BSNL customers can now connect to Wi-Fi hotspots with a single registration. This feature has been made available courtesy the company’s WiFi+ feature, as a part of the My BSNL app.
This feature can be activated through the My BSNL app for Android devices. Unlike conventional Wi-Fi hotspot settings, users require to login only once from the app. The one-time login will enable BSNL subscribers to access almost 44 million hotspots across 100 countries. These include hotspots from public places, as well as those on international flights and rail systems. Wi-Fi services will be available across countries and continents, states the company.
To enjoy this feature, users will have to activate the recharge before their foreign travels, in the My BSNL app, while checking for its validity. The WiFi+ service will begin from the day of activation for the device registered on the app. BSNL has advised users to check whether the service will be available for the desired international destinations, as the service registration will be non-refundable.
Users who recharge for Rs 501 monthly can avail this service, that provides unlimited internet. Users, though, should check for Wi-Fi hotspot connections for various locations, as the services are subject to the hotspots associated with it. A list of the partner Wi-Fi hotspots can be referred to from the company website.
“BSNL is the first among the Indian Mobile operators to have taken this big step forward makes it simple to use Wi-Fi data,” said R.K.Mittal Director (CM), BSNL.