RCOM launches 3G services in Himachal

Shimla: Upgrading the networks ability to support 3G enabled services, Reliance Communications became the second service provider in Himachal to offer the high-tech connectivity, which on a wireless connection offers live video and real time data transfer facilities.

Speaking on the occasion, Sami Butt, Circle Head- Wireless Business, Reliance Communications, Himachal said that by end of the week, RCOM will commercially offer 3G services to customers in Shimla, Solan, Baddi, Nalagarh, PaontaSahib, Mandi,Kullu, Palampur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Dalhousie, Dharamshala and Una. The network is now capable of offering peak speed upto 21 Mbps.

Reliance Executives launching 3G services in Himachal

“The service has a flexible tariff plan with could be afforded by anyone,” said Butt. Reliance 3G places us in a unique position with our suite of offerings, covering 3G, CDMA, GSM and Mobile Broadband Data Services on the wireless platform”, he added.

“Reliance 3G services will offer the widest bouquet of cutting edge services including Video Calling, Mobile TV, Video Streaming and Applications accessed at superfast speeds ubiquitously on a variety of Mobile and Personal computing devices”,said Prashant Gokarn, 3G Head – Reliance Communications.

“ A superior network with 100% optic backhaul, thousands of content rich applications delivered in an easy-to-access mode on a mobile screen, Personalization options and simple tariffs including daily sachet packs are the 4 pillars that will create a significant differentiation for Reliance 3G services amongst customers”, he added.

During the 3G spectrum auction in May 2010, Reliance Communications has bagged 13 telecom circles, which included the metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata and the telecom circles of Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa and Assam.

By including Himachal, the private operator has so far launched its 3G services in 7 circles and targets to cover all the 13 circles by end of the current financial year.

For offering 3G services, Reliance Communications has partnered with Nokia for devices, Facebook, Nokia and Ericsson for applications, Universal Music for content and Motricity for the Web portal.

Photo credit: Amit Kanwar

Reporter and Editor at Hill Post, Ravinder Makhaik in over two decades of active journalism has worked for India’s leading newspapers and television channels.

9 Comments

  • shishir soni says:

    i have checked the news regarding the 3 g network of reliance.This shows the network already started in himachal.but i am not able to access.
    please tell this is true or not and is this works in palampur or paprola baijnath of distt kangra of himachal.
    thanks
    shishir soni.(banuri) palampur

  • Harsh says:

    reliance need to have unlimited plan i mean to say that write now bsnl 3g is giving unlimited plan and i am using it and it rocks if any private sector company is not gonna launch unlimited plans and increases the no. of towers in that particular area .then bsnl has well taken the customers so far it won’t make difference that reliance has launched 3g in hamirpur but if there’ll be only one single tower to operate then they will not get customers they need to install minimum 3 3g towers in that particular town in himachal where they are launching 3g and connectivity must be across 15 km of area around the town then the 3g launch will work in rcom favours and then they can beat bsnl.

  • vijay garg says:

    when it is goimg to be launched in bilaspur

  • Pawan Kumar Saini says:

    Hello Sir my name is Pawan Kumar saini Village-Bhiura(Nalsar), P.O-Rajgarh, Tehsil-Balh,Distt-Mandi ( H.P ) I am intersted to give my land for mobile Tower Installation if any Cellfone company intersted pls call me on this number 9418116181

  • Bhup Singh Bhardwaj says:

    I am interested your company please call me Mobil no 9816713374

  • sunil kumar says:

    sir/madam
    i m interested to give land to reliance 3G service communication company for installation reliance 3 G tower details are mentioned below:
    Vill -Bah ,P.O. Padwhan,Teh Padhar ,Dist Mandi (H.P.)
    CONT NO.9676132098

  • Rahul says:

    pls sir
    3g isnt working in palampur distt kangra himachal pradesh
    its very slow 🙁

  • Kailash Manhas says:

    Sub:- Regarding Implementation of BSNL Mobial Tower .

    Sir, With due respect it is stated That from all Inhabitants of Tehsil Bhattiyat Distt. Chamba. H.P Gram panchiyat Kahari want to draw your attention Regarding the problem of mobial Tower.
    A) That in the backward panchiyats like as Kahari,Awan,Kuddi etc in Tehsil Bhattiyat Distt chamba H.P there comes many big villages. The population of Inhabitants under these panchiyats approximately comes to more than 15,000 persons

    B). That in the name of Telecom and communication there is no source for
    these Inhabitants of Gram panchiyat
    Kahari,Awan,and Kuddi etc and these places aré vacated from the facility of communication because potability of any Mobial Tower is none here.

    C) That Regarding geographical condition these above mentioned places are very backward because in these places people did not have even basic facilities to live.

    In emergency Inhabitants of these places can’t take the patient timely to hospital due to time problem in moveability

    D) That because of lack of mobial Tower the Inhabitants of these places can’t enjoy facilities like internet.

    That Inhabitants of Gram panchiyat Kahari face many problem because of lack of telecom and communication but magnitude of the problem continues to be very hiogh when far too many people still lack access to time basic services such as health , Education, Telecom and communication without which they cannot claim there basic share in the benefit of growth.

    It is therefore humbly prayed that mobial Tower of BSNL company is Implanted in these places so people of these panchiyat can take benefit of basic facilities like as Telecom and communication.

    Sir, it is humbly prayed That if company Implanted Tower in place named “Chafar” so not only one panchiyat is benefited but other sourrinding panchiyat also take the benefit of it. It provides an opportunity to restructure people to achieve a new vision based on faster and Inclusive growth it must seek to reduce disparties across regins by ensuring access to basic physical infracture. It is for benefitting all section of population espically those who have thus far remaned deprived.

    Sir we have not only hope but we have true trusted that you kindly draw your attention towards our problem.

    It is therefore humbly requested that Implementation of mobial Tower kindly soonly done in these
    panchiyats.

    Thanking you

    Thanks, regards
    Smt. Pinki Devi Pradhan
    Gram panchiyat Kahari
    Tehsil Bhattiyat Distt chamba
    Himachal Pradesh
    Pin – 176313
    MB- 9817245463

  • Dheeraj kumar says:

    Main apne plot me mobile tower lagwana cahta hu plz contact me 9816228577 9816382698 dist una himachal pradesh

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