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The Department of Telecom (DoT) has deferred a meeting scheduled for on Wednesday with mobile service providers to discuss the issue of call drops following a request from some companies, sources said.
"The meeting has been deferred as CEOs of a couple of telecom service providers were not available today. Hence, they have requested for some other date," an official source told PTI.
As per Trai's performance indicator report for July- September, Aircel's 2G network had a call drop rate of as high as 9.89 per cent, breaching the benchmark of 2 per cent, while during busy hours it was 19.73 per cent against the benchmark of 3 per cent.