State Owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today rolled out its 4G mobile services in India from the southern state of Kerala. Also Read - BSNL launches new limited time Rs 45 FRC: Here's how it compares with Airtel, Jio, Vi
Initially the 4G service will be available at five locations in the high range Idukki district. Also Read - Top 5 news from the world of technology: OnePlus Nord 2 specs, Mi 11 Ultra sale and more
The service was commissionned by making the first call to BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Srivastava today, a BSNL press release said. Also Read - BSNL Rs 75, Rs 94, and Rs 447 prepaid plans launched: Check data, validity, other benefits
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.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.