Commenting on the landmark achievement Mr. Kuldeep Goyal, company chairman and Managing Director said "BSNL is committed to taking India into the next league of telecom supremacy by providing technologically advanced services to its discerning customers at an affordable cost. In the emerging digital communications era, BSNL is optimizing its quality telecom network."
On the occasion of the World Telecommunication Day (17 May), He also announced that "BSNL will provide third generation (3G) telecom services at affordable rates and bridge the rural-urban digital divide.
Creating a paradigm shift in the Digital communications, BSNL starts to launch 3G service in March 2009 in some cities of India and invested 27 billion to build infrastructure for its UMTS/3G network in various telecom circles across the country to accommodate every one in next generation Mobile and Data services. By making 3G services affordable with lowest Voice call and Video call charges as well as high speed 3G wireless Broadband Data connectivity at 1 paisa for 10 KB which brings the 1.25 Million 3G subscribers under BSNL umbrella.
BSNL is World's 7th largest Telecommunications Company providing comprehensive range of telecom services in India: Wireline, CDMA mobile, GSM Mobile, Internet, Broadband, Carrier service, MPLS-VPN, VSAT, VoIP services, IN Services etc. Presently it is one of the largest & leading public sector unit in India.
BSNL is the only service provider, making focused efforts and planned initiatives to bridge the Rural-Urban Digital Divide ICT sector. In fact there is no telecom operator in the country to beat its reach with its wide network giving services in every nook & corner of country and operates across India except Delhi & Mumbai. Whether it is inaccessible areas of Siachen glacier and North-eastern region of the country. BSNL serves its customers with its wide bouquet of telecom services.