BSNL is all set to lauch its 3G service in Bangalore by mid july but the commercial lauch is expected by end of December. Bangalore will be the second city in South India to get 3G mobile services from BSNL after Chennai, where the service was launched in February this year.
BSNL 3G mobile services are currently available in 10 north Indian cities. In Bangalore to begin with, 200,000 lines will be provided with 3G services. The customers of 3G services will get three main services like video on demand, video conferencing and broadband on mobile and the tariffs have been fixed, R Mani, general manager, mobile services, BSNL said.
Later this year BSNL launched its Blackberry services in Bangalore under three tariff plans and has introduced three handsets in the price range of Rs 14,000 to Rs 35,000 the third generation mobile service enables a range of upgraded services, including rich voice, data and video services, to the subscribers.
3G makes possible video streaming applications such as Live TV, movie downloads, high speed data download on mobile phones with 3G services enabled. Callers can also see each other on their mobile phone screens.