Exclusive : BSNL To Launch New Web Portal For Auction of Premium Mobile Numbers

National Telecom back bone and Pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is all set to launch new web portal to auction of its premium /vanity GSM mobile numbers (2G/3G) to prospective customers across all telecom circles.

BSNL’s new web portal http://eauction.bsnl.co.in will offers online / E- Auction facility wherein prospective customers can bid for BSNL premium/ vanity GSM (2G/3G) mobile numbers of their choice from the list of available mobile numbers on the portal.

According to BSNL, As the demand is extremely high, these number pooled for auction so that every individual can make out a chance to grab the number of their choice by participating in the auction conduced on the website.

Earlier, BSNL introduced “Choose your Mobile Number” Portal for FREE on-line selection service for Normal prepaid Mobile number as per customers choice which received very good response and the sale of prepaid mobile connections under this scheme has crossed 1,20,000 within a month of official launch.

 The new web portal of on-line premium numbers is devlop by BSNL’s own tech team – SancharSoft and it will be available for all customers from 1st June, 2012.

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P. Abraham Paul
February 9, 2015 10:48 pm 10:48 PM

Not much in this. If BSNL has to survive, it should go in for Money through Mobile (mTm), a presentation on this was given by me to BSNL Kerala many years back. Exclusively banked Universal Money Management by Phone. wp.me/p1ZsI2-4g

P. Abraham Paul
February 9, 2015 10:39 pm 10:39 PM

Mobile numbering plan has been totally messed up. See what I had suggested years back. Segregation of Service Provision from Network operation and Universal Numbering Plan. wp.me/p1ZsI2-t

P. Abraham Paul
February 7, 2014 10:16 pm 10:16 PM

In due course such methods of number allocation will land the industry in problems of data handling, logistics, as well as technical snags in moving to MVN. The right process is to plan and use Universal numbering plan. Please see my blog:
Segregation of Service Provision from Network operation / Universal Numbering Plan. wp.me/p1ZsI2-t