Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today launched 3G mobile services at Kochi in the state of Kerala. With the 3G
services BSNL can offer Video calls,
High-speed Internet with speed Up to 3.6 Mbps, High quality multimedia services and live Mobile TV
3G services inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Agriculture K V
Thomas at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi in the presence of BSNL PGM Mr. E
M Abraham and Mr.N Haribabu, GM (Operations), BSNL Ernakulam.
on the launch of 3G services in Kochi, Mr. E M Abraham, Principal
General Manager,BSNL Ernakulam SSA said that “BSNL 3G Mobile service is
now available to Kochi Municipal Corporation Area as
well as surrounding urban areas like Tripunithura, Kalamassery,
Aluva, Angamaly, Perumbavoor,
Muvattupuzha, Kothamangalam, Thodupuzha
and Idukki which comes under the Ernakulam SSA of
Kerala telecom circle. To provide high quality 3G services across the
Kochi city and all the surrounding towns we installed 3g enable 150 Base
Trans-receiver Stations (BTS) and remaining 84 3G BTS will be set up by
the end of the month.
also launches an introductory 3G offer wherein BSNL subscribers will get
50 free video calls and 25 MB Data usage who enrolled for 3G services
up to 31st March 2010. Beyond free usage Local Voice and Video calls at
just 30 Paisa per minute and All STD video calls will be chargeable at
50 paisa with the prepaid FRC120. BSNL 2G prepaid mobile subscribers can
migrate to 3G service just by one SMS “M3G120″ to 53733 while for
postpaid subscriber can send “M3G25″ to 53733.