Customers will also have an option to get similar free unlimited calls for three months by paying lumpsum amount of Rs 439, a BSNL statement said.
Kerala Circle CGM of BSNL, R Mani told reporters here that the proposed hotspots would provide 4.5G speed and it would be commissioned within a months' time.
In a bid to meet competition from private telecom operators, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today announced mobile TV service 'Ditto TV' and limited fixed mobile telephony, an app that virtually turns mobiles into cordless phone working in sync with landlines within home premises.
The customers can activate the wi-fi plan through BSNL's mobile application. The plans are priced at Rs 999 for three days, Rs 1,599 for 15 days and Rs 1,999 for 30 days, inclusive of all other charges. The mobile application will also show location of wi-fi hotpsots.
BSNL the national carrier, having the largest network across India with highest rural penetration recognizes the need to deliver consistent and ...
Average download speed on Jio network reached 18.16 megabit per second in December 2016 which was its highest since launch of its commercial 4G services in September, as per the Trai data.
Call drops on Aircel network during non-peak hours breached set benchmark in Assam, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, North East telecom circles, as per Performance Indicator report of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai).
By March 31, BSNL expects up to 40 percent of the total bill payments to come from digital mode. At present, digital payment account for less than 20 percent of the overall bill payment.
Reports said BSNL tender norms for procuring IP-MPLS equipment for the Network for Spectrum (NFS) project were allegedly tweaked to so that the Rs 2,000 crore contract went to US giant.
Customers of state-run telecom firm BSNL will get 0.75 discount on online or electronic payment of their bills, telecom minister Manoj Sinha today said.
Post offices have exchanged currency worth Rs 3,680.99 crore till December 7, after the government scrapped old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes last month, Parliament was informed today.
Cutting short two months of decline, telecom subscriber base rose by 1.98 per cent to 1074.24 million in the country at September-end mainly boosted by the formal launch of services by newcomer Reliance Jio.
State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's losses in the April-June quarter this fiscal stood at Rs 1,721 crore while total income was at Rs 7,331 crore, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Among others, the complaints about unfair competitive practices and abuse of dominance have also been filed against regulator TRAI, DoT, industry body COAI, as also against operators Bharti Airtel, Idea, Vodafone India, Aircel, Videocon Telecommunications, Telenor and BSNL.
BSNL's revenue from operation rose 4.4 percent to Rs 28,449 crore during financial year ended March 2016, sources told PTI citing the latest audited financial statement of the telecom corporation placed at the AGM last week.
"Government has selected 11 companies for the provisional empanelment of Cloud Service Offerings of Cloud Service Providers," Minister of State for IT and Law PP Chaudhary said in Lok Sabha.
The telecom PSU has suggested that a 5 MHz block in the 700 Mhz band be assigned to it by the government through the equity route.
BSNL's employee base has 2,09,996 workers in 2016-17 and as on April 30, 2017, it expects the number to come down to 1,96,162.
On state-owned BSNL performance, Sinha said the company was running in loss since 2007 and now for the first time it has earned profit. The Minister also claimed that the NDA government has invested Rs 20,000 crore in BSNL in 1 year.
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said action will be taken against telecom firms that fail to provide quality services to consumers.
Telecom operators except BSNL are not providing us inter-connection," Ringo co-founder and CEO Bhavin Turakhia told reporters here.
Stepping up investments on projects that entail internal funding, state-owned BSNL will pump in about Rs 2,500 crore during the second half of this fiscal in various projects such as expansion of wifi hotspots, installation of mobile towers and strengthening core network.
Gearing up to compete with private players, state-owned telecom firm BSNL plans to ramp up its mobile broadband capacity by up to two-fold to 600 terrabyte in a month.
A total of 100 tourist places, including world heritage sites, will be identified where the service will be provided within the next six months, Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi said today.
A VNO provides telecom services like mobile landline and Internet, but only as a retailer for full-fledged telecom operators such as BSNL and Airtel.