According to a new report, the State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is soon starting a competition with the private telecom service providers
As it is all set to launch its 4G LTE service in January. The official was quoted saying we are allotted with 288 4G towers, 468 3G towers, and 365 2G towers. this equipment will provide quality services to the users. with the new 4G tower, we are stating our 4G operations soon.
So far, BSNL has more than 100 million mobile customers, 10 million broadband customers, and 16 million landline customers. The telco is also providing various enterprise services like lease line, VSAT and various managed services. Moving ahead, there is another good news:
The telco has also recently announced its tie-up with domestic handset maker Micromax for 4G feature phone which is branded as "BHARAT-1." The co-branded device is already available at Rs. 2,200/- and has all facilities which are required for the 4G user. BSNL has bundled a voucher worth Rs 97/- per month which provides unlimited voice and unlimited data to the consumer. This combination of BSNL and Micromax is perhaps one of the most reasonable cost-effective mobile bundling available in the market at present.
Chennai will be the first city that will have BSNL 4G service in the country.