BSNL Launches WIMAX Broadband Services In Punjab

State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launches WiMAX the 4th Generation Wireless Broadband Service in Punjab telecom circle with speed up to 7 Mbps.

BSNL Wimax services for urban areas launched by Mr.Pradeep Paliwal, CGM, Punjab Telecom BSNL. It is significant that Punjab BSNL has already providing  WiMax services in some limited pockets of rural areas.

To empowered all 20 Districts headquarter, urban areas/towns of  Punjab with High Speed Super Fast Internet connectivity, BSNL installed 350 Wimax BTS towers in all districts HQ and major towns  including capital city Chandigarh. Besides, Distract Hqrs., some important towns are covered named Panchkulaa, Zirakpur, Mandigobindgarh, Samana, Rajpura, Muktsar, Rampurphul, Kotkapura, Abohar, Batala, Gurdaspur, jagroan, Phagwara, Khanna, for the WiMax services.

Speaking on the launch of WiMAX services Mr.Pradeep Paliwal, Cheif General Manager, BSNL said that “WiMax provides a super speed and reliable broadband service over wireless media. The minimum speed is 512 Kbps whereas the highest speed which can be taken from WiMax is 7 Mbps. Each BTS tower has got around it a coverage area of 15 kms., where connections can be provided.”

BSNL also offer Free trail of Wimax services for its prospective subscribers which is valid up to 15 April 2010.The operator introduces a total of 7 tariff plans out of which 3 plans are for limited use and 4 plans are offered for unlimited use of broadband. Fixed monthly charges vary from Rs.220 per month to Rs.750 per month for plans having limited use with regard to down load/upload of data. Fixed monthly charges vary from Rs.999 to Rs.7,000 per month for plans having unlimited down/upload.

Customer premises Wimax equipment can be taken from BSNL at rent of Rs. 50 per month or can be purchased after paying the charges.

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jaya diwan
December 7, 2015 11:56 am 11:56 AM

bsnl serves is so so soo bad i m using wimax i m from gurdaspur..the internet speed is really bad skype google serves is not working properly i have very bad experiance about bsnl serves the custmor care is not responding i called him mny times but they did not come

August 19, 2015 8:55 pm 8:55 PM

thanx for the priceless information admin……………………. kept it up

jaspinder singh walia
February 19, 2014 9:46 pm 9:46 PM

i live in gurdaspur(PB),want to know how much speed is providing by bsnl.Kindly suggest should i go for Wifi or Wimax
Kindly help 🙂

satpal singh
October 7, 2013 10:07 am 10:07 AM

i am currently using broadband unlimitrd plan.. bt i disappointed by the speed which bsnl providing us. and the services of bsnl are very poor. they are just making fool to customer by saying the speed is 512 kbps. bt in reality we are getting 10,20,30 kbps. but we are paying for 512 kbps. i have never seen the poor service as the bsnl provide.

October 27, 2015 10:23 am 10:23 AM

actually kbps and kBps are two different terms. What bsnl says 512 kbps is actually 64 kBps.
1byte= 8bits

September 24, 2013 10:06 pm 10:06 PM

IT is true wimax provides fast speed but only to fortunate user else it is having great snail pace which we are facing in Banswara, Rajasthan.

harish kumar
September 3, 2013 11:22 am 11:22 AM

my wimax not propper work download speed 3.6 kb second

April 19, 2013 9:46 pm 9:46 PM

Downloding speed is too slow less than 60 kbps . Even it offers 260 kbps plz do something .otherwise stop provide the connections because they more expensive according their speed..

February 5, 2013 4:43 pm 4:43 PM


vikram singh
August 18, 2012 12:24 pm 12:24 PM

my bsnl not work good some time its not conacet and how much db is good signal ?

Amandeep Singh
June 20, 2012 12:55 pm 12:55 PM

And my wimax no. is 216183…..if you can do something then plz do


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