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BSNL provides 93.24 million Telephone connections as of March 2015

BSNL released a few figures delineating its market share and tele-density in the country for the first quarter of the year. Out of the total telephone connections of 996.1 million as of March 31st, 2015, 93.24 million telephone connections are provided by BSNL. According to the data, BSNL occupies fifth position as an operator, with a market share of 9.4 percent. During March 2015, BSNL witnessed a decline of 0.2… Read More

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BSNL reinstates data carry forward facility for prepaid

Earlier we had reported BSNL plans to stop data carry forward facility in prepaid. In view of response received from nodal centers, BSNL has withdrawn earlier order and decided to allow carry forward of unutilized data on data STV recharges. BSNL subscribers can now carry forward unused data by doing a recharge with a data STV before end of validity of the current plan. This will be a huge relief for… Read More

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Government may soon clear the pending dues of MTNL and BSNL

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology may soon clear the pending dues of MTNL endured after surrendering 4G or Broadband Wireless Access (BWA), said Arvind Sawant, MP, Shiv Sena, South Mumbai. The decision is said to have taken after a meeting among the Minister of Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad, Rahul Shewale and Sawant, on issues of liabilities of MTNL. According to reports, the meeting have occurred after a series of… Read More

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PAN India BSNL Customer Satisfaction Survey: A TelecomTALK Initiative

From time to time we have been conducting surveys to understand the issues faced by telecom consumers and highlight them to operators. In a bid to provide a platform to gather consolidated feedback, we decided to initiate customer satisfaction surveys focused on individual operators. As BSNL is India’s national telecom operator we decided to start with BSNL! We request you to fill in the survey to help us understand how… Read More

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UTStarcom awarded three year contract extension by BSNL for major network enhancement

UTStarcom, today announced that the company has been awarded a significant three year contract extension to support a major network enhancement for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL). This reinforces the strength of UTStarcom’s advanced efficient and reliable broadband infrastructure solutions. This is an extension order for maintenance of BSNL broadband services with UTStarcom supplied products including B1000 IPDSLAM, RPR, EMS, LAN switches, BNGs, and various applications like AAA, SSSC and… Read More

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Sorry State of Affairs at BSNL – Customer Care misleads, Officials Redirect. The Ultimate test of Patience

It all started on 27 April 2015 after I activated STV84, the BSNL Special Tariff Voucher that offers STD calls at 0.35 p/min via SMS Self Care. On 1 May I discovered that the voucher no longer worked and I was being charged base plan rates. The content that follows in the subsequent paragraphs will throw light on the hardships one might have to face if things start going wrong… Read More

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BSNL Karnataka introduces two new plans and a new STV 248

As part of May day celebrations, BSNL Karnataka has launched two new plans and STV for its subscribers in Karnataka circle. The new STV offer unlimited calls to landline and the new plan vouchers offer reduced call rates. STV 248 unlimited calls to landline  New STV 248 offers unlimited local/STD calls to Landline phone of any network and reduced call rate of 30p/min for local/STD mobile calls with validity of 30 days. This… Read More

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BSNL Rationalizes National Roaming Tariff Under Prepaid And Postpaid Mobile Services

BSNL has decided to rationalize its national roaming tariff under prepaid and postpaid mobile services in order to comply with new guidelines issued by TRAI. Here are the changes made in the existing roaming charges- Prepaid National Roaming Rationalization: Voice Calls Existing (Rs./Min) Revised (Rs./Min) Pulse (Seconds) 60 Sec. 60 Sec. Local 1 0.8 STD 1.5 1.15 Incoming 0.75 0.45 SMS Existing (Rs./SMS) Revised (Rs./SMS) Local 1 0.25 National 1.5… Read More

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BSNL’s Good Gesture after Earthquake for Effective Communication – Local Call Rates to Nepal

While Indian Government is leaving no stone unturned in helping Nepal in these tough times, BSNL has come forward and is offering calls to Nepal at local call rates for the next three days. Ravi Shankar Prasad: To ensure connectivity, BSNL will charge local rates on calls made to #Nepal for the next 3 days — EconomicTimes (@EconomicTimes) April 25, 2015 BSNL is always at the forefront when it comes… Read More

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The Fact about BSNL’s Rural Telephone Services in India

BSNLs’ employees observe two days strike on 21st and 22nd of April, among the all other demands for Strike, one of their demands is that “Compensation for loss making Rural services”. So let’s have a look at  ?the proportion of BSNL’s Rural Connections in the overall Rural Telephone Subscriber base. As per the TRAI’s press release Telecom Subscription Data as on 28th February, 2015, the overall Rural Telephone Subscribers are… Read More

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BSNL revises its Free WiFi plan now offers 30 min free usage

BSNL already offer free WiFi services at major Ghats of Varanasi and other locations in India. BSNL has now revised its free WiFi plans across PAN India offering more free minutes of WiFi usage. BSNL has revised existing 20 minutes of free WiFi usage and now offer 30 minutes free WiFi a day, maximum 3 times a month. BSNL is already in process of rolling out its WiFi hotspots at major locations across the country. Airtel –… Read More

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BSNL Extends Unlimited Free Night Calling on Landline to Broadband subscribers

BSNL had earlier announced its plan to offer Unlimited Free Night Calling on its landline phones. But was only available for landline plans and combo broadband plan users were left out. BSNL has now decided to offer Unlimited Free Night Calling to broadband combo plan users. All major BSNL Landline plans and broadband combo plan subscribers can make unlimited calls to both Landline and mobile phone of any network within the country between the… Read More

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Broadband Boost for North East Comes with 10Gbps Bandwidth from Bangladesh

Our independence comes with a division of lands, and worst happened to north east as connecting to these states from main India is always troublesome. So is north east’s communication system, mostly managed by state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). North east states are connected via cable from Kolkata & Siliguri traversing through hilly areas and often affected by natural calamities. Satellite internet is strictly regulated in India, and… Read More

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