World Telecom Day: BSNL Signs MoUs with Facebook, MobiKwik, Data Infosys and Disney India
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The state-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has come up with a host of new initiatives on World Telecom Day. The operator signed MoU with many companies and announced the launch of new initiatives to mark World Telecommunication and Information Society Day on 17th May.
BSNL Drives Facebook Express Wi-Fi Service:
As per the company, the new slogan will be “Behtar Sewa Ki Nai Lagan”. Incidentally, the government-owned telco signed a MoU with social media giant Facebook to provide backhaul bandwidth connectivity to push Express WiFi service in rural parts of India.
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Currently, Facebook Express WiFi service is open to the public in Gujarat, Meghalaya, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. The user can sign up Express Wi-Fi hotspotand purchase data packs and access internet at low-cost. This service is already being used in other countries like Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania.
In another important development, BSNL signed a pact with Disney India. As per the agreement, Disney will provide its premium online gaming services to the subscribers of BSNL mobile.
The BSNL has collaborated with mobile wallet company Mobikwik to facilitate payment portal (BSNL mobile wallet) for promoting BSNL products and services. All the BSNL powered mobile handsets will now get a pre-loaded MobiKwik app for easy payments. The benefit will be extended to offline retailers and feet on street professionals. Moreover, the MoU facilitates the digital sale of BSNL SIM cards through MobiKwik App and website.
BSNL Setting New Standards for Telecoms:
BSNL - The state-run telecom operator has also inked a pact with Data Infosys Ltd. This MoU facilitates hosted email services to all the enterprises including Government, NGO and private companies. Highlighting the role played by the BSNL in Indian telecom sector, the company started offering network management system separately for its Data Network “IMPMPLS” and for its “broadband network”.
Also Read: BSNL Offers 4Mbps Minimum Download Speed Starting May 1
BSNL has been widely appreciated for upgrading the minimum broadband speed to 4 Mbps. It is the first operator to do so. Recently, the telco started offering 100 Mbps broadband speed to its VSAT customers.
Under Big Data For Big Impact:
To mark the World Telecom Day, BSNL started offering truly unlimited data for three days starting May 17th to May 19th, 2017. As per the STV -333 (Triple Ace Pack), the user will get unlimited data with 3GB/per day as FUP limit (and 80kbps after FUP limit) for a period of 90 days.
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Under the special provision, the BSNL prepaid subscribers will get unlimited 3G data from May 17-19 without any FUP restrictions. This offer is applicable to both new and existing subscribers of BSNL Prepaid mobile. The prepaid BSNL user can activate Triple Ace plan through
USSD code (*444*333#)or through BSNL web recharge portal.