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Ambulance donated to CIHSR
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, SEPT 29 (NPN):
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Published on 30 Sep. 2010 12:52 AM IST
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As part of its long term commitment, the BSNL, NE – II circle on Wednesday donated an ambulance to the Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research (CIHSR) Dimapur after a brief function held at the premises of BSNL office Super Market. The function was graced by ADC Dimapur Sedevikho Khro as chief guest while CIHSR associate director Dr. Abraham Joseph and SP Dimapur Z. Mero were the guests of honour.
Addressing a press conference after the programme, Chief General Manager (CGM) NE – II circle Dimapur, R. Sanyal highlighted the activities of the BSNL, the world’s 7th largest telecommunications company providing range of telecom services in the country. He said that the BSNL today has about 46 million line basic telephone capacity, 8 million WLL capacity, 52 millon GSM capacity, more than 38302 fixed exchanges, 46565 BTS, 3895 Node B (3G BTS), 287 satellite stations, 614755 R km of OFC cable, 50430 R km of microwave network connecting 602 districts, 7330 cities/towns and 5.6 lakh villages.
Responding to queries from media persons on the poor network quality in some areas in Dimapur, the CGM said all such related problems would be looked into at the earliest and requested the customers to continue to extend their support and come out with suggestions for better services.
He said BSNL was in the process of extending coverage to Pungro area as well. The CGM said BSNL was committed to providing quality telecom services at affordable prices to the citizens of the remotest part of the country.
General manager (sales and marketing) O/o CGMT, NE – II circle Dimapur Anil Kumar also spoke on the various activities and changes taking place in the BSNL at the corporate level.
Other officials at the press conference also highlighted on the new Wi-MAX facility, a 4th generation mobile communication offering a data speed of upto 7.2 Mbps with a coverage of 15 kms.
BSNL has already installed and commissioned Wi-MAX towers at 14 towns in the state while in nine other towns, installation of towers was under process and targeted for launch by October.
The Wi-MAX service, which is higher than the 3G, is available at `140 per month under Universal Service Obligation Plan in rural areas of the state.
The state government would use 50% of this service while the other 50% would be made available to the public.
Senior general manager BSNL Nagaland P. V. Muralidhar and a host of other officials were also present at the press conference.

 
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