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ASSAM BSNL GETS ONE LAKH NEW MOBILE CONNECTIONS IN 10 DAYS: GOVIL
11:36:50 pm 05-March-2018
Guwahati, 5th March (northeastnews): BSNL Assam Telecom Circle has set a record of sorts by enrolling one lakh new connections for its mobile service in a short span of ten days working even during the Holi festival too, informed its newly appointed Chief General Manager, Sandeep Govil here today.

Chief General Manager Assam Telecom Circle, Sandeep Govil addressing his maiden media conference informed that, the commitment shown by their staff even during Holi festival they worked till late nights to activate those one lakh connections and their Tele verification too.

Govil said though most of the telecom operators are in red during the financial year and two of the operators like RCom and Aircel have packed up their shop in the last six months but the results for BSNL in the last quarter are likely to be very encouraging with increased market share and revenues.

Talking about the quality of service provided by BSNL, Govil said during the recently conducted independent drive test in Guwahati by TRAI, it is established that BSNL had an edge over other operators when it comes to download speed and opening of web pages etc and the quantum jump is usage of data by the customers is also a clear indication that they are able to use high speed data service by BSNL in a much better way.

The new CGM informed about host of new plans introduced by BSNL for data, mobile and landline customers to give good competition to private operators in the state, he said this time they have also introduced new and much better plans for post paid customers too with reduced rates and higher data availability on those plans.


He informed that with a view to help their customers while travelling abroad recently BSNL has launched International Wi-Fi hot-spots, customers travelling abroad can avail this facility by visiting “My BSNL” app and activating Rs 501.00.

Giving details of new plans for PREPAID customers he said some of the new plans are New prepaid plan Rs.429: Unlimited Local/STD and Roaming calls (except Delhi & Mumbai) to all networks + 1GB data /day +100 sms /day for 81 days for all prepaid customers. New prepaid plan Rs.485: Unlimited Local/STD and Roaming calls (except Delhi & Mumbai) to all networks + 1.5GB data /day +100 sms /day for 90 days for all prepaid customers. New prepaid plan Rs.186: Unlimited Local/STD and Roaming calls (except Delhi & Mumbai) to all networks + 1GB data /day +100 sms /day for 28 days for all prepaid customers.

He said to help data users to get additional data instantly they have introduced Data Mini Packs STV @ Rs 7 and Rs 13 for prepaid mobile customers which give 1GB and 2 GB Data respectively for 1 calender day.


The CGM said the customers will now have greater choice in chosing their voice packs too with New UNLIMITED VOICE STVs @ Rs 99 for prepaid mobile customers which gives Unlimited voice (local/STD) on all net in Home LSA and national roaming (except Delhi and Mumbai) + PRBT for 26 days and Voice STV @ Rs 319 which provides Unlimited voice (local/STD) on all net in Home LSA and national roaming (except Delhi and Mumbai) for 90 days.

Talking about the plans for POSTPAID customers, The Chief General Manager said Ghar wapsi Plan 399 as Holi Dhamaka gives unlimited Voice (LCL/STD) on all network with free national roaming & 30 GB FREE data @ Rs. 399 per month only. Plan is effective from 1st March 2018 on PAN India basis and one of the best in the industry.

The CGM informed that the new plans and facilities being extended are available on their website for the customers and their choice to change their existing plans will be done quickly.
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