BSNL Partners with Tata Communication to Deploy 44 Million WiFi Hotspots Globally

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    The state-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) partners with Tata Communications to deploy 44 million Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 100 countries. It will be the single largest global Wi-Fi network in the world including international flights and railway network systems.

    With an eye on International roaming market, BSNL ties-up with Tata Communications to provide seamless access to its subscribers while travelling abroad. Generally, accessing high-speed mobile internet across Wi-Fi hotspots is very bulky process where the user has to remember multiple passwords.

    BSNL - Tata Communications Partnership for Global Wi-Fi Hotspots:

    Incidentally, the Wi-Fi+ cloud communication solution developed by BSNL in partnership with Tata Communications gives seamless access to the subscribers by registering just once. With Wi-Fi+, the BSNL subscribers gets automatically connected to the closest participating Wi-Fi hotspot at any of the global location.

    Addressing the launch of Wi-Fi+, Mr. Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and Managing Director, BSNL, said: “BSNL is the first among the Indian Mobile operators to have taken this big step forward towards how mobile subscribers use Wi-fi internationally. It removes the friction from accessing Wi-Fi and makes it simple to use Wi-Fi data. BSNL mobile subscribers can access Wi-fi anywhere in the world without worrying about the bill shock when they get home and no longer have to limit their internet usage while abroad.”

    “We are really proud of this partnership with BSNL and how it is delivering innovative mobile experiences to BSNL subscribers.” said Mr. Christopher Almeida, Sr. Vice President, Service Provider Group, Tata Communications.

    Also Read: TRAI to Seek Comments on Scalable Public Wi-Fi Networks till December 9

    How to Access BSNL’s Wi-Fi Benefits Globally:

    The BSNL’s Wi-Fi+ gives seamless access to high-speed internet without any bill shock starting at ₹999 inclusive of all taxes. The subscriber can opt for the Wi-Fi+ plans through BSNL’s mobile App. Currently, there are 3 plans available under this Wi-Fi+ facility.

    1. ₹999 for 3 days
    2. ₹1599 for 15 days
    3. ₹1999 for 30 days

    The state-run telecom company BSNL has been a back-bone of the Indian telecom industry. With over 94.36 million mobile subscribers and 13.88 million wireline subscribers, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has been deploying innovative solutions across the country.

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