The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Friday introduced state-of-the-art 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) across the country to provide Super Express Highways, in tune with the Digital India Programme of the Prime Minister.
“Plintron today empanelled itself with BSNL and has become the first VNE for enabling the launch of Virtual Network Operators in India,” Plintron said in a statement. Due to this, any virtual network operator can use Plintron’s technology for providing telecom services using BSNL network.
BSNL will give out six times more data to its postpaid customers, under a new offer. From July 1, existing postpaid users on BSNL network across India will get six times free bundled data. Users on Plan-99 plan will get free 250MB, instead of no data previously.
BSNL has unveiled a new plan called ‘BSNL Sixer’ or ‘666’, which gives users unlimited voice with 2 GB data per day to prepaid users. It offers unlimited voice call to any network and data for a period of 60 days. Post exhaustion of ‘666’ plan, prepaid users can choose to go for company’s other plans.
BSNL has rolled out special combo vouchers worth Rs 786 and Rs 599 for its prepaid customers, as a part of Eid-ul-fitr deals. Additionally, BSNL is offering several other full and extra talk time plans on recharge of Rs 60, Rs 110, Rs 210, and Rs 290.
BSNL’s STV- 444 is a follow up to previously launched STV 333 aka Triple ACE plan, which the company claims got a ‘successful response’. STV- 444 offers unlimited data at 4GB per day at a recharge of Rs 444. Validity is 90 days. It only be availed by prepaid users.
MTNL, which provides services only in Delhi and Mumbai, on the other hand, sought government help in making Rs 8,000-10,000 crore capital available citing the tariff war being fought by private operators.
BSNL has started satellite phone service using INMARSAT, will be initially offered to government agencies
BSNL unveiled its STV333 along with STV349 or Dhil Khol Ke Bol and STV395 or Nehle per Dehla plans.
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