WiMax ready for rollout in India

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MUMBAI: After much talk, tests and trials, WiMax seems to be finally ready for commercial use in India. WiMax, high-speed internet access over a wireless connection, is a low-cost way to provide internet connectivity in places where laying cables is difficult.

Chennai-based Aircel is planning to take its WiMax network national while the Tata-owned VSNL will roll out retail WiMax offerings later this year. Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) is also ready to start WiMax services, having undertaken pilots at 14 locations.

VSNL as well as BSNL have partnered with Aperto Networks, developer of the world's most advanced WiMax base stations and subscriber units, to deploy multi-service broadband wireless systems.

““BSNL is planning to take WiMax to 8,000 villages where it is the easiest and most efficient way to offer broadband. We have already tied up with Aperto for equipment,” a BSNL official said.

For Details : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/N...how/1670512.cms

BSNL to provide WiMax The six initial cities getting the WiMAX equipment are Kolkata (in West Bengal), Bangalore (in Karnataka), Chennai (in Tamil Nadu), Ahmedabad (in Gujarat), Hyderabad (in Andhra Pradesh), and Pune (in Maharastra). The deployment, which will also cover four rural districts in the State of Haryana.
For Detailed news read http://www.apertonet.com/news/archives121506.html
http://www.govtech.net/digitalcommun....php?id=102894

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Pune all set to be India's first 'unwired' city with Wimax

Taking a leap over Bangalore and Hyderabad, Pune will become the first Indian city to have a high-speed wireless Internet network even before the Centre's much-awaited spectrum policy is announced.

Pune to be India's first 'unwired' city
 


maahkaal

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Pune being the first wireless city means shit unless they start offering unlimited connections of at least 512 kbps.
 

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WTF?! What about Bombay?! How the hell they forget about us?! :O
 

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Is this even going to happen?
 


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what about mumbai?? its supposed to be the first city to have this!!:madness:
 

maahkaal

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Typical. The government really needs to take up an aggressive propaganda on such important issues.