Imphal, Apr 5 (ANI):Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched 3G services in Manipur to help to bring the state at par with other states.
On March 20, 3G services were launched for the first time in Manipur and will be available in Porompat, Lamlong Bazar, Chingmeirong, Koirengei, Thangmeiband, Lamphel exchange, Tera Bazar, Langjing, Kwakeithel, Singjamei Bazar, Manipur University, and Kongba Bazar regions of the state in the first phase.
According to BSNL, the services will be extended to other parts of the state later.
These services already exists in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, and have received a good response.eople in Imphal, the state capital, expressed happiness over the commencement of 3G services.
"New technological changes are taking place and it is necessary to adapt to changing times and trends and avail of the new service," said Yunman Manglem, a 3G user.I think it is very fortunate for us to get a chance to use this service. I am just applying to this service," added C S Lokendra Singh.
Thirty-two towers will power 3G services in Manipur.
Applications like download of music tracks, video calls and conferences live streaming, news, current affairs will be powered by the 3G services.
People feel that the 3G services is advantageous specially to the people of north east.
"Right now the speed is just 2 MB plus, this is very good speed. Afterwards the time will come when the bandwidth will be increased," said Lumkin, Deputy General Manager, BSNL Manipur.nder the banner of 3G services, WIMAX services will also be extended to rural areas. (ANI)