Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the state-owned telecom operator has been on the run up to launch its high-speed fibre-based broadband services, called Bharat Fiber. The subscribers of the telecom operator have been in a long wait as BSNL has been making an announcement in the past few weeks about the launch of the service. However, now it seems that the wait of the subscribers is over as BSNL has finally launched the Bharat Fiber high-speed data Fiber to the home (FTTH) service in India. With the launch of this service, the subscribers will be able to enjoy high speed, high volume data for seamless entertainment, browsing, video streaming gaming, work and more. BSNL wants to take on Jio GigaFiber service with the Bharat Fiber service.
Prices as Low as Rs 1.1 Per GB Over Bharat Fiber
Shri Vivek Banzal, Director CFA, BSNL Board remarked about the launch of BSNL’s new FTTH service and said, “Own a Bharat Fiber, if your data needs in the office or home are having entertainment, work, smart devices and all working together. We realise that now customers are demanding super-fast internet and have started owning more electronic gadgets and entertainment tools than ever before.”
The executive also said that the Bharat Fiber would be able to meet the large data demands of the consumers and it will cater to the data needs at high speeds. On top of that, the Bharat Fiber service will be affordably priced for the subscribers, the executive added.
Subscribers who opt for a Bharat Fiber connection will get data and Wi-Fi connection which will provide sufficient data for use by an entire family. Subscribers will be able to consume as much as 35GB of data per day over the Bharat Fiber connection with prices as low as Rs 1.1 per GB. Further, the government led telecom operator has also announced that the bookings for Bharat Fiber have already started on the BSNL portal. The company representatives said that the launch of Bharat Fiber orients with the Digital India mission and thus this service would help the centre in connecting maximum homes of the country with the internet. In simple words, BSNL is now calling its broadband service as Bharat Fiber, so that it can compete with Jio even in terms of naming. As you might be aware of by now, BSNL recently converted its broadband plans to daily data plans.
BSNL Puts Special Emphasis on Customer Service
Banzal also added that BSNL maintains transparency in billing and shares complete details and information with the customers. He added that the telco is now sharing regular security and regulatory information with the consumers as well. Apart from that, he said that the company is putting extra emphasis on consumer service which has started to show results for BSNL. It is worth noting that the government has already chalked out a plan to connect 1.25 lakh Gram Panchayats via its broadband service, Bharat Net, as such, the introduction of fibre-based services are expected to significantly boost customer retention, satisfaction, revenue, growth and infrastructure for BSNL.
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