BSNL Launches 3G Services in Chennai, India.
Mobile telephony has entered the Third Generation in India with the launch of 3G services in Chennai, India. Today the 3G services were officiated by the first call being made by The Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nade, Shri M. Karunanidhi and the call was received by the IT & TELECOM Minister A. Raja.
“Considering the need for faster penetration of 3G, and the need for telecom access to rual areas, the Government policy will allow telecom infrastructure sharing between commercial telcos as well as infrastructure providers,” Mr.Raja said. DoT also plans enable mobile number portability (MNP) in major cities by August, and in other towns by end of this year. Bids have been invited of providing MNP switches
In addition, BSNL has also tied up with Nokia, Sony and Samsung for handset bundling, the cheapest of which is priced at Rs.7000. Voice tariff schemes begin from a fixed monthly charge of Rs.350 for prepaid, and Rs 500 for postpaid.
So will iphone 3g make some sense finally in India ?
So its tech time for Chennaites as we gear to experience some real global technology which we have been waiting for a long time.
Hindustan is really Talking! Technology [Hindustan Bol Raha Hai!]