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Tata Teleservices Ltd

  • Largest independent entity with the highest tenancy ratios in the industry
  • Reach in more than 450,000 towns and villages across the country
  • Portfolio of nearly 60,000 towers
  • First Indian private telecom operator to launch 3G services in India

Tata Teleservices Ltd spearheads the Tata Group’s presence in the telecom sector. The Tata Group includes over 100 companies, over 450,000 employees worldwide and more than 3.8 million shareholders.

Incorporated in 1996, Tata Teleservices Ltd was the pioneer of the CDMA 1x technology platform in India, embarking on a growth path after the acquisition of Hughes (India) Ltd [renamed Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd] by the Tata Group in 2002. Over the last few years, the company has launched significant services CDMA mobile operations in January 2005 under the brand name Tata Indicom, market-defining wireless mobile broadband services under the brand name Tata Photon in 2008 and 2G GSM services under the brand name Tata DOCOMO in 2009.

Tata Teleservices Ltd also has a significant presence in the 2G GSM space, through its joint venture with NTT DOCOMO of Japan, and offers differentiated products and services. Tata DOCOMO was born after Tata Group’s strategic alliance with Japanese telecom major NTT DOCOMO in November 2008. Tata DOCOMO received a pan-India license to operate GSM telecom services and rolled out GSM services in all the 18 telecom Circles where it received spectrum from the Government of India in the quick span of just over a year.


Tata Teleservices Ltd: Pioneer of the CDMA 1x technology platform in India

2012 Recognized as the best ‘Utility VAS Service Provider’ and ‘Best Mobile Broadband Service Provider’ by Frost & Sullivan.
2011 Company’s many brands being consolidated under its single flagship brand, Tata DOCOMO.
2010 Tata Teleservices Ltd became the first Indian private telecom operator to launch 3G services in India.
2009 Launched 2G GSM services under the brand name Tata DOCOMO.
2008 Tata Teleservices announced a unique reverse equity swap strategic agreement between its telecom tower subsidiary, Wireless TT Info-Services , and Quippo Telecom Infrastructure with the combined entity kicking off operations with 18,000 towers.
India is one of the biggest consumer of data worldwide. As per TRAI, average wireless data usage per wireless data subscriber was 11 GB per month in FY20. It is expected to reach to 18 GB by 2024.