State Owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today rolled out its 4G mobile services in India from the southern state of Kerala. Initially, the 4G service will be available at five locations in the high range Idukki district.
The service was commissioned by making the first call to BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Srivastava today, a BSNL press release said. Commissioning of the service in other districts in Kerala is expected by this year-end, BSNL Chief General Manager P T Mathew, said adding the work in this regard is progressing.
The 4G service will offer higher data speeds leading to a better user experience, he said.
BSNL prepaid mobile subscribers will be able to avail international facility in the USA which is being launched in association with T-mobile. The facility will be beneficial to the ex-patriate keralite population and visitors to the US, the release added. The roaming facility has also been availble in Nepal joining with N-Cell.
The operator also launched its new mobile prepaid ‘Home plan, which offers unlimited local/STD/BSNL roaming calls to one Kerala BSNL landline number.