In an attempt to make wireless broadband more affordable India’s largest telecommunication company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) cuts down its EVDO data card price by Rs 300. Currently BSNL EVDO data card sells at Rs 1499.
BSNL, Kerala circle has decided to offer the EVDO Data Card at Rs.1199 as an promotional festive from 16th January, 2012 to be more competitive in Wireless Broadband market. BSNL EVDO can offer upto 3.1 Mbps downlink and upto 1.8Mbps uplink on their EVDO Rev A network.
Currently wireless broadband market is mostly dominated by EVDO players – RCom (Netconnect+), Tata Teleservice/Tata Docomo (Photon+) and MTS India (MBlaze) while 3G-HSPA data services are still looking to make their way to the consumers. Even Vodafone India also launched their own branded EVDO data services as NetCruise over MTS network.
BSNL EVDO services is the cheapest option in India for wireless broadband as only BSNL offers Unlimited usage at Rs 750 per month with No Fair Usage Policy (FUP).