Monday, September 7, 2015

BSNL Upgrades the speed of all Landline Broadband customers from 512 kbps to minimum 2 Mbps

BSNL has decided to upgrade Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps at no additional cost for all the Broadband customers on PAN-India Basis from 1st October 2015.   This is another major service offering from BSNL for the benefits of customers in continuation to offering free night calling from BSNL landline  to all operator network from 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM and free incoming roaming services for its mobile customers. BSNL is also offering 1Gb free E-Mail box to their customers from 50 Mb mail box. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Hon’ble MOC &IT, GOI announced this today here at Gurgaon in a function organized by BSNL. The function was graced by Shri Rao Inderjeet Singh Hon’ble MOS for Planning & MOS for Defence (Independent charge) GOI. Shri Anupam Srivastav CMD BSNL, Shri N K Gupta Director (CFA), Smt Sujata Ray Director (HR) BSNL Board and Shri R C Arya CGM Haryana circle were also present on the occasion. The speed up-gradation will benefit all the existing and new Broadband customers of BSNL. Under this scheme, BSNL is upgrading the speed of existing Broadband plans of 512 Kbps & 1 Mbps to 2 Mbps speed. With this upgradation, BSNL customers can access / surf the internet including social network websites like Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc. at high speed.
BSNL is the first service provider to provide the Broadband Access to the country. BSNL launched the Broadband   services over its landline in India in 2005 with speed of 256kbps and above over the state of art Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) based IP infrastructure in urban as well as Rural areas. BSNL since then is constantly working for increasing the broadband speed for the enhanced experience of customer in urban as well as rural areas as envisaged in New Telecom Policy 2012.. Now, BSNL offers Broadband services with various plans ranging from 2 mbps to 100 mbps speed using ADSL/VDSL and fiber based GPON technology in a very affordable price range. BSNL is currently having around 10 Mn Broadband customers including about 1.1 Mn. Rural customers. This up-gradation shall enhance customer experience while surfing on internet and enjoying live video streaming by all customers even in the low price range. This scheme is expected to attract new customers for subscribing BSNL Broadband customers in an affordable manner.
BSNL is one of the largest Telecom Service providers in India. BSNL has installed Quality Telecom Network in the country & focusing on improving it, expanding the network, introducing new telecom services with ICT applications. BSNL is having more than 77 Million Mobile customers, more than 16 million wired line telephone connections and around 10 million wired Broadband connections.
For further information, customers can access the BSNL Customer Care Service through Toll free number 1500 (from BSNL number) & 1800 345 1500 (from other operator number) or visit the BSNL website

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BSNL reduces Landline Installation Charges

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has reduced Landline Phones Installation charges from Rs. 750 to Rs. 600 in Urban areas across India. BSNL has already launched a series of special camps for reconnection of landlines across state with Unlimited FREE Calling from Land-line Phones across India from 9 PM to 7. BSNL reduces Landline Installation Charges to get more landline connections in coming days. 
BSNL Revised Landline Installation Charges:
The New charges will be application on PAN india basis from 1st September 2015.

Reliance Communication Reports Q1 net loss at Rs 551 Crore

Reliance Communications Ltd has announced the following Un-Audited Standalone results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 :
- The Company has posted a net loss of Rs551.00 crore Vs net loss of Rs536.00 crore.
- Total Income is at Rs2578.00 crore Vs Rs2820.00 crore.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Airtel launches 4G services in 296 cities with Speed challenge

Bharti Airtel has announced the commercial launch of 4G services in 296 towns across India after testing the market in select cities. The telecom company launched first 4G network in India in Kolkata in April 2012 “Now, customers across the country will be able to experience high-speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital super highway to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots  and Wi-Fi dongles,” Airtel said in a statement. To get started on Airtel 4G, customers need to switch to a 4G SIM. Apart from Airtel stores, Samsung retail stores will also facilitate 4G SIM swaps, the telecom operator said. "We are also doing home-delivery of SIMs for post-paid connections," said Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. Airtel also introduced a new range of 'Infinity Plans' starting Rs.999. These plans offer unlimited voice calls along with data benefits and access to Wynk Movies and Wynk Music apps.
The number of mobile web users in India is expected to grow by around 28 per cent annually between 2013 and 2017 and reach 314 million by the end of 2017, according to a report released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and KPMG. Earlier, Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of Reliance Industries, had announced that it would launch 4G services by year-end. Analysts say that the launch of Reliance Jio services will intensify competition in the telecom sector.
Bharti Airtel has announced for a 4G Challenge, a test of download speed using Airtel 4G/LTE mobile connection against the speed of mobile internet services offered by other operators. The challenge, open in four cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata asks people to try the speed at designated centres, using the mobile devices offered at the centres. The challenge will be entirely conducted by an external agency to ensure transparency. Hope Airtel Speed challenge will also include BSNL 3.5G based WiMax and Reliace Jio 4G which is scheduled to be launched in December 2015 as there is no point in competing 4G and 3G Services, it must be Airtel 3G and other operators 3G service.

Vodafone launches ‘Double Data Offer’

Vodafone, the market leader in Mumbai circle, is all set to delight its mobile customers with its latest ‘Double Data’ Offer. Vodafone has a base of more than 8.4mn customers in Mumbai and apprx 4.8 mn customers are data users. In the latest offer prepaid customers enabling data recharge through My Vodafone app or via 121 or through special offer section on the company’s website will be offered with double value of the chosen data pack. The offer has started from the first week of August. To promote this offer Vodafone is introducing its latest campaign across different media platforms. It has also introduced Vodafone Data Premier League contest for motivating Retailers to push latest offer of double data through the Vodafone’s 121 platform. Vodafone has added 950 new 3G sites to further strengthen its robust mobile network in Mumbai. It has a market share of apprx 27.8% by subscriber base and 32% by revenue in Mumbai circle.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Tata Communications FY16 Q1 Results

Tata Communications Ltd announced the following audited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Net profit at Rs147.51 crore vs Rs125.65 crore (YoY)
- Total Income at Rs1287.59 crore vs Rs1186.86 crore (YoY)
- Net loss at Rs33.86 crore vs net loss of Rs21.38 crore (YoY)
- Total Income at Rs5259.81 crore vs Rs5175.99 crore (YoY)