India’s National Telecom Backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launched its 3G GSM mobile and High Speed Wireless Internet services (Data services) today in Mysore and Chamarajanagar city in Karnataka telecom circle
BSNL 3G services inaugurated by G. Gouri Shankar, General Manager, BSNL Mysore SSA, in Mr. A.V.Kalgatthi, DGM BSNL (Rural) and Mr.Vijaykumar, DGM CMS at BSNL City office.
Mr. G. Gouri Shankar, GM BSNL stated “BSNL 3G Mobile service is now available to all postpaid and prepaid subscribers of Mysore and Chamarajanagar city. 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.”
Mr Gouri Shankar added that “At present 48 BTS (mobile towers) are 3G enable in Mysore city and two sites in Chamarajanagar and another 25 BTS will be installed in Mysore and 2 more in Chamarajanagar to provide seamless 3G connectivity across both cities.”
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.