BSNL will give users email IDs in their own languages

By : |December 21, 2016 0

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, Gujarati, Urdu, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Marathi.

BSNL broadband users now will be able to open an email ID in DataMail service in their own language. “It’s now possible in every part of India to have an email address in their own language and communicate in preferred language,” said Anupam Shrivastav, Managing Director, BSNL.



Indian languages account for less than 0.1 per cent content on world wide web. Also, over 89 per cent population is non-English speaking and unable to read and communicate via email as the language utilised to communicate is English.

The most spoken languages in India in 2016, are approximately Hindi (544.39m), Bengali (107.60m), Telugu (95.40m), Marathi (92.74m), Tamil (78.41m), Urdu (66.47m), Gujarati (59.44m), Kannada (48.96m), Punjabi (37.55m), Assamese (16.98m). The total of population using these key languages comes about 1147.95m that is a larger share of current population in India.

Ajay Data, Founder and CEO of Data XGen, said, “We are happy to contribute to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s Digital India dream by partnering with BSNL, country’s strongest network telecom company having rural and remote connect.”

BSNL broadband customers can use DataMail app which is free to be downloaded from any Android or iOS system through their respective play store and opt for the language in which they want his/her email address.

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