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Telecom Ministry warns against fake mobile tower installation

On top of that, the very same people today are providing fake “No Objection Certificates” from the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology for the set up of towers, said the officers.

Bogus 5G mobile towers

Telecom industry stakeholders have warned the common general public towards the fraud installation of cellular towers on their qualities. For those people unaware, mobile towers are not mounted both by telecom company vendors (TSP) or infrastructure vendors (IPs). They are put in by telecom infrastructure suppliers like Indus Towers, Tower Eyesight, Ascend Telecom, American Tower Corporation, and Summit Digital Infrastructure.


IPs are having quite a few steps to warning the public about the frauds and have devised several modes to acquire the details about likely places by several channels these as toll-free of charge numbers, web-sites, email and so on,” said T.R. Dua, DG, DIPA. On top of that, the market bodies have requested men and women to verify authenticity by going to the web-sites of TSPs or IPs ahead of accepting any tower set up.

Mobile towers are quintessential to make sure uninterrupted connectivity, assist a variety of significant services and manage interaction across the states. The public suffers gravely owing to the fraud relevant to cellular towers,” stated Lt Gen Dr S.P. Kochhar, DG, COAI. This, nonetheless, is producing a perception of insecurity towards the crew doing work on the ground to build a sturdy communication network.

The telecom field continues to be fully commited to offering the greatest good quality of products and services to its prospects. Therefore, we have collaborated with DIPA to create the necessary robust infrastructure,” Kochhar extra.