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BSNL pushed to third spot in Kerala circle, Vodafone scores second place: TRAI Report

As per latest data from TRAI, BSNL has been pushed to third spot in Kerala circle by Vodafone which has become the second largest mobile operator in the state. BSNL has lost over 5 lakhs subscribers in the month of December and continued its free fall into January 2015. Wireless subscriber base(lakhs) in Kerala The huge fall in subscriber base of BSNL was mainly due to deactivation of inactive users [...]

BSNL Ends Data Carry Forward Facility, unused data to be cancelled

BSNL was offering carry forward facility for its STVs and data vouchers for long time. But it has now decided to stop this facility and has directed all circles to implement this change with immediate effect. On BSNL network subscribers could use same voucher to carry forward STV benefit or data benefit before the end of validity. This was a huge relief for subscribers who are not able to use [...]

BSNL Revises Annual 3G Data Plans with Fixed Monthly Data Usage

BSNL has revised its prepaid annual 3G data plans to offer data usage on fixed monthly basis. Earlier users activating annual data plans would get full data instantly with validity of one year. Now subscribers will only get a fixed monthly benefit added to their account every month for a period of 12 months. Annual data plans DPV1251, DPV2299 and DOV3299 used to offer 9 GB, 12 GB and 30 GB respectively with a [...]

BSNL to reduce 3G tariffs by 50% after phase 8 of network expansion, can this be a game changer?

BSNL the state-owned telecom operator in association with MTNL is the only operator to currently hold Pan India 3G spectrum. BSNL offers 3G data at the market price of Rs.175 for 1GB and Rs.251 for 2GB. Due to its affordable tariff and Pan India free data roaming, BSNL has a large market share of mobile data subscribers.   BSNL has been in the process of network modernisation and expansion and is [...]

BSNL to roll out high speed WiFi services in 10 cities of Andhra Pradesh

The state-owned telecommunications company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has selected 10 cities of Andhra Pradesh (AP) circle where company will roll out its high bandwidth WiFi services. We have identified 10 towns, including Guntur, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati, which will soon have high-speed WiFi services. In each town, we will provide WiFi hotspots to universities, public spaces like bus stations and railway stations. High-speed connectivity will be one of [...]

BSNL Karnataka introduces STV 444 & 666 (Data and Voice) combo offer

BSNL Karnataka has introduced STV 444 & 666 combo data + voice offer for its customers. This promotional offer is introduced as raining fours & sixes offer this Cricket Season and valid for 45 days from 24-02-2015 to 09-04-2015. The new STV 444 offer 4444MB 3G data + 444 voice call mins(222 Local/STD on net + 222 Local/STD off net) with validity of 30 days. Similarly STV 666 offer 6666MB [...]

BSNL to sign Pan India 2G ICRA with Bharti Airtel, what it means to end users?

BSNL which has a commercial presence in 20 circles plans to improve its network coverage for its subscribers by signing an Intra circle roaming agreement with the largest telecom operator by subscriber base Bharti Airtel on a Pan India scale. BSNL which currently has close to 1,10,000 base stations and covers approximately 72% of India’s population will benefit with the wider network footprint of Bharti Airtel which has 1,42,898 base [...]

Do PG Portal, BSNL Authorities at least read complaints – Our Experience says No!

Back in 2014 I had shared details of my harrowing experience with a telemarketer at TelecomTALK. Since then I was registered with TRAI DND under fully blocked category. As it always happens in this world wherein rules are seldom cared for, I continued to receive calls and messages from other numbers. Thankfully, the frequency was much lesser after joining DND list! I finally decided to bring violators to book and [...]

BSNL launches new unlimited broadband plan for Hyderabad. Introduces 1GB email account

BSNL has launched a new broadband unlimited plan BBG Combo ULD 611 and BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 995 VDSL plan exclusive for Hyderabad telecom district. Both plans offer unlimited broadband with higher post FUP speeds. BBG Combo ULD 611 offer unlimited broadband at 4Mbps up to 40GB and 1Mbps after crossing 40GB.  The plan come at a monthly fixed charge of Rs 611 including 25 free calls to BSNL network without any fixed charge for telephone. [...]

BSNL revises prepaid data packs by reducing validity

After a short interval BSNL has yet again reduced validity of its prepaid data packs. Validity of most of the data packs has been reduced by up to 2 days. The new plans will come into effect from 23-02-2015. Validity of basic Rs 17 90MB pack remains unchanged at 2 days. Rs 39 200MB pack validity reduced to 6 days from current 7 days and Rs 78 450Mb pack validity reduced to 12 [...]

BSNL to start E-auction of vanity Landline numbers

BSNL is already conducting E-auction for vanity mobile numbers and now plans to introduce the same for vanity Landline number through its website. To participate in the auction customers must access BSNL E-auction website and register by paying the registration fee. Once logged in customer must give his complete address and nearest landline number to identify the exchange code. Customers will get the list of available vanity number under his exchange and select a [...]

BSNL Mobile introduce new data STVs and promotional offer. Revises Balance Based Tariff.

BSNL is all set to announce new data STVs and promotional offer for its subscribers. The promotional offer will be available starting 13th February 2015. BSNL New Data STVs As promotional offer for a period of 60 days, BSNL has introduced data STVs 73 and 105 which offer 200MB/21days and 300MB/30 days. Under regular offer, BSNL has introduced night data STV 29 and 45 which offer 500MB and 800MB respectively with one-day [...]

MTNL and BSNL say no to upcoming spectrum auction

State-run telecom operators MTNL and BSNL have declared that they will not be participating in the upcoming spectrum auctions. MTNL and BSNL have said they have sufficient spectrum to carry on their services without disruption at the moment and see no immediate requirement for the same. The state-run operators had stayed away from November 2012, March 2013 and February 2014 spectrum auctions as well. Telecom minister Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad [...]

BSNL activates new speed test hosting server, capable of measuring connection speeds up to 100Mbps

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. Has the largest wired broadband market share in India. The internet backbone provides broadband connectivity to maximum rural areas as well as semi-urban and urban regions in India. BSNL has activated a new speed test hosting server on speedtest.net, the server is based in Bangalore. Multiprotocol label switching(MPLS) Network operating system(NOC) has reported that this server is capable of measuring connection speeds up to 100 Mbps. [...]

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