Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) controlled Reliance Communications (RCom) has launched 3G services in Bihar and Jharkhand. Its third generation telephony services will now be available in Bihar’s Patna. Jharkhand’s Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Jharia and Chas has also been covered.
By the end of March, the services will be expanded to nine other cities of Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Chhapra, Ara, Katihar, Begusarai, Biharsharif and Hazipur.
Reliance Communications also offers CDMA, GSM and mobile broadband data services on the wireless platform in Bihar and Jharkhand.
Reliance communication has bagged 3G spectrums in 13 circles of Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa and Assam.
The teleco is planning to launch 3G services in 140 cities across the 13 circles by the end of this month and is expects to launch 3G services in 17 major towns in the Orissa circle by the end of March 2010.
Its 3G services were launched in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chandigarh in December 2010.