the country, out of which 48,000 has been installed in the first 45 days.”
NDTV reports that the minister added that the next phase of the telecom spectrum auction will take place in September. Further, the government is expecting to mop up around Rs. 5.66 lakh crores from this upcoming biggest-ever telecom airwaves auction.