The governments have recently approved a full-fledged internet telephony by Telco’s. Flowing this move Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has announced its new offering called ‘Wings’
The service will be made public on August 1. Subscribers of this service will be paying a registration fee of Rs 1,099. Using the new service the user can call using any internet connection including broadband, WiFi, 3G or a 4G data network of any operator, this will not deny the connectivity even in areas with bad signals.
“To use the service, a customer needs to install… The soft app on any of its smart devices (like laptop/smart mobile handset/tablet) having internet… To make and receive calls from anywhere in India and abroad with any party (landline/mobile),” BSNL declared in a statement.
“There are some areas where mobile coverage is not good, thus poor speech quality, but the internet is available by any means including WiFi. By Wings service using internet service of an operator, the customer will be active to make or receive calls,” BSNL stated.
Rs. 491 20Mbps Broadband Plan With 20GB per day
In addition, BSNL has recently launched the broadband plan for Rs. 491. The plan offers 20 GB of data per day. The new plan will be made available to the customers across the country in different centers and retailers.
The plan was launched and NK Mehta, BSNL board member tweeted “BSNL is committed to offering high quality, most affordable and data services which meet everyone’s expectations. The Rs 491 plan would benefit individuals as well as small and medium entrepreneurs.”
Yesterday in 41st Industries 41st Annual General Meeting of Reliance, the company launched Jio GigaFiber, an optical fiber-based broadband service. The service will be rolled out in 1,100 cities across the country from 15th August onwards the service will provide broadband speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
BSNL and Bharti Airtel are the leaders in India’s broadband market, but they are facing trouble with a customer who is adamant to switch to JioGigaFiber when it will be available.
This move might come as a blow to other telecom companies and they might see the tough competition ahead.