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An outlook for 2021 for the Telecommunication industry

By : CIOL Bureau

The Telecom sector is the backbone of all businesses and individuals. In the pre-COVID times, it was working fairly well with the rise in the usage of smartphones. However, the occurrence of the pandemic came with increased opportunities for the

Paytm vs Telcos: TRAI imposes penalty of Rs 36 crs as they failed to curb cyber criminals from issuing fake SMS

By : CIOL Bureau

TRAI has imposed a penalty on Airtel, BSNL, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea. This is in regards to the case where they did not respond appropriately to a show-cause notice that TRAI issued. It was due to failure in block

Tired of hearing Amitji everytime you dial? Here’s how you can remove the corona caller tune on every network

By : CIOL Bureau

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the government put up the corona caller tune. Airtel, Jio, Vodafone and even BSNL started playing a recorded message with a coughing sound followed by a disclaimer regarding coronavirus. Later, they changed it to veteran

Ericsson and BSNL partner to bring 5G to India

By : CIOL Bureau

Ericsson today announced that it has signed an MoU with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), one of the leading telecom operators in India to work together on developing new 5G use cases, knowledge sharing on 5G technology concepts, industry and

BSNL database found vulnerable to hacking; the loophole is fixed now

By : CIOL Writers

French security researcher Robert Baptiste who goes by the name Elliot Alderson on his Twitter account revealed several vulnerabilities in the database of India’s state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, containing names, passwords and mobile numbers of its 47,000 employees. Baptiste found

BSNL launches Rs 399 plan with 30GB data and unlimited calling

By : CIOL Writers

In order to keep up with the competition in the mobile data space, BSNL has launched a new plan for its postpaid subscribers. The state-owned telecom unveiled “Holi Dhamaka Offer” which offers unlimited calls and 30GB of data for one

BSNL and Nokia partner to roll out 4G VoLTE Services

By : CIOL Writers

BSNL has signed an agreement with Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia to roll out 4G services in 10 telecom circles covering western and southern regions in India. “We are really proud to have technology partner like Nokia with whom we are working in

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