India's National Telecom Backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launched its 3G GSM mobile and High Speed Wireless Internet services (Data services) in Karwar city of Uttara Kannada Telcom District in Karnataka telecom circle.
BSNL 3G services inaugurated by Mr. SB Khare, General Manager, in presence of AG Kittur, Deputy General Manger and MG Hegde, DGM BSNL(Accounts).
Mr. SB Khare, GM (TD) BSNL stated “BSNL 3G Mobile service is now available to all postpaid and prepaid subscribers of Karwar city. It would be extended to all taluks and semi urban areas of Uttara Kannada Telcom District within six months. The next generation BSNL 3G services offers Video callings, High-speed Internet with speed Up to 3.6 Mbps, High quality multimedia services and Live Mobile TV facility.”
The BSNL 3G Prepaid Sim Card cost Rs.59 and as an introductory offer the new 3G subscribers will get 50 free video calls and 25 MB Data usage. Beyond free usage Local Voice and Video calls will cost just 30 Paisa per minute and all STD video calls will be charged at 50 paisa. BSNL 2G prepaid mobile subscribers can migrate to 3G service just by one SMS “M3G120" to 53733 while for postpaid subscriber can send “M3G25" to 53733.