COVID-19: BSNL, Vodafone IDEA extend prepaid validity, gives Rs. 10 free talk time to users

Bharati Airtel and Reliance Jio recently announced a validity extension for prepaid users and free Rs. 10 talktime due to coronavirus crisis. On similar lines now, BSNL and Vodafone IDEA has also announced special measures to assist customers impacted by coronavirus crisis.

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BSNL Christmas and New Year Offer: Get Rs.1999 annual plan with Unlimited calls and 60 days extra validity

Earlier this month, telecom operators Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio revised prepaid tariffs and later announced unlimited calling to all networks across the country. Post that yesterday, Reliance Jio launched the 2020 Happy New Year offer and now on similar lines, BSNL has announced recharge offers for Rs. 1999 annual plan.

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Government of India approves BSNL-MTNL merger; announces 4G spectrum allocation

Back in September 2018, BSNL got approval from the Indian Government for 4G services, but the rollout has been gradual. In order to lift the air of uncertainty over both BSNL and MTNL, now, the Government of India has approved BSNL-MTNL merger and has announced the allocation of 4G spectrum alongside clearing relief package.

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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 4G LTE services in India starting from Kerala

State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has finally launched 4G services in India starting from Kerala. BSNL 4G services will be available at five locations – Udumbanchola, Udumbanchola Town, Kallupalam, Chemmannar and Senapathy in Kerala in the high range Idukki district and is expected to be roll out to other districts in Kerala later this year. Continue reading “BSNL launches 4G LTE services in India starting from Kerala”

BSNL offers 2GB data per day, unlimited on-net calls and more for Rs. 339

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State owned telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) recently started offering up to 4 times extra 3G data at Rs.36 per GB to compete with Reliance Jio. Now it has launched new plan that offers Unlimited Local/STD on-net (BSNL to BSNL) calls, 25 Minutes/day of Local/STD calls to other networks and Unlimited Data with FUP of 2GB/day at Rs. 339. Continue reading “BSNL offers 2GB data per day, unlimited on-net calls and more for Rs. 339”

BSNL slashes 3G data pack rates, now offers 3G data at Rs. 36 per GB

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State owned telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has announced that it is now offering up to 4 times extra 3G data at Rs.36 per GB with existing STVs in the market to compete with other operators, including Reliance Jio. Continue reading “BSNL slashes 3G data pack rates, now offers 3G data at Rs. 36 per GB”

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”

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”

Micromax ties up with BSNL for bundled offers on phones, tablets and dongles

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Micromax has partnered with BSNL, State Owned Telecom Operator, to offer data and other benefits with Micromax devices including feature phone, smartphones tablets and dongles. This offer would be initially available across four Micromax devices – Micromax X070 and X088 feature phones, Micromax P410i tablet, Micromax MMX377G dongle, Micromax A37 and A37B smartphones. This includes, free data of up to 2GB per quarter, 500 minutes of free (on net) voice calls per quarter for 12 months and more. Continue reading “Micromax ties up with BSNL for bundled offers on phones, tablets and dongles”

BSNL Champion DM6513 with 6.5-inch display, Android 4.2 launched for Rs. 6999

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BSNL, State Owned Telecom Operator has partnered with Champion to launch BSNL Champion DM6513, a 6.5-inch phablet. The display resolution is unknown. It is powered by a dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. BSNL partnered with Champion to launch BSNL Champion My Phone SM3512 and SM3513 earlier this year. It partnered with Pantel Technologies to launch Penta Smart PS650 with a 6.5-inch screen last year. Continue reading “BSNL Champion DM6513 with 6.5-inch display, Android 4.2 launched for Rs. 6999”

BSNL launches free incoming national roaming packs starting from Rajasthan

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After MTNL, the State Owned Telecom Operator, BSNL has started rolling out free roaming plans starting from Rajasthan. Unlike MTNL, this service is not free on BSNL. Prepaid customers have to purchase special tariff vouchers (STVs) to avail free incoming calls while roaming across the country. These packs come under One Nation:One number:One rupee and starts at Rs. 5. Continue reading “BSNL launches free incoming national roaming packs starting from Rajasthan”

BSNL and MTNL reportedly launching free roaming plans starting January 26th

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BSNL, State Owned Telecom Operator and MTNL would launch new free roaming plans starting from January 26th, according to a recent report from TOI. Videocon Mobile Services was the first operator in India to offer incoming calls free while on roaming on their own network by default, without any processing fee or a special tariff voucher. It also launched new packs later that offer free incoming calls while roaming on other networks. Other operators joined in with cheaper roaming plans starting with free incoming calls while roaming. Continue reading “BSNL and MTNL reportedly launching free roaming plans starting January 26th”