BSNL launches 4G services in Chandigarh
State owed telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched the high speed 4G (Fourth Generation) telecom services at Chandigarh in Punjab circle .
With this launch, BSNL became fifth telecom service provider in India to launch 4G service after Airtel (1st), Aircel (2nd), Vodafone (3rd) and Reliance Jio (4th).
- BSNL 4G network will be able to provide high speed data upto 100 Mbps.
- Its customers will be able to download large files of the order of 1 GB within few seconds which at present takes hours on current 2G/3G networks.
- BSNL will also provide 4G services to government agencies for video camera surveillance, traffic management solutions and home- land security service in India.
Presently, BSNL has 4G spectrum across India except in states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kolkata. To offer high speed services to its customers it has also entered into an agreement with Reliance Jio, which holds pan-India 4G airwaves in 2300 MHz band across all 22 telecom circles in India.