India’s most preferable telecom network Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced three types of Customer Premises Equipments (Indoor CPE, Outdoor CPE and USB Dongle) for Wireless Broadband (WiMAX) services which is a unique technology being deployed by BSNL for the first time in India.
Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) is a receiver/modem used by the subscriber of wireless, fixedline broadband services, which is the property of the network operator and located at the customer premises for using the wireless/wired services.
BSNL reduced the CPE charges for Outright Purchase from BSNL to a uniform rate of Rs.1500/- with effect from 20-06-2012 for all three types of CPEs, where the CPE(Customer Premises Equipment) price for out right purchase upto 19-06-2012 from BSNL for Indoor-CPE is @ Rs. 3599, Outdoor-CPE is @ Rs 4599, CPE-PCM-CIA/ USB is @ Rs. 2499.
WiMAX CPE Sale price for customer who wants to purchase CPE directly from BSNL
|Particulars||Indoor – CPE Sale Price in Rs.*||Outdoor- CPE Sale Price in Rs.*||CPE – PCM-CIA/USB Sale Price in Rs.*|
|CPE Charges for Outright Purchase||1500||1500||1500|
|Security Deposit for CPEs in case of Rental Option||1000||1000||1000|
*Sales Tax as applicable is extra.
Fixed Monthly Charges (FMC) for CPEs for Indoor(I/D) & Outdoor(O/D) is Rs.50 per month, and for Dongle is Rs.40 per Month, if customer opted for Rental Option.
Initial Charges for Prepaid WiMAX Connection at the time of application
|Particulars||Indoor – CPE||Outdoor – CPE||CPE -PCM- CIA/ USB|
|CPE Charges for outright purchase||Rs. 3599/- *||Rs 4599/- *||Rs. 2499/- *|
|WiMAX BB Account Creation Charges||Rs. 100/- **||Rs. 100/- **||Rs. 100/- **|
|Free Download with validity of 90 days||6 GB||8 GB||4 GB|
*Sales Tax and other Govt. levies extra, ** Service Tax extra
CPE charges and WiMAX BB Account Creation Charges will be collected in advance through Demand Note through the local commercial system at the time of application for Prepaid WiMAX Broadband connection.
In case of customer having Own CPE, only WiMAX Broadband Account Creation Charges will be collected in advance through Demand Note through the local commercial system at the time of application for Prepaid WiMAX Broadband Connection.