Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited has plans to invest USD 10
billion on 4G network of its subsidiary Infotel Broadband (IBSL), one
of its vendors 'Spirit DSP' said on Wednesday.
The company said it has been selected for providing voice call and video technology by IBSL.
intends to invest USD 10 billion in its LTE (4G) network and has turned
to SPIRIT's software products for voice and video calls over LTE
instead of waiting for phone makers who are slow in offering handsets
transmitting voice and video in 4G networks," Spirit DSP said in a
IBSL is the only company in the country to have 20 Mhz of pan-India airwaves that it can use for providing 4G services.
No immediate comments were available from RIL on Spirit DSP's statement.
DSP said, through its solution, Reliance will be able to offer its
subscribers high-quality services as an alternative to Skype an
application for making voice calls using Internet connection, over
At present, most of the people are able to make
free calls using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application like
Skype but in India such calls are allowed only between personal
computers to personal computers.
In October, IBSL has informed the
Telecom Ministry that it is ready for trial runs of a technology that
would enable voice calls service on its wireless broadband network and
has sought allocation of number series to test its newly developed
'Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology.
The telecom arm of RIL has
told Ministry that it has developed a technology in preparation of a
unified licensing regime recommended by the regulator TRAI under which
consumers will be able to get voice, messaging and video using a single
Sharing details of its plan, IBSL has said that VoLTE
technology would enable it to work seamlessly with the existing 2G, 3G,
NLD and ILD networks. It added that termination and receiving of calls
from these networks to the IBSL network would be possible through the