[PLUG] CDMA1.x/EVDO from BSNL

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 14 05:48:35 PDT 2008


On Wednesday 13 Aug 2008, Amitabh Jain wrote:
> Hi guys
>
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Chetan Kumar <chetanku at gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > I have no first hand experience of interacting with BSNL guys on
> > this matter at all though I am tempted to try it shortly. This is
> > just a request to people to share their experiences in case you are
> > the pioneer in Pune.
> > Cheers
> > Chetan
>
> I have one. It generally gives a speed of at least 25 kbps/sec. On
> good days, it goes upto 80kbps/sec.
> There are times when it is not able to detect the network (which is
> 20% of the time).

To the best of my understanding, the OP's reference was to broadband 
service (>256Kbps as defined by TRAI) with CDMA/EVDO.  

In layman's parlance, the current set of USB dongles are equivalent to 
dial up service, one service is an "apple" the other an "orange" - no 
comparison.

-- 
Arun Khan




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