BSNL Bharat Fiber broadband home service at Rs 1.1 per GB launched

BSNL has launched the Bharat fiber to the home service where it will offer 35GB data per day at as low as Rs.1.1 per GB and speeds of up to 100Mbps to take on Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. This move comes at a time where Jio is expanding its GigaFiber to over 1400 cities in the country before official roll out. Continue reading “BSNL Bharat Fiber broadband home service at Rs 1.1 per GB launched”

BSNL offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select postpaid, broadband plans

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Amazon and BSNL today announced a partnership, under which select BSNL postpaid and broadband customers will get the Amazon Prime Membership for a year free of cost. Airtel in the past had announced similar partnership by offering free prime membership to select postpaid customers. Continue reading “BSNL offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select postpaid, broadband plans”

BSNL gets Government approval for 4G services, wide roll out expected soon

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The Department of Telecommunications today has approved the state-owned BSNL plan to seek airwaves in the 2100 Mhz band to launch 4G services pan-India. BSNL in 2017 has submitted a detailed project report and in a bid to acquire spectrum worth about Rs 13,885 crore, and sought Rs 6,652 crore as equity infusion from the government. Continue reading “BSNL gets Government approval for 4G services, wide roll out expected soon”

BSNL launches WINGS Internet Telephony Service with audio, video calling and Prepaid Land Line service

State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced the soft launch of its  Internet Telephony (VOIP) Service “WINGS”, after the TRAI recommendation in October last year and DOT clarification on Internet Telephony,  last month regarding Internet Telephony by access service providers. Continue reading “BSNL launches WINGS Internet Telephony Service with audio, video calling and Prepaid Land Line service”

BSNL gears up to offer 1,000 Mbps broadband connection

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has introduced a next generation 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) that will enable it to provide broadband connection with download speed of up to 1,000 mbps. The NG-OTN network was launched by Telecom minister Manoj Sinha in Mumbai. Continue reading “BSNL gears up to offer 1,000 Mbps broadband connection”

ZTE to mark its arrival to the Indian smartphone market on February 3rd

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The name ZTE may be familiar to many of you out there. Some of you maybe familiar with their smartphones while others might not be familiar with their products but the name would definitely strike a chord in the minds of most Indians. This is because ZTE has very much been on Indian soil since 1999. Their journey began in 1999 and leads all the way upto its first smartphones launch in India in 2017. Let’s take a look at how ZTE has risen and become an integral part of India over a time period spanning nearly two decades.

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Vodafone and BSNL sign 2G intra-circle roaming agreement

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Vodafone and state owned telecom service provider, BSNL have signed 2G intra-circle roaming agreement to use each other’s assets and network strength across the country. This will help Vodafone expand its 2G network further, especially in rural areas and will strengthen BSNL’s network reach in urban areas. Continue reading “Vodafone and BSNL sign 2G intra-circle roaming agreement”

Facebook is testing Express WiFi service in India

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Facebook is testing an Express WiFi service in India and is in talks with  Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for a commercial launch. The social network has completed a pilot roll out of 125 rural public Wi-Fi hotspots in the country with a tie-up with state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
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BSNL to launch 4G in 14 telecom circles

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BSNL is the latest telecom company that is foraying into 4G and is looking forward to launch services in 14 telecom circles, according to a latest report from PTI. The state owned telecom operator has 20 MHz liberalized BWA spectrum in 2500 MHz band in these 14 circles. Continue reading “BSNL to launch 4G in 14 telecom circles”

Opinion – Why 3G Fair Usage Policy is Retarded

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Interrupting my usual Internet binging over a daily 2 hour commute, was a message from my operator. The message said I had exhausted my 2 GB limit for high speed internet this month, and now will be forced to a ridiculously low speed of 64 kbps. Say what?! Yes, I understand the concept of a fair usage policy thank you very much, and hey, apparently, I can either go through with the reduced speeds or order an add-on pack for an additional 250 rupees for a GB of 3G data. How lovely!

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BSNL offers 20% extra talk time, discounts on 3G data packs and data cards


BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.) has announced several offers for its GSM and CDMA customers on its 12th anniversary. They would offer 20% extra talktime on select top-up voucher, 20% discounts on 3G data vouchers and 3G data cards. Continue reading “BSNL offers 20% extra talk time, discounts on 3G data packs and data cards”

List of 122 2G Licenses cancelled across 22 Circles

We have put together a complete list of operators and circles which have been affected by the latest Supreme  Court judgement in India. If you are using a number on any of the networks in the affected circles below, you should move your number to another operator or you might loose your number for ever. Continue reading “List of 122 2G Licenses cancelled across 22 Circles”

BSNL launches Trust Card in partnership with Itz cash card


BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.), in partnership with Itz Cash Card Ltd., has launched TRUST Card, a co-branded multi service prepaid card in India as they announced last year. This is a semi-closed card that would let the card holders pay postpaid bill, prepaid top ups and other utility bills easily. Continue reading “BSNL launches Trust Card in partnership with Itz cash card”

Rationalized BSNL 2G and 3G prepaid tariffs for Chennai


BSNL has rationalized the prepaid 2G and 3G tariffs for its customers in Chennai. These tariffs are applicable from 22.07.2011. The 2G and 3G voice, SMS, Data and Video call charges for First Recharge Coupons (FRCs) are as follows. Continue reading “Rationalized BSNL 2G and 3G prepaid tariffs for Chennai”