BSNL Internet Data Access Card Lounched (EVDO & CDMA) Unlimited Wireless Internet Service....
BSNL is going to start offering wireless internet services in India with the launch of EVDO Data Cards. BSNL has the lowest downtime when compared to any other broadband service providers hence its very much recommended to cancel your other wireless broadband services and get a Network Interface Card (NIC) or EVDO Card which offers speeds upto 2.4Mbps.The Data card is available at a cost of 2800Rs from BSNL or costs you 150Rs/month when you rent it and the minimum rental period is 3 months. You can also make calls to other mobile/land line phones and you will be charged with the normal pulse rate basis
If you compare other wireless internet service providers like Tata Indicom Plug 2 surf, Wimax, Reliance Netconnect they charge their customers around 1500Rs for unlimited internet plan and BSNL charges 400Rs for the same services and no other company offers you Data Cards on rental basis other than BSNL. BSNL is also known for th
e highest telecom networks because of their highest number of towers, this is
the reason you can stay connected even if you are travelling in the most remote places.
The EVDO is not yet officially launched by BSNL and its hoped that this July BSNL will be offering the data cards for sale/lease at these ultimately low prices. The speed of this broadband service would be around 120kbps but for sure a consistent speed. These Data Cards are specifically designed for laptops and hence its not recommended to try to connected them to your PC computers. The data card supports voice calls and also offers you a feature to send/recieve SMS messages.
Total Charges for EVDO BSNL Wireless Internet :
Initial Deposit - 1500Rs
EVDO Device Cost - 7500Rs (Now It Is 3500 !! )
Tariff : 250Rs/month if you have purchased the device
Tariff : 600Rs/month if you have rented the device
You can contact BSNL customer care for more information on these Data Cards at their toll free number : 1500 or BSNL telephone exchange / Commercial office / DGM office in your locality.
What Is Evdo ? How Much Is Maximum Speed ?
EVDO is a Broadband wireless internet connection with speed up to 2 Mbps.
Can I Use For My Desktop & Laptop computer ?
Both USB and PCMCIA type data cards are available for use in Desktop & Laptop computers
Service Have Roming facility ?
Initially this services is available in all SSA head quarters , covered with 50 BTS locations with roaming facility within State
Tariff for Data Services on CDMA 2000 IX
BSNL NIC (Network Interface Card)
or EVDO Cards
|3||Charges for Cards (PCMCIA type or USB type)|
| ||i) Internet connect card sale price||2800||3500|
| ||ii) Alternate to purchase of ICC|| || |
| ||a) Fixed monthly charges for card||150||200|
| ||b) Security charges (Refundable)||1000||1000|
|4||Fixed monthly charges for internet||250||550|
|5||Free internet usage||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|6||Additional usage charges||Not applicable||Not applicable|
|7||Minimum hire period||Three months||Three months|
|* All the taxes shall be charged extra as applicable|
|The above mentioned tariff will be applicable up to 30.6.2008|
|All other terms and conditions shall remain unchanged|