The exercise called the Independent Drive Tests (IDTs) will be spread over 18 days beginning mid-February and is likely to be completed by mid-March.
TRAI’s Drive Test in Delhi Service Area, include Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurugram and Faridabad cities.
This IDT will be conducted for about 18 days covering networks of all TSPs offering cellular services in Delhi service area and will measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Voice and data services.
For the period July 2017 to June 2018, TRAI has a plan to conduct Independent Drive Tests (IDTs) in 70 cities. Most of these cities are having population of more than 10 lakhs. All State capitals and satellite towns of metro towns have been included in this plan irrespective of population of the city.
In addition to the above 70 cities, IDTs are also planned to be conducted along national highways and railway routes (in-train). So far 6 Highways and 5 Railway routes have been covered.