Posted on 11 May 2013 by bbiswajitece
There was a meeting scheduled with Finance Minister P Chidambaram & other group of ministers to discuss on the revival strategy of state-owned BSNL & MTNLbut later the meeting was cancelled. As per news came from PTI, one of the government officials said that the next date of the meeting yet to be decided & also quoted about the non-availability of Finance Minister today.
As per sources has quoted that the Finance Minister had to travel to Chennai so he was not present in the meeting.
P Chidambaram the Finance Minister is heading the GoM. This group was formed as per letter sent by Telco Minister Kapil Sibal to our Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the major concerns of its two loss earning PSU’s.
As per records shown in financial year 2012-13, MTNL incurred a loss of Rs 3,300 crore around & BSNL suffered a loss of Rs 8,198 crore.
Telecom Minister, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V Narayanasamy were the honorary members of GoM.
Posted on 20 April 2013 by bbiswajitece
BSNL the India’s first premium telecommunication company owned by the Govt. has again successfully launched two new combo sms & data prepaid vouchers for subscribers/customers residing in Kerala circle.
2G data downloading and free SMS only at Rs 17 & 67. Users can send SMS’s to both BSNL’s On-net & Off-net & also at the same time data downloading with 2G speeds in a certain validity period.
The first SMS combo plan offers 90 SMS within BSNL Local network & also within other network & 90 MB of 2G data for a period of 15 days priced at Rs 17.
The last & final SMS combo plans offers 400 SMS within BSNL Local network & also within other network & 400 MB of 2G data for a period of 30 days priced at Rs 67.
Following plans listed below:
SMS combo plan 17
Price: Rs 17
Free SMS: 90
2G data usage: 90 MB
Validity: 15 days
SMS combo plan 67
Price: Rs 67
Free SMS: 400
2G data usage: 400MB
Validity: 30 days
Posted on 12 April 2013 by bbiswajitece
Govt. based telco operator BSNL again has launched some attractive plan in SMSes segment in Chennai & Tamil Nadu circle for STV 19 & 72.
|Details of BSNL Chennai & Tamil Nadu New SMS packs:
||190 Local and National SMS
||720 Local and National
To activate this above pack users need to send SMS19 to 53733 or SMS72 to 53733. Rs.16.91 and Rs.64.08 will be the respective charges for those users who will activate this following packs via. SMS.
Posted on 04 April 2013 by bbiswajitece
Wi-Fi technology module for cars has been launched for first time in India by BSNL’s Indore division which will help people to surf internet while travelling.
General Manager G C Pandey car’s become the first experimental car to test the Wi-Fi module which costs around Rs 5,000-6,000.
Again the car has an antenna attached outside which provides data access in a speed of 3.5 mbps by the CDMA technology through BSNL’s own telephone exchange. Once this model gains the required the popularity then customers will use in it a large scale manner as per commented by Mr. Pandey.
Already BSNL has launched a Penta T-Pad WS707C tablet price at Rs 7,999 with in-built 2G SIM card slot plus voice calling option. Other interesting features are like 1GHz Cortex A9 processor, Mali 400 GPU, 1 GB DDR3 RAM.
Posted on 23 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Recently MTNL has introduced a 3G starter pack in the prepaid segment for Home and Roaming calls in Delhi circle at per second pulse rate of Rs 127.
The facilities provided from MTNL Starter Pack 127 at Rs 124 gives us a Free 3G SIM Card and Plan Voucher (FRC) which provides lot of offers like 127 Min Local (Any N/w), 127 Min STD Calls, 127 Local SMS (Any N/w), 127 National SMS and 127 MB 3G Data with 30 days validity from the date of activation.
1 paisa per second will be charged fot MTNL Local (Mobile\Landline) Voice & Video Calls & also Voice Calls to other network. 1.2p/Sec (6 paisa for 5 seconds) will be charged for STD & National Roaming Call to any other network.
Posted on 16 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
655.59 million is the 2G mobile subscriber base & 1.97 million is the figure by which user base has fall & 8 millions users get decreased by the Uninor operator as per data released by the industrial body COAI.
