BSNL to Launch 4G Services in Six Circles by March 2016
BSNL plans to launch a bunch of activities to boost the property. it might launch 4G services across six medium circles out of the twenty circles it operates through a strategic partnership with non-public players, in line with reports.
BSNL Chairman and director (CMD) Anupam Shrivastava confirmed the news, however haven’t disclosed the names of the non-public players with whom the operator plans to traffic jam.
According to sources, Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) would be the primary potential alternative for partnership. RJIl has already signed AN agreement with BSNL to lease out 4000 of its mobile towers. it’s conjointly the sole player that possesses 4G spectrum in 2300 Mc band across all twenty two circles.
The other potential alternative would be Russian-based medium operator SSTL. It works underneath MTS complete in Asian country and has services across 9 circles.
Unlike the non-public players, BSNL plans to roll out 4G solely by March 2016. It owns restricted spectrum and would wish a minimum of 5MHz for the winning roll out of 4G.
Besides partnership with non-public players, the state-run medium operator would conjointly attempt joining its wired and wireless networks to deliver high speed net. Since, its broadband spectrum span across sixteen circles, this can be a potential proposal to contemplate. The operator will improve its Wi-Fi and 3G services, that it’s upgrading the networks.
BSNL will integrate 3G, 4G network which might alter the client to transfer to Wi-Fi.
For its prestigious Wi-Fi hotspot project, the state-run operator is finance concerning Rs. 7000 large integer over ensuing 2 years.