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Mangalore: BSNL Dakshina Kannada Telecom Launches EvDO Data Card

Mangalore: BSNL Dakshina Kannada Telecom District Launches EvDO Data Card 
Pics: Dayanand Kukkaje
Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (RD/SB)

Mangalore, Nov 18: BSNL announced good news to seekers of new internet connections across the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts.  BSNL has released EvDO Data Card, the much-awaited Evolution Data Optimized / Evolution Data Only (EvDO) services, for students, youth, entrepreneurs, professionals and managers.  

Mangalore South MLA N Yogish Bhat released EvDO services at a function held at Kankanady telephone exchange here on Monday November 16. 

MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, Karnataka Bank CEO P Jayaram Bhat and Deputy Commissioner V Ponnuraj were present on the occasion. BSNL Dakshina Kannada Telecom District public relations officer S M Hegde welcomed the gathering. General manager K M Shetty proposed the vote of thanks.

About EvDO Data Card 

It’s a wireless broadband service that can be installed in laptops. EvD is a roaming facility meant for south India. The free internet service is meant both for limited or unlimited use, with a speed of 2.4 mbps. No registration charges.  

The EvD accessory costs Rs 3,500 and with inclusion of taxes it comes up to Rs 4,192.  The activation charges of Rs 500 are included in it. Internet charges per month are fixed at Rs 999. 

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  • Rakesh, Kundapur

    Sun, Nov 22 2009

    Is this available in kundapur taluk ? and how is the signal strength in Kottara, mangalore..???

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  • K.L.Bodh, Manali H.P.

    Thu, Nov 19 2009

    I am a BSNL Employee at Manali we have already using EVDO DATA CARD but we haven't get the 2.4 mbps speed Kindly tell us what is problem of our EVDO Thanks

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    Wed, Nov 18 2009

    Better late than never!In few years entire DK/Udupi's shape will change in terms of Industry,living std,education wealth and health Ect Ect..This service is in par with all kind of development in our district Congrats BSNL!

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