MTNL To Provide Broadband Connectivity To JNU Students
Posted on Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 4:30 pm
Mahanagar Telephone limited (MTNL) is all geared up to provide Broadband service to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot today announced a tie up with MTNL to provide broadband connection for JNU students. According to the agreement, JNU students will now be able to access the Internet using the MTNL 3G network for Rs.199 per month, instead of the usual fee of Rs.599.
MTNL has also set up four additional 3G towers on the campus to ensure good coverage and service quality. It will also offer students access to the local area network of JNU using MTNL 3G network. In addition to that, MTNL is all set to invest rs.4 crore for developing the infrastructure and will also provide Wi-Fi connectivity to the college campus.
According to Sachin Pilot “The capital expenditure for this is being incurred by MTNL as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.”