In a bid to provide grater satisfaction with seamless connectivity to the GPRS and 3G Data customers, India's National Telecom Backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has now made easy and simple 2G GPRS - EDGE / 3G Settings for all handsets.
With the new Settings customers can easily configure their handsets for HTTP browsing, WAP browsing, downloading or streaming video/audio content and also for sending and receiving MMS.
For each of these services an APN (Access Point Name) has to be setup in the customer Handset.To Configure the Mobile Phone for BSNL GPRS/EDGE/3G/MMS services the following APNs are now being used
|1||bsnlnet||This is used for http browsing. It is used for internet browsing with DataCard/Handset from PC/LAPTOP. The handsets having the http browsing support can also use this APN to browse.|
|2||bsnllive||This is basically for WAP browsing. It is used for internet browsing orcontent download from handset.|
|3||bsnlstream||This is used to watch all streaming content services like Mobile TV, VideoClips/Audio Clips in BSNL Live and Hello TV.|
|4||bsnlmms||This is used for sending and receiving MMS.|
The customer can setup all the APNs or a selected one depending upon the requirement.The different way of getting the APN settings are described below:
Settings over SMS: Customers may send SMS XXX to 58355 to get the GPRS/3G settings.
XXX stands for individual keyword for corresponding settings.
|BSNL||bsnlnet, bsnllive, bsnlstream, bsnlmms|
Selected settings corresponding to the handset will be pushed to the handset. Customer has to save the settings in the handset. “bsnllive” should preferably be made default setting in the handset.
Settings from Website: The settings are also available at website www.cellone.in for downloading to the handsets by the customers. Customer can go to that internet website from the computer and give the mobile number and select the handset. The selected settings will be sent to the handset. These are to be saved.
Manual configuration of Settings: The settings corresponding to the handset may be manually set in the handset. The details of Manual settings are given below and are also available in the website www.cellone.in.
Settings from Call centre: The settings may also be received from the call centre by dialing 1503.
Customers are pushed or guided by them for settings.5.Setting on TSD: “bsnllive” and “bsnlstream” settings will be sent automatically when a new customer inserts the SIM to the handset for the first time or changes the handset.
|Setting Type||(GPRSInternet)||(GPRS MMS)||(GPRS WAP)||(GPRS STREAM)|
|Phone IP Address||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic|
BSNL Gprs Settings for Blackberry Handsets- “blackberry.net” is the default APN for Web browsing in Blackberry handsets.
Settings for blackberry subscribers is pushed by the Service Provider (RIM) as BSNL LIVE, BSNL MMS and BSNL Stream service books and gets automatically saved in the handsets. Blackberry device manager can be used for internet browsing from PC/Laptop using blackberry handset. Dial Blackberry Call centre at 1505 (Toll Free) to get more details.