BSNL introduces new gen landline phone in Thrissur
Thrissur: BSNL, which is on the verge of collapse due to financial crisis, is making a strong comeback with new services. The central government-run telecom company surprised the customers by introducing a most modern land phone which is equipped with facilities of high speed internet and cable TV. Customers can avail internet and cable TV services with the single landline connection.
In the pilot phase, Annamanada BSNL exchange in Thrissur district has launched the landline service for the first time in Kerala. The landline service titled BSNL Fibronet will be officially launched in Kerala soon.
MP Aneesh, sub divisional engineer and K Jayan, junior telecom officer of Ernakulam BSNL office developed the Fibronet. BSNL corporate office in Delhi has collected the details of the new project.
According to reports, the authority is planning to implement the project across India.
Major attractions of Fibronet
With the new service, you will be able to answer calls on the landline on your mobile phones when you are connected to Wi-Fi. The customer can also make calls depending on the offers of landline even in mobile phone. A mobile app called Zip client should be installed for this purpose.
The customer can connect laptop and desktop with land phone to make calls.
At the same time, the customer will be able to get unlimited voice calls to all networks and high-speed internet with the service.
PBX facility for calls to landline is another major attraction. That means a caller can directly get connected to the person’s mobile by following the PBX instructions. Your mobile phone must be connected to the Wi-Fi to use the service.
For example, the PBX will say, Welcome to Grace Villa, Press 1 to contact Thomas, Press 2 for Gracy, Press 3 for Abin.
Fibronet will be available under three monthly plans. The plans are as follows; Rs 599 with a speed of 10 MBPS, Rs 777 for 50 MBPS and Rs 1277 for 100 MBPS.
Over 800 TV channels are also offered with this service. Though it is a single package, data will not be deducted while watching TV. Channel package starts from Rs 100. There is no need to pay for channels in the package of Rs 1277 with 100 MBPS. The customer can activate the same package on his phone.
Those who don’t have smart TV will get android box to convert their normal TV into smart TV. Rs 2000 should be paid for this purpose.
The customer can make calls over internet with this service.
Expenditure at a glance
BSNL will charge Rs 1000 for installation. The customer has to pay an extra amount of Rs 1250 for fibre modem and Rs 750 for Wi-Fi router. At the same time, The customer is free to purchase modem and Wi-Fi router at his own risk.