Telecom truce! Bharti Airtel agrees to take Jio's voice call


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After Idea, Bharti Airtel today also agreed to provide additional interconnect points to Reliance Jio, saying these ports will be sufficient to support 15 million customers of the new operator.

"Airtel has been providing PoIs to Jio, well ahead of the commencement of its commercial operations. With the latest augmentation, the total number of PoIs will become 3 times the present number of PoIs,"

Reliance Jio -- which commercially launched its services on September 5 -- has accused incumbent players of not releasing sufficient inter-connection ports and had sought legal action against them.

RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, on September 1, alleged that Jio network had suffered 5 crore call failures in the preceding week due to inter-connectivity issues.

The move comes a day after Idea Cellular offered to provide more points of interconnection (PoIs) to Jio ..

source - The Economic Times