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BSNL partners Detel to launch Detel D1 for just Rs 499

By : CIOL Writers

State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has teamed up with Detel to launch Detel D1 feature phone. The phone comes bundled with BSNL connection. Customers who buy the phone get a BSNL sim card and the validity of

BSNL to launch 4G services in Kerala from Jan’18

By : CIOL Writers

State-run telecom service provider, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited(BSNL) is all set to launch 4G services across the country starting with Kerala from January 2018. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director, Anupam Shrivastava said, “We are going to start 4G from Kerala.

Now BSNL and Micromax launch a Rs 2,200 JioPhone rival

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio’s ‘free’ 4G mobile phone has given a new lease of life to feature phones in this age of smartphones with more and more companies launching new 4G VoLTE feature phone to tap into the growing market. The latest one

BSNL might partner Micromax to launch a Rs 2K Jio phone rival

By : CIOL Writers

Given the craze around Reliance Jio’s ‘free’ 4G mobile phone, feature phones might just have got a new lease of life in this age of smartphones. So after Jio phone, state-owned telecom operator BSNL is partnering Micromax to launch a

BSNL asks broadband users to change password after malware attack

By : CIOL Writers

State-owned telecom operator BSNL on Thursday said that it was hit by a malware attack earlier in the week and has advised broadband users to change the default system password. The malware attack impacted nearly 2,000 broadband modems, where subscribers had not changed

BSNL partners Data Xgen, announces 100GB storage plans for broadband customers

By : CIOL Writers

On International Women’s Day, BSNL partnered with linguistic email service provider Data Xgen and announced that it will be offering 100 GB of storage space to their broadband customers via select plans. The offer is currently available for women subscribers 

BSNL partners Nokia to accelerate transition towards 5G

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will work together to accelerate the development of a 5G ecosystem, opening up India to the potential of extreme high-speed wireless broadband with ultra-low-latency, and the ability to support the future

BSNL will give users email IDs in their own languages

By : Soma Tah

BSNL has launched free email address service in 8 Indian Languages to its broadband users with ‘DataMail’. The linguistic email service offered by BSNL will have DataOne.Bharat domain and email address will be offered in eight regional languages including Hindi,

Telecom subscriber base rose to 1.074bn in September on the back of Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The formal launch of Reliance Jio in September led to a 1.98 percent increase in the telecom subscriber base to 1074.24 million in the country at September-end, according to TRAI. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,053.40

BSNL launches double data offers for prepaid customers

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to Reliance Jio, Indian mobile users are getting new offers on data plans every day from their operators. State-run telecom company BSNL was perhaps first to acknowledge the new competitor in Jio and promised to take on the new

BSNL to ramp up mobile broadband capacity to 600 terabyte to take on Rjio

By : CIOL Writers

The telecom sector is witnessing unprecedented hustling-bustling post-Reliance Jio’s official launch. The telecom players hitherto in the backseat have also decided to play the game upfront now and are taking the competition head-on. One such player is state-owned telecom firm

BSNL signs intra-circle roaming pact with Vodafone and Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

Vodafone and BSNL have announced a 2G intra-circle roaming agreement (ICR) that is designed to benefit their customers and help reduce call drops. The availability of additional towers is expected to help both the companies address the coverage gap, thereby

‘BSNL will match Reliance Jio tariff-by-tariff’

By : CIOL Writers

When Reliance chief Mukesh Ambani unveiled his dream plan Reliance Jio, little did we know that telecom sector won’t be same again. The good news is that the Jio effect which was evident even before the official release (big telecom

ASI signs MoU With RailTel and BSNL for WiFi Services at historic sites

By : CIOL Writers

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with state-run RailTel and BSNL for providing WiFi services at its various monuments and sites. The service will be free for the first half-an-hour and thereafter chargeable on

Mobile internet subscribers in India reaches 342.65mn in March

By : CIOL Writers

The total number of mobile Internet subscribers in India reached 342.65 million in March with Bharti Airtel leading the chart, as per the data shared by Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha in the Parliament on Wednesday. Amongst the 138 mobile Internet

BSNL set to connect 2000 cities with Wi-Fi

By : CIOL Writers

State-owned telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam plans to connect over 2,000 cities with Wi-Fi internet soon. The telco will create Wi-Fi connectivity in major markets and congregation hubs as the company expands its base in partnership with QuadGen Wireless. The

Mobile data usage increases twofold in past 3 years

By : CIOL Writers

With more and more people accessing the internet through their mobile phones, mobile data usage in the country has more than doubled in the past three years as per the data available with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). As per

BSNL targets 2500 Wi-Fi hotspots in the current fiscal

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in process of setting up Wi-Fi Hotspots on PAN India basis (except Delhi  and Mumbai). It has reportedly a target to set up 40,000 wi-fi hotspots in next three years and

The 7th wonder of the world to go digital

MUMBAI, INDIA: Taj Mahal—the seventh wonder of the world will soon go digital. Come July, tourists visiting the famous mausoleum will now get free Wi-Fi access for the first 30 minutes. BSNL has already deployed the network, and the telecom service

Nationwide mobile number portability by July; Free roaming on BSNL from June 15

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Full Mobile Number Portability (FMNP) will be implemented next month, union minister of Communication & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted this today. Prasad said this while he was announcing the achievements of his ministry during Narendra