Thursday, 9 July 2015

BSNL provides satellite phones en route to Amarnath pilgrims for better connectivity

As a part of the Digital India week celebration, state-run BSNL has provided optical fibre connectivity and satellite phones en route the mountainous trek to the Amarnath pilgrims so that they can get better connectivity during the pilgrimage.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has already made available pre-paid SIM cards for the pilgrims at the twin base camps of Baltal in Ganderbal district and Chandanwari in Anantnag district.
"Optical fibre connectivity, V-Sat as alternate media and other satellite phones have been installed for providing uninterrupted telecom services during the yatra period", quoted D K Aggarwal, General Manager, Telecom.
Aggarwal said while 2G services are being provided at all stations en route the shrine, 3G services have also been introduced at various stations for the benefit of the pilgrims.


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