We have started process of converting all our exchanges into NGN exchanges, says BSNL CMD
BANGALORE, INDIA: BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM Ltd, (BSNL), which is reeling under landline subscribiption losses, is planning to woo back customers by introducing video calling and free call transfer from mobile phones, by end of this financial year.
According to a PTI report the state run telecom company is set to invest around Rs 400 crore and make use of NGN (Next Generation Network) technology to transform its landline services.
"We have started process of converting all our exchanges in to NGN exchanges. This will bring to landlines all facilities that are currently available on mobile phones like video calling, call transfer, directory among others," BSNL Chairman and Managing Director R K Upadhyay told PTI.
The BSNL CMD said there are total of 37,639 exchanges out of which 30,008 exchanges are based on technology from C-DoT and rest from imported technology.