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TRAI releases drive test report after assessing telecom network quality of 20 locations

Posted On: 27 MAR 2023 8:44PM by PIB Delhi

TRAI, with the assistance of the Telecom Service Providers, conducted Drive Tests at twenty locations and surrounding areas viz. Madurai, Eluru, Karimnagar, Mangalore, Amravati, Bhilwara, Rewari, Bhatinda, Ujjain, Varanasi,  Maheshwar, Tengnoupal, Teliamura,  Darjeeling & Kalimpong   & National Highway (110 & 717A), Assam & Arunachal Pradesh & National Highway-(27, 127, 715, 15 & 13), Rohtak -Rewari Highway (HW), Ajmer -Bhilwara HW, Ujjain to Sendhwa HW, Varanasi to Lucknow HW and Bhopal to Sagar HW, in the quarter ending December 2022.

The Drive tests were conducted to assess the network quality provided by cellular mobile telephone service providers for voice and data services. The details of drive tests conducted are given below;

S. No   Location         Licensed Service Area (LSA)

1.                     Madurai, Tamil Nadu

2.                     Eluru, Andhra Pradesh

3.                     Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh

4.                     Mangalore, Karnataka

5.                     Amravati, Maharashtra

6.                     Bhilwara, Rajasthan

7.                     Rewari, Haryana

8.                     Bhatinda, Punjab

9.                     Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

10.                   Varanasi, U.P. (East)

11.                   Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh

12.                   Tengnoupal, Northeast

13.                   Teliamura, Northeast

14.                   Darjeeling & Kalimpong   & National Highway (110 & 717A),            West Bengal

15.                   Assam & Arunachal Pradesh & National Highway-(27, 127, 715, 15 & 13), Northeast

16.                   Rohtak-Rewari HW, Haryana

17.                   Ajmer-Bhilwara HW, Rajasthan

18.                   Ujjain to Sendhwa HW, Madhya Pradesh

19.                   Varanasi to Lucknow HW, UP (East)

20.                   Bhopal to Sagar HW, Madhya Pradesh

The Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) were assessed for the networks of all telecom service providers operating in the region. KPIs for voice services are Coverage; Call Setup Success Rate (CSSR); Drop Call Rate; Block Call Rate, Handover Success Rate; Rx Quality. KPIs for data services are Download and Upload Throughputs, Web Browsing Delay, Video Streaming Delay and Latency.

The complete report is available at TRAI website In case of any clarification, Shri Tejpal Singh, Advisor (QoS-I), TRAI, may be contacted on email: or at Tel. No: +91-11-2323-3602.



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