BSNL expects to cowl all telecom circles in India with its 4G companies by the tip of March 2024
Indian state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has already launched 4G companies in just a few areas throughout India and expects to broaden its 4G footprint within the coming months, native press reported.
The telco expects to cowl all telecom circles in India with its 4G companies by the tip of the upcoming monetary yr, which ends in March 2024, in keeping with the report.
BSNL is planning to check 200 websites within the upcoming 4 months and by the tip of September, a complete of 300 websites are anticipated to be put in throughout India. “We’ll check the know-how at 200 websites for 4 months, and after September, 300 towers will likely be put in throughout the nation every day,” mentioned the nation’s Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Data Expertise, Ashwini Vaishnaw.
Presently, BSNL 4G is offered in Maharashtra, North East, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, UP (East), UP (West), Uttaranchal, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chennai Telecom District, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata Telecom District, and Madhya Pradesh.
The telecom operator is offering 4G companies by way of spectrum within the 2.1 GHz band.
In response to earlier experiences, the federal government is anticipated to approve a young for 100,000 4G websites for BSNL’s 4G deployment by the tip of March. These websites are anticipated to be offered by a consortium led by native agency Tata Consultancy Providers (TCS).
In January, Vaishnaw had mentioned that BSNL may launch 5G know-how in March 2024. Vaishnaw additionally clarified that originally, BSNL’s 5G community will likely be primarily based on the NonStandalone (NSA) structure.
In December 2022, BSNL requested the Indian authorities for extra spectrum for the long run deployment of 5G know-how.
BSNL is prone to launch 5G companies in 600 MHz, 3.3 GHz, and 26 GHz bands, in keeping with earlier experiences. These spectrum bands have been reserved by the Division of Telecommunication and after the 4G launch, all websites will likely be upgraded to 5G.