State owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited well known as BSNL launched the WiMAX the 4th Generation Wireless Broadband Service in Kochi city of Kerala telecom circle. This new service offers broadband speed up to 2 Mbps (core network speed 7 Mbps). This offering is available for all 79 key areas in the circle including Nedumkandam, Kattapana, Kumili, Peermade, Munnar, Idukki, Adimaly and Suryanelli. BSNL introduces Seven tariff plans out of which 3 are with a limited data usage and the remaining 4 with unlimited data usage. The Wireless broadband offers speed ranging from 512 Kbps to 2 Mbps. Whereas, the fixed monthly charges ranges from Rs.220 to Rs.750 per month under the limited plans. While the unlimited usage plans start from Rs. 750 (Home users) and lasts up to Rs. 7,000 per month. The WiMAX equipment (Modem/CPE) can be rented from BSNL for a monthly rent of Rs.40. Based on their convenience, customers can also purchase the modem. BSNL authorities are confident in giving connection within a day. For further details and to get a new connection, subscribers can call: 1502 or 1503. One from Ernakulam and Idukki may send SMS WiMAX to 9447419447.