BSNL’s 4G Penetrates Deep Into Kerala; Get 2 GB Free For 4G SIM Upgrade
Everyone is now waiting for BSNL's pan-India expansion.
State-run telecom carrier BSNL is now finally in the game.
As per some reports coming in, BSNL has now expanded their 4G coverage in the state of Kerala, and offering free 2 GB for their users who opt to upgrade into 4G SIM.
Keep reading to find out what else BSNL has planned, and is doing for expanding their 4G coverage.
BSNL’s 4G Now Available In Thrissur
Thrissur, which is Kerala’s 4th largest city with a population of 1.8 million is also Kerala’s 3rd largest urban agglomeration.
BSNL has expanded their 4G coverage in Thrissur, thereby signaling that they won’t rest until their 4G coverage is everywhere.
We have gathered a screenshot, which depicts BSNL’s 4G network, when a mobile user searches for a network.
Here is the screenshot:
Hence, Thrissur has now become the largest city with BSNL’s 4G coverage.
As of now, BSNL is using 2100 MHz spectrum for delivering 4G coverage. This spectrum is known as Band 1, and earlier, this was used for 3G network coverage.
BSNL also owns Band 41, which will be used for delivering 4G services in highly congested circles.
Free 2 GB For 4G SIM Upgrade
Once a user gets a new 4G SIM, BSNL will give 2 GB extra, for free.
This is a special introductory offer to invite more 4G usage and 4G adaption by their users.
BSNL has repeatedly stated that in case users don’t have 4G SIM, then their old SIM will automatically connect with 2G or 3G coverage.
BSNL’s 4G Journey Till Now
Although Thrissur is the biggest city in Kerala to get 4G coverage, it is not the first one.
They started with 4G testing in Idukki district of Kerala, and they used existing 3G spectrum for that. A new brand identity was also announced, to spread more awareness about their 4G services.
It is expected that BSNL’s 4G will expand into Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode in February.
BSNL’s 4G speed has already been declared on par with Airtel and Jio, in some remote testing.
All eyes are now set on BSNL to announce a nation-wide rollout of 4G, which can give some tough fight to Airtel and Jio, Vodafone-Idea.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.