BSNL Launches High Speed WiMAX Broadband Service in Assam

India’s National telecom backbone and state-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launches WiMAX the 4th Generation Wireless Broadband Service in the north eastern state of Assam with speed up to 7 Mbps to empowered the rural parts of North Eastern India with High Speed Super Fast Internet.

Union minister of state for communications and technology Sachin Pilot launched the BSNL WiMax at Chaygaon in Kamrup district of Assam to provide high-speed connectivity in the rural areas. Through this BSNL will usher in a new era of growth in rural areas of North East. This technology offers broadband speed of 7 mbps at a distance of 15 kms.

BSNL WiMAX high speed wireless broadband connectivity aimed Rural Empowerment and offers video conferencing, tele-medicine service and tele-education, besides providing other services through local administrative body i.e. Panchayat Samiti (Block Headquarters) like payment of utility bills, issue of birth certificates, land records, on line vehicle registration etc.

BSNL provide WiMAX Broadband service with the cheapest fixed monthly rental of just Rs.140 for rural areas and announced that services in 1,000 Block Headquarters (Panchayat Samiti) will be launched across India  soon

According to the Mr. Pilot “We are now laying special emphasis and focus on setting up mobile towers and other communications facilities in the insurgency hit northeastern states and also in border areas. The Union Government has sanctioned Rs 250 crore for laying down an 800km optical fiber cable line in Assam to provide high-speed connectivity in the telecom sector.

In a bid to boots the Broadband service in North East, State operator BSNL will lay down the optical fibre cable network. The Centre will provide all help to boost connectivity in Assam and the Northeast and this is the first step in that direction,” Pilot said

To enhance the GSM Mobile network, BSNL will set up new 843 mobile towers in the Northeast to deliver high quality telephone and broadband services to its remotest parts.

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February 25, 2013 8:09 pm 8:09 PM

may i contact customer care regarding wymax

Ghanashyam Sharma
January 22, 2012 8:23 am 8:23 AM
The administration system is very poor. At first the supreme should give utmost attention to this matter. they should know how to give first preference to the customer satisfaction. Less paper work, do practical. please seek some valuable suggestions from other Telecome company or private consultation. Though, in our place, the new T.Exchange operator meet the customer satisfaction. I personally give thanks to him. at least, every morning at 9:30 AM.The operator always visit the sites. He check all lines and asked customers if there is any problem. he solely tried to fixed the problem at the earliest. He also… Read more »
November 8, 2011 6:58 pm 6:58 PM

this is rakesh i am trying to get the brodband connection of bsnl how can i get connect bsnl brodband can u tell me about somethink i am hurring to get brodband of bsnl