[PLUG] CDMA1.x/EVDO from BSNL

Vijay Kudal vkudal at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 19 23:35:36 PDT 2008





--- On Thu, 14/8/08, Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [PLUG] CDMA1.x/EVDO from BSNL
To: "Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List" <plug-mail at plug.org.in>
Date: Thursday, 14 August, 2008, 6:18 PM

On Wednesday 13 Aug 2008, Amitabh Jain wrote:
> Hi guys
>
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Chetan Kumar <chetanku at gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > I have no first hand experience of interacting with BSNL guys on
> > this matter at all though I am tempted to try it shortly. This is
> > just a request to people to share their experiences in case you are
> > the pioneer in Pune.
> > Cheers
> > Chetan
>
> I have one. It generally gives a speed of at least 25 kbps/sec. On
> good days, it goes upto 80kbps/sec.
> There are times when it is not able to detect the network (which is
> 20% of the time).

To the best of my understanding, the OP's reference was to broadband 
service (>256Kbps as defined by TRAI) with CDMA/EVDO.  

In layman's parlance, the current set of USB dongles are equivalent to 
dial up service, one service is an "apple" the other an
"orange" - no 
comparison.

-- 
Arun Khan




When I asked BSNL guys said evdo gives rate at 400 kbps

(When invstigated it was found bundled application shows sped anyhwere
to 999 kbps while online bandwidth test shows no more than 46 kbps)
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