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Government of India
Ministry of Communications
10-December-2010 17:19 IST
BSNL Target of 3G Services
As on 31.10.2010, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have launched 3G services in 671 cities. BSNL has been able to launch 3G network on Pan India basis except Delhi and Mumbai. BSNL has provided various Value Added Services (VAS) like High Speed Broadband on Wireless, Video Calling, Mobile T.V., Music, Video Download etc. With the persistent marketing effort service roll out, BSNL has been able to capture 20, 32, 564 of 3G subscribers in its network up to 31.10.2010.

In Delhi and Mumbai, MTNL has made all its existing 2G subscriber base of about 5 million, 3G enabled and MTNL customers using 3G enabled devices are able to access high speed data, video calling facility and other 3G Value Added Services (VAS). MTNL has also made 3G services affordable at par with 2G Tariff for the benefit of customers.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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