BSNL seeks to buy pan-India 700 MHz spectrum for 4G services

Government-run telecom operator state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) is planning to acquire 5 MHz spectrum in the super premium yet costly 700-MHz band across the country, in a bid to take on private telecom operators that are offering high-speed 4G services. BSNL has reached out to the government, seeking financial support to buy spectrum in the 700-MHz band, according to a Business Standard report. “We have 20 MHz spectrum in 2,500-MHz… Read More


Move over Jio, BSNL to launch lifetime free voice service in January

State-run telecom operator, BSNL is reportedly planning to launch lifetime free voice service starting from January 2017, along with plans that will be cheaper than what Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio had announced earlier this month. The move is aimed at quickly expanding the subscriber base across India, expect Mumbai and Delhi, where MTNL provides services. Further, the move will put further pressure on operators such as Airtel, Vodafone and Idea… Read More


BSNL to get richer by Rs.1250 cr for installing rural wireline connections before 2002

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will get subsidy support of Rs 1,250 crore from the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) as a compensation for the deficit that the State-run telecom operator incurred in operating the rural wire-line connections installed prior to April 1, 2002. The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given the approval for the subsidy support on Wednesday. The Cabinet also decided no further request from… Read More


BSNL has emerged as the fifth largest operator in the country

State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) said that it has achieved a monthly growth rate of 1.48% beating all major private operators in the month of June this year. It has also surpassed all major private operators in net addition of new customers in the same month to become the fifth largest mobile operator, as per data from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). As per the latest… Read More


BSNL launches Broadband combo at Rs.1199 with 2 Mbps unlimited data and 24 hours free calling across all circles

As Jio has started offering fiber based Gigafiber broadband service with unlimited data and calling benefits in selected cities, this time to protect existing broadband customers, state run telecom operator BSNL came up with new unlimited broadband plan which will offer unlimited calling benefits and flat 2 Mbps speed without any FUP at only Rs 1199. With this new plan ‘BBG Combo ULD 1199’ the company which has nearly 10… Read More


BSNL counteracts Reliance Jio with unlimited wireline plan at Rs. 249

The state-run operator BSNL has announced a broadband plan BB 249, offering the subscribers unlimited broadband data at 1Mbps speed (After consuming 1GB at 2 Mbps), effectively costing less than Re. 1 per GB download if they use up to 300GB data in a month. The plan will be available from 9 September. “Under this plan, customers can download unlimited Broadband data without bothering about any data limit in GB.… Read More


BSNL doubles validity for data STV 561 to 60 days

After introducing true unlimited data STV, Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) now doubled the validity for STV 561 from existing 30 days to 60 days. The new data tariff will come into effect from 1st September 2016 on PAN India basis. Data STV 561 offer 5GB now comes with increased validity of 60 days compared to existing validity of 30 days. Few days ago BSNL had introduced new data STVs 549 offer 10GB data for 30… Read More


BSNL to introduce new postpaid GSM plan Rs 1125, offers unlimited calling: Report

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced new postpaid GSM mobile plan Rs 1125 offering true unlimited calling. BSNL has also revised existing postpaid GSM mobile plan Rs 1500 to offer 5GB data instead of earlier 2GB and revised mobile data plan to add unlimited offer. The new tariff will come into effect from 1st October 2016 on PAN India basis reports keralatelecom. New postpaid GSM plan Rs 1125 offer true unlimited local… Read More


Data tariff war: BSNL to offer True Unlimited 3G Data STV 1099 without any FUP

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has announced its revision of its existing data STV 1099 to provide true unlimited 3G internet any without speed restriction or FUP. BSNL has also introduced new data STVs 549 and 156 offering more bundled usage compared to existing data packs. The new data tariff will come into effect from 25th August 2016 on PAN India basis. BSNL has revised existing data STV 1099 which used to offer 9GB… Read More


BSNL introduces new 3G data STVs for East Zones

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has announced new unlimited 3G data STVs exclusive for East Zone. BSNL East Zone includes the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkahnad, Orissa, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikim, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Andaman and Nicobar islands. The new data STVs has come into effect starting August 1st, 2016. The new unlimited 3G data STVs 351 offer 3G data usage of 1.5GB. While STVs 451 and 651 offer… Read More


BSNL introduces FTTH Fibro broadband plans in Kerala with speed upto 20 Mbps

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced new unlimited combo broadband plan and FTTH Fiber Broadband plans exclusive for Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad & Calicut SSAs of Kerala Circle. The new broadband plans will be available as promotional offer for period of 90 days with effect from August 10, 2016. The new combo unlimited broadband plan BBG Combo ULD 1091 offer download speed up to 8Mbps and comes with FUP limit of 40GB… Read More


BSNL withdraws call forwarding STV and add on packs, now offers the service totally free

A few weeks after introducing free call forwarding feature, state run telecom operator, BSNL has now withdrawn call forwarding packs from all circles for both prepaid & postpaid customers. BSNL Mobile Withdrawn Call Forwarding Offers PREPAID Call Forwarding STV 72 which offers Free call forwarding to Any BSNL Landline / WLL (Prepaid), Validity – 90 Calendar Days POSTPAID Call Forwarding Add-on with Fixed Monthly Charges of Rs 22 which offers… Read More


BSNL upgrades speed to 1Mbps for broadband customers

The state-run operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has upgraded its broadband speed to minimum 1Mbps for all BSNL broadband customers across India from August 1, announces the company. “Now BSNL broadband speed offered will be minimum 1 Mbps after High-Speed FUP quota at no additional cost for broadband customers who are under BB plan of post FUP speed of 512Kbps,” said a release from the company. The upgrade in… Read More


BSNL stays focused on improving revenues, talks to form partnerships for MVNO deals: Report

The state-run operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is on the path of recovery from the losses it reported in the earlier years. It employed various strategies, including job cuts, forming partnerships, or augmentation of its mobile networks to get back into the game. In the latest development, BSNL is reportedly in talks with six to seven companies for mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) deals. Two companies that held talks… Read More


BSNL introduces FTTH Fibro broadband plans in Gurgaon, Haryana with speed upto 100 Mbps

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has introduced three new FTTH broadband plans exclusive for Gurgaon SSA of Haryana Circle offering higher download speed and increased FUP limit. The new broadband plans will be available for period of 90 days as promotional offer with effect from August 05, 2016. Fibro Combo ULD 2599 broadband plan offer 40Mbps speed before FUP limit of 120GB and comes at a monthly rent of Rs 2599. Similarly Fibro… Read More

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