BSNL to launch new-gen landline phone on Friday

Thrissur: BSNL will officially launch the new-gen landline phone facility across the state on Friday. Annamanada BSNL exchange in Thrissur district launched the landline service for the first time in Kerala as a pilot project in 2019.

The new-gen landline connection titled Bharat Fibre Triple Play Service is equipped with high-speed internet and cable TV.

The official launch ceremony will be held on Friday at 9 am in Gokulam Park hotel, Ernakulam. BSNL board director Vivek Bansal will inaugurate the ceremony.

Tariff rates of the new-gen phone connection will be announced after the official launch.

BSNL Kerala circle has decided to extend the project across the state after Mathrubhumi published a news on the project which was launched in Annamanada.

The new-gen landline is the brainchild of Anoop K Jayan, junior telecom officer at Ernakulam mobile service centre.

BSNL corporate office approved the project after experimenting it for multiple times at Bengaluru. At the same time, BSNL has started to give the new-gen land phone connections in all districts.

Bharat Air Fibre project which allows the new-gen land phone connection to apartments will be launched on Friday.

Compared to other landline connections, the new-gen landline phone will have a digital connection by replacing the cables with signals from towers. The phone will download signals from the antenna installed on the apartment. There will be no radiation problem from this high-frequency antenna.

Features of the new-gen landline phone

  • Answer calls on the landline on your mobile phones when you are connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Customer can also make calls depending on the offers of landline even in mobile phone, laptop and desktop.
  • Unlimited voice calls to all networks
  • High-speed internet
  • Access more than 800 television channels. Data will not be reduced while watching TV.
About the project

Optical fibre cables will be taken to houses from the telephone exchange. Investors interested to cooperate with the project will be identified. 50 per cent of the bill amount will be granted to these investors. It is learned that these investors will be included in the BSNL invoice system.

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