VSNL to preview retail WiMax at B’lore seminar


MUMBAI: VSNL, a national player in the retail Broadband and Internet market, will preview its wireless broadband service at BangaloreIT.in 2007, a four day event hosted by the Department of IT and the Government of Karnataka beginning 29 October, 2007.


This event will be the first opportunity for retail customers to experience this next generation Internet access and understand the unique range of services that VSNL has lined up. VSNL was the first company to commercially roll out WiMax in India for enterprise customers in Bangalore in May 2007. Over the next two months, VSNL plans to commercially rollout WiMax services in Bangalore to retail customers as well.


“The four-day seminar cum exhibition at the BangaloreIT.in 2007 will be a platform to showcase our WiMax service and its unique value added services and to engage with potential customers and channel partners,” said VSNL vice president – planning Prateek Pashine.


WiMAX enables wireless infrastructure deployment in a cost effective, decentralized and effective manner in places like India where the entire country is not covered by wireline infrastructure. In the future, WiMax will also allow for Mobile Internet access at much higher speeds than what is experienced at present.