“BSNL’s network in Shimla town and district along with parts of tribal Kinnaur district have been linked to mini-link which will help improve mobile , broadband and landline services in the area,” additional general manager BSNL M C Singh said .
“Shimla , Theog , Thanedhar , Kharapather , Chopal , Rohru ,Rampur , Nichar and Kalpa are some of the places which have all been upgraded .,” said Singh .
Officials claim with this facility even if a cable fibre is damaged or cut broadband will still continue to work .
Also internet speeds will be faster now.
Talking about improving the BSNL mobile services Singh said the number of mobile towers have almost been doubled in Shimla town.More towers are being added in the district .
BSNL along with Airtel is the leader in mobile services in the hill state . It is also the sole provider of broadband services in the region .