BSNL to introduce wireless internet in rural areas

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Mysore, Oct 6 (UNI) The subscribers, henceforth need not necessary have landline connections for internet facilities when the wireless internet connections comes into force in the Mysore telecom divisions of BSNL during the next fortnight, BSNL General Manager S Chandran said here today.

Speaking to newsmen on the eve of the BSNL Day, he said after completion of this project nearly 10,000 lines would be added and all taluk headquarters and important towns would be covered.

Mr Chandran said BSNL had embarked an ambitious plan to cover all rural telephone exchanges with broadband and these facilities would help in making broadband available in remote villages and internet on wireless at speeds upto 144KBPs.

The divisions has a capacity of nearly 1.5akhs landline connections besides more than 75000 mobile users of BSNL. In addition to existing 77 mobile towers, it has plans to add another 67 towers in the whole Mysore District.

UNI

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