Source PTI From Hindustan Times on 06 June 2009
The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Saturday launched the BSNL-NOVA netPC service in association with Novatium Solutions Pvt Limited of Chennai to enable Internet browsing on BSNL Boradband without owning a PC.
Addressing media persons here TN Sudhindra Kumar, CGMT, said,” this unique facility will provide maintenance free computing experience to customers. BSNL subscribers now need not worry about hardware crashes, virus attacks, data loss and regular upgrades”, Kumar said.
He said now these would be taken care of by a remote server client-computing model maintained by Novatium.
The service would increase the broadband penetration and decrease the digital divide in India by making broadband and Internet available to rural customers also in large numbers, he said.
He said that it would cost both BSNL and NOVA net PC Rs 2999 plus taxes with a monitor and the monthly subscription including BSNL broadband charges starting from Rs 274 plus tax.