BSNL is planning to launch 4G services in Pan-India soon and Govt of India has once again stressed on the fact that state-run BSNL is crucial for Digital India’s success, despite being in severe loss due to the presence of other private telcos.
BSNL 4G SIM Sales Begins :-
BSNL user can visit any mobile store or BSNL office and get a new USIM for 4G services, by paying Rs 20. This new USIM would be able to catch BSNL’s new 4G network and elevate the user from 3G to 4G. Note here, that in 2009, when BSNL first launched 3G services, their new SIM was available for Rs 300. Now, the cost is just Rs 20.
This new USIM is mandatory for accessing BSNL’s new 4G services. BSNL’s much awaited 4G services would be rolled out pretty soon, all over India. BSNL has already said that 10,000 4G eNode-Bs in the North, South, East and West zones would be installed.
BSNL’s first 4G tower has already been installed in Karnataka, and their 4G services are on in Kerala, wherein their existing 3G network infrastructure is being used for 4G services.