657.56 million is the subcriber figure released in the last month i.e. Jan’2013.
Again after closing down operations in several circles like Mumbai our new operator named as Uninor which is currently operating in six circles & have currently subscriber base of 31.77 million after losing 8.34 million subcribers.
As per statement released by Uninor “The loss of subscription in February also reflects the scale Uninor was able to build within three years in the circles it was compelled to close down.”
Currently 1.2 lakh new subscribers has been added by Uninor in their recent operating circles.
Besides Aircel having 60.87 million subscriber figure after losing 0.69 million users, Videocon having 2.06 million subscriber base after letting off 0.19 million users, state-owned BSNL-MTNL having 4.91 million user base after losing 0.20 million.
Vodafone has surprisingly added 2.18 million new users & puuting their user base to 149.88 million, Bharti Airtel also following the same path by including 2.42 million pushing the base to 186.62 million, Idea Cellular also added 2.85 million users & taking their base to 119.25 million.
Posted on 14 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Rs. 9,636.34 crore is the outstanding amount for spectrum license & charge fee owed by the govt. from telco operators end & was du=irectly informed to Parliament.
Rs. 3,275.56 for spectrum usage charges and licence fee was the largest amount owned by major private telco operator Bharti Airtel soon followed by Rs. 2,092.95 crore amount of state-owned BSNl, Rs. 1,656.23 crore is the third largest amount fallen into the hands of RCom, Rs. 1,122.01 crore amount belongs to the Vodafone, Rs. 458.32 crore amount belongs to Tata Teleservices, Rs. 428.06 crore amount remains from Idea Cellular end & others, the Minister of State for Communication and IT Milind Deora has written a letter to the Lok Sabha.
Rs. 2,199.73 crore is the penalty fee on outstanding charges imposed by the Govt.
In 2012-13 Govt. earned Rs. 6,889.28 crore from spectrum usage charges combining auction money of 2G spectrum of around Rs 1,706.92 crore & license fee of around Rs. 8,540.71 crore for first three quarters of the ongoing fiscal.
11,413.23 crore were the total license fee & Rs. 4,856.05 crore were the spectrum usage charges during the previous fiscal.
Rs. 23,177.65 crore for one-time spectrum charges for spectrum beyond 4.4 MHz in respect of GSM spectrum is owed to the govt. by different telco operators a per Deora.
Posted on 13 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
New existing plans have been launched by BSNL to attract Blackberry customers in both prepaid & postpaid segment by offering limited & unlimited plans for Blackberry Z10 smartphone running on latest Blackberry OS.
All new advanced rental plans have been launched by BSNL for Blackberry Z10 smartphone prepaid & postpaid users. Following plans has been given below:
BSNL BlackBerry BB10 Plans for BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone (MICRO/NANO SIM) :
BSNL also revised and opens its existing BlackBerry plans for BlackBerry Z10 users by adding new benefits in all plans . Following plans have been discussed below:
Posted on 08 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Recently BSNL the State-Govt. Telco Company has introduced a new SMS pack both for Local & National for their 2G & 3G prepaid mobile users @ rate of Rs 22 & 72 respectively in Kerala Circle.
The benefits 22 STV SMS pack were 210 Local+National SMS only for 7 days & on the other hand 72 STV SMS Pack provides 1000 Local+National SMS’s only for 30 days.
As per Trai’s order any telco operator will able to provide 100 SMS per day for 50 p charge only under any kind of base tariff plan applicable to subscribers.
If customers want to activate this new SMS pack then type this text in your mobile message write option SMS22 to 53733 or SMS72 to 53733.
Posted on 04 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) has a launched a new exiciting 3G data pack for prepaid uers in Mumbai circle only.
This new STV will offer 150 MB 3G data usage for Rs 52 & will be valid for 15 days after the plan is made activated.
All MTNL’s 3G data packs will be available not in home circles but also in other i.e. roaming circles, here the customer can enjoy this data plan via. BSNL network.