TELECOM

Facebook Partners With Airtel to rolls out ‘Express Wi-Fi’ with 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspotsin India

Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out in India, its ‘Express Wi-Fi’ service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of the country. The commercial roll out of the project comes a year after Facebook pulled the plug on the controversial ‘Free Basics’ programme that drew severe criticism from advocates […]

BSNL’s Unlimited Broadband plan 249 for First Year instead of First Six months for all new and existing customers

State run telecom major, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced the revision of condition of plan migration period limit under existing entry level unlimited Broadband plan ‘Experience Unlimited BB 249’ from six months to One Year A reported by keralatelecom.info. At present, all new broadband customers in Rs. 249/- plan will be converted to  ‘BBG Combo ULD […]

Problem of call drops is more severe indoors, says DoT :Call drops reduced 7% in 3 months

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has been taking various initiatives to address the problem of call drops in mobile networks. The Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) have installed about 2,12,917 additional BTSs (Base Transceiver Stations) across the country during the period from June 2016 to February 2017. However, in order to obtain direct feedback from subscribers, DoT […]