BSNL Launches 3G Mobile Services in Hyderabad

By March 3rd, 2010 AT 4:05 PM

After a long delay State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) finally today launched its much awaited 3G mobile services in Hyderabad the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The 3G services allow telecom operators to offer Video calls, high-speed Internet with speed Up to 7.2Mbps and live mobile TV facility.

The core 3G UMTS network for next generation 3G GSM mobile and HSPA Broadband services is live in 29 cities and towns across the Andhra Pradesh along with 23 district headquarters named Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal, Rangareddy, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, Khammam, Anantapur, Chittoor, Cuddapah, Kurnool, East Godavari, Guntur, West Godavari, Krishna, Nellore, Prakasam, Srikakulam,Visakhapatnam (Vizag) and Vizianagaram  apart, places include Tirupati, Kakinada, Bhimavaram, Prasanthi Nilayam, Shamshabad Airport, Medchal and Patancheru Industrial Area under test mode.The commercial launch of the 3G service in all the districts/cities will be gradually launched by the end of this month.

The existing BSNL 2G prepaid mobile subscribers can migrate to 3G services just by one SMS “M3G120to 53733 while Postpaid 2G subscriber need to send M3G25 to 53733.

The new subscriber can buy 3G Prepaid Connections at Rs.59. This 3G starter pack contents U-SIM (3G Sim card), after the activations of 3G SIM card the customer has to recharge with the FRC-120 for the desired 3G tariff plan which provides the lowest tariff for voice, video calls and Data usage.The new 3G subscribers will get 50 free video calls and 25 MB Data usage as an welcome gift.After recharging with the 3G FRC-120, users can enjoy Local Voice and Video calls at just 30 Paisa per minute and All STD video calls will be chargeable at 50 paisa.

With the launch of 3G services in Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) now BSNL has 3G Mobile Service and HSPA network are available in about 320 cities in various telecom circles across India.

To know the BSNL 3G mobile service tariff see here-> BSNL 3G Prepaid Plan In Details

To know more details on 3G service BSNL Prepaid and post paid subscribers can dial to 1800-180-1503 / 9400024365 (toll free).

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Vinay G

Want to know if singupuram village in srikakulam dist is in 3g network or not. I want to buy bsnl 3g data card.

Shiv Kumar
Shiv Kumar

I also wish to know if BSNL has a micro SIM card (3G) for my iPhone 4S, because only micro SIM card is said to fit into the iPhone 4S

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