Reliance given auto free talk time balance to people of odisha because of heavy cyclone and flood –
Reliance Communications is offering a daily free recharge of 10 minutes for a period of five days, from October 20 to its customers in Odisha on both the CDMA and GSM platforms to ensure that they stay connected with their loved ones in this hour of need, a company release today said.
Reliance has stepped up relief and support measures for cyclone and flood-affected people of Odisha by setting up battery-charging centers at company stores and key markets in affected areas. In many areas, electricity connection is yet be restored. “Our immediate efforts were to ensure that our network was up and running with no disruptions and outages. Special crisis management cells were put in place to prevent or control network outages in the first few days after the natural disaster,” said regional head (east), Reliance Communications.
Most of the mobile towers in Odisha are running on alternative sources of energy, and this enables the company to put up charging stations so that people in these areas can keep their phones charged and work while waiting for restoration of power in their homes.