State run telecom PSU BSNL has revised its data charges for its 2G and 3G customers. It has increased its data download charges for prepaid and postpaid customers in 2G as well 3G plans. It will now be charging 2p/10KB from the earlier 1p/10KB in home as well as in roaming which means now Rs. 2/MB will be charged for data downloads. It has also revised its data usage limits in one GPRS postpaid Read more of this...

I have got many queries regarding BSNL EVDO & VISTA compatibility, so just though of compiling all pieces of information into this one tutorial. BSNL EVDO supports Windows VISTA

Please try installing with these drivers.
Latest Driver from BSNL
or
Reliance MG880

In some VISTA versions, the system fails to detect the driver automatically. There you have to manually select the driver from source.

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Internet Service @144 Kbps using WLL phone (fixed and mobile) is now available for the subscribers of Assam. This can be availed directly with the WLL set of existing MSC-based subscribers by entering user ID & password in the dialler. Also, the CDMA IX Internet Connect Card (ICC), a Data Card, will provide the Internet access to computer users on their laptops as well as on desktops. However, Read more of this...

Lets see how I started using this device on my Linux distribution (You can follow the same steps to configure this device on any Linux distribution) :

Device : [b]ZTE EV-DO AC8700 800M[/b]

Product Vendor : Qualcomm, Inc.

1) Insert the EvDO device into USB port

2) Check whether the device is getting detected on your system or not. You can issue the following command in console :

#sudo tail -f Read more of this...

BSNL has taken another good initiative in bringing 3G to India. BSNL is the first operator in India to launch 3G service under the EVDO technology developed by QUALCOMM. A subscriber can get mobile internet @ blazing 2.4mbps speeds for Rs. 550(NOW 650 for new users)/month. Isnt that awesome ?

About the modem. Its a matchbox size/pendrive size small usb modem thats supplied for evdo connections. Here Read more of this